Family Read Alouds

“I’ve come to realise something that both delights and relieves me: reading aloud with our kids is indeed the best use of our time and energy as parents. It’s more important than just about anything else we can do.” Sarah Mackenzie I’m currently reading Sarah Mackenzie’s new book, The Read-Aloud Family, and have been convicted, … More Family Read Alouds

Mere Motherhood – Cindy Rollins

This post is part of my series on Mother Culture – My Reading List. https://wisdomandwonder.com.au/2017/07/25/mother-culture-my-reading-list/ Mere Motherhood by Cindy Rollins This book made my heart race, and my head nod with agreement. Empowered. Inspired. Not because Cindy has challenged me to consider new ideas but because over and over again she presented the very same … More Mere Motherhood – Cindy Rollins

Burgess Books

I feel like I’m a bit late to the party on this one. Thornton W. Burgess. The Burgess Books. What a treasure. I had heard great things about the author’s works, but I had not had any luck finding them at the local Salvos or Lifeline Book Fair and hadn’t got around to looking them … More Burgess Books

The Ultimate Guide to Audiobooks (Plus – Getting the most out of your Audible Subscription)

I love reading to my boys and am always a little hesitant to give up that role to audiobooks. It’s always worth it though. The stories are loved, and we get to listen to more books! Mostly we listen in the car. We are in the car a lot. We are often driving around on … More The Ultimate Guide to Audiobooks (Plus – Getting the most out of your Audible Subscription)

The Little Book of Hygge – Meik Wiking

This post is part of my series on Mother Culture – My Reading List. https://wisdomandwonder.com.au/2017/07/25/mother-culture-my-reading-list/ The Little Book of Hygge I read this book in an afternoon, curled up on the couch with my 4yo, with his movie on in the background. It sounds hygge (hyggeligt? – I don’t have the language down yet). It … More The Little Book of Hygge – Meik Wiking