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Documenting Delight 11 & 12/365

We finally finished Tucket’s Gold and we are tearing into Tucket’s Home. This is going to be one of those series where we are all going to be a bit sad to say goodbye to all the characters once it’s over, I know it.

We also read a couple of chapters of Unbroken. Questions led to a rabbit trail of youtube videos on Hitler and WW2. You know what I realized? I knew practically nothing about WW2. My husband came home for lunch and even he was interested in these videos with us. These animations are easy enough for adults and children to follow. We talked about war, the consequences, how they begin and tied it in with the Bible.

I didn’t write out in my lesson plan that we would lean about WW2 today. It just happened thanks to a very captivating autobiography and the internet. I can’t say it enough, this is my favorite way to learn as a family.

I also started a new book I’ve been wanting to read, it was only 99 cents for the kindle version (you can read it on any device: lap top, phone, tablet, etc.,) so check it out!

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Book Feels

I am not the emotional type at all, I hardly ever cry. These titles below though..ugh they got me. If you are looking for a book to grip you, these are a few I can recommend.

Pink and Say

A Single Shard

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

This last one in particular, I have never cried so much while reading aloud.  I glanced over and one girl was getting up to leave the room, another was silently crying on the couch, the little kids were bewildered! Afterwards my oldest came up to me still with tears in her eyes and we hugged and cried a little in the kitchen. Unfortunatly I asked her if it reminded her of her broken china dolls over the years (the main character is a china rabbit) and she said, it hadn’t but now I reminded her…oh boy..more tears…her remembering her dolls and me for reminding her and causing more sadness. After that I declared a popcorn and movie day to get it off our minds.

Is there a book you read aloud to your kids that was hard to get through, because you were in tears?

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My Current FAVORITE things- I Love Tazza Bag/ BOOKS/ Ikea Products

I thought it would be fun to share my current favorites and include books like a book haul. Maybe something I was looking for, is something you also have and this could be helpful to you. Today I am sharing about my new tote bag that I LOVE. Sure it’s really a travel bag, BUT I needed a bag that I could also carry and keep my camera protected. Watch the video to see how I made it work.

Also sharing my current favorite books and Ikea products.

Share in the comments below, what are some of your favorites right now!

IKEA Products (Sorry could not find a link for the bowls)-

I Love Taza 2 in 2 Tote-

50 Famous Stories-

Four Naval Heroes-

Our Hero General U.S Grant-

Food Swings-

The Art of Screen Time-