HSP 029 Heidi Scoval: Raising a Reading Family FeaturePin


Heidi Scovel is a classical homeschooler and book lover who blogs at Mt. Hope Chronicles. She joins us on this episode of the podcast to give us a peek into what school likes like at her house with four extroverted, book-loving kids and a relaxed classical approach to learning.

Heidi tells how she spreads a feast for her children by keeping copious numbers of rich books around the house, and she even shares some secrets for how she carves out time for her own reading. Enjoy!

HSP 029 Heidi Scoval: Raising a Reading FamilyPin

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Links and resources from today’s show:

 The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home (Fourth Edition)Pin Teaching from Rest: A Homeschooler’s Guide to Unshakable PeacePin The Core: Teaching Your Child the Foundations of Classical EducationPin Life of Fred Elementary Series Complete 10 Book Set (Life of Fred)Pin Deconstructing Penguins: Parents, Kids, and the Bond of ReadingPin Far from the Madding Crowd (Penguin Classics)Pin


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