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Hello! My 7 year old twin daughters have only been homeschooled since the beginning of 2017. So far things are going really well. They are adjusting quite nicely to the curriculum (Explode the Code, FLL, Draw Write Now, Math Mammoth, etc) but we sit down at our dining room table most of the time and I am missing that image in my mind of snuggling on the couch with books and making school a little bit more fun and less "school like", at least for some of the time. I've read very positive reviews on Five In A Row and I'm thinking about giving it a try. My only concern is that my girls are not, and have never been, very good listeners. They know how to read, are good readers and good at phonics. It's just a general lack of interest. Things have gotten better recently as I've started picking up books based more on their interests and less on my idea of great children's literature. We've gotten through two Magic Tree House books and are now reading Grimms Rapunzel. Anyways, I'm a little concerned about trying to make a unit study out of books they may not have any interest in. Of course my hope is for the opposite to happen and they find a newfound appreciation for books when we make them multi-purpose instead of me trying to read while they are not paying attention. I'm still not entirely comfortable in my new role as homeschooling mommy so I prefer a curriculum with the teachers instructions laid out for me versus trying to create something myself. I guess I'm seeking opinions based on our situation. Thanks! Tracy