Kids never run out of energy. They are always learning and exploring and getting into things. We parents, on the other hand, often need time to rest and recover or just get things done around the house without constant interruptions.
When we moved into our current house, we noticed it had a really large window seat in an addition the owners had put on. It was right across from our homeschool area, so I immediately knew I wanted to turn
When I was little, I loved playing the piano at my grandma’s house. I had one of those piano children’s books where it actually makes noise when you press the keys in the book and each was color-coded. My grandma
What is more fun than Family pizza night? My boys love eating pizza, even making homemade pizza. This time we decided to turn it into a craft with this kid-made Paper Plate Pizza craft which is both simple and allows
Every once in a while, inspiration just hits. In this case, inspiration hit while we were reading the book “Old Tracks, New Tricks” by Jessica Petersen. In this book, children are encouraged to get creative and use their imaginations to
What is your favorite quote? I absolutely love this quote from Maya Angelou: “Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” I chose this for the month’s quote coloring page for adults. Don’t you just love that quote?
Ever since we decided to get a balance scale, my boys have been obsessed with using it…as a catapult. While I encourage their exploration and creativity, I figured it was time to teach them how to really use the balance
Non-candy Valentine’s Day treats as much as possible. I am the mom that loves to find alternatives to giving out candy. Yes, I still allow them to have some candy, but I try to limit it (you know, to