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eBook Picks {Homeschooling, Parenting Resources I’m Using}


The Armor of God $2.50

It was a gift to find this eBook in the homemaking bundle collection because I have been thinking through how I want to teach my son about the armor of God. Even though he is only six, he is already dealing with the awakenings of the male mind. I have some ideas of what I want to do to instill in him integrity, honor, and a respect towards ladies, and this eBook is a great start!

Because he’s only six, we’re going to skip over the copy work portion of this eBook (it’s more suited towards a first grader and up), but I’ll definitely start on the discussion questions (“What kind of king would you be? How would you rule your kingdom?”), the memory game, the coloring page, and the Design Your Own Sword. We’ll be digging into this study ASAP!


Write Through the Bible $5

I love this workbook! My 7 year old is just about finished with her Spelling book, and instead of moving on to the next book during the summer, I’m going to have her work through this writing guide.

It goes through a cycle of copy work, vocabulary, and dictation. The goal is that when finished (it’s a full school year’s worth of writing), your child will have memorized Philippians 2:1-18 (ESV), and have better handwriting! I’m really looking forward to trying this with my girl!


Raising Rockstars Kindergarten $10

I mean really, score. Carisa‘s curriculum’s are amazing. AMAZING. She is a gift to the blogosphere for any parent who is looking for great learning resources for their babes. I’ll be doing this one with my son over the summer and the preschool version with my 4 year old.

200x200 Curriculum

ABC’s for Godly Girls & Boys $8 each

The reason I like this Bible Curriculum is because of the flash cards. Take a look…

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I’m going to fire up my laminator and use the girl flash cards with Ella (the 7 year old). To me, the $8 is well worth these colorful scripture cards, even though there is so much more to the curriculum! Each lesson in the eBook includes a character trait (A is for attitude) , a primary Bible verse, a bonus verse, a key Bible character, a lesson, an activity idea, and a craft idea. This could be used for some great one-on-one time with your babes.

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4 Moms of 35 Kids Answer Your Parenting Questions $7.99

I mean HELLO! I LOVE hearing from older, wiser women who have gone before me in raising children. And a Q & A format to boot? Perfect, in my opinion. For each question, each mom gives an answer of what her family has done (so there are different opinions/ideas, not a formalistic approach). Brilliant I tell you. Here are some of the questions:

How do you keep things fair for all your children?

How do you teach your children to do chores?

How do you teach your children about the birds and the bees?

And SO many more! This is a wonderful resource for any mama!


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The Rhythm of Rest 2.99

Why did I add this eBook? Because I’M A MOM. And, you know, I tend to not “honor” rest. Also, what does “honoring rest” even mean??

I just love Danielle’s spirit, and this eBook is a lovely offering for the mama (or any woman) who could use some practice in what it means to honor the rhythm of rest. This eBook includes Danielle’s stories, tips, and “Take a Breathe” journaling exercises to help you enter the Rest.


Now tell me, what are some of your favorite eBooks on parenting and/or education?

Love, SM

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  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000844917785 Carrie Loofbourrow

    I am so naive when it comes to some of these things…. so, here’s my humble question of the day: how do the eBooks work?!?! =) I am really interested in this homemaking bundle, but am not sure if it is going to work for me right now. I only have our laptop (which is slowly dying=} and a small tablet my husband mostly uses…. will the eBooks work on either of these two and can I transfer anything if we get a new laptop/computer?! Thanks, and I’m so delighted to have found your website! I just bought the Desperate book for my mom as she was very interested in it and I think it will encourage her =)

    • http://www.likeawarmcupofcoffee.com Sarah Mae

      Carrie, 🙂 The ebooks can go into your downloads folder on your computer, and yes, you can transfer them to a new laptop/computer! 🙂 Also, thanks for the kind words about my book!

  • Kristin


    First, thank you for the resources – can’t wait to check them out!!

    Second – what did you use to teach your children to read? Any insight would be great!

  • Tster


    The instagram on the right side of your page shows a book Of Charlotte Mason of some kind How to do it. It has First Grade Life Science What book is this? I would love to check it out

  • Elliott

    Hi Sarah Mae – I’m a frequent reader and love your blog. I’m curious – do the boy’s cards also talk about purity? It seems we would want to teach our boys AND girls about that virtue, and to have ongoing discussions with our kids to prevent double standards. How do you plan on dealing with those issues in your family?

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