Apologia Exploring Creation Science DVDs I was recently able to preview three spectacular Science DVDs from Apologia. If you haven’t heard of this company, let me tell you, they are amazing. They were recently voted the number one publisher of creation-based science and Bible curriculum and have more than fifty top awards from parents and […]
Apps Preparing Teens for the Real World Summer is an ideal time for teens to learn important adult skills, like organization, financial literacy, independence and setting personal goals. Whether it’s being on time for their first summer job or keeping up with their summer reading list, these apps can help your teen stay focused this […]
Washi Tape Covered Jumbo Clothes Pins I am not sure who has found more ways to use washi tape this year..the children or me! You would laugh at some of the things they have created with their tape. I will admit, that I smile every time I use my jumbo clothes pins. I use […]
3 Stress-Free Tips for the End of the School Year The end of the school year brings excitement and stress for both teachers and students. With summer approaching everyone is understandably ready for a break, but there are still several weeks of learning, tests and events left on the schedule.
I’m Going to Give You a Bear Hug As a mom, there is nothing sweeter than snuggling up with my little ones and reading. Mine love it when we make the different voices of the characters. It just makes my heart smile to hear them giggle. In the latest book by Caroine B. Cooney, hugs […]
9 Tips on Effective Home Schooling With mounting concerns about overcrowding and the quality of public education, search parents are increasingly considering the home schooling alternative. According to the U.S. Department of Education, dosage the number of students being home schooled is growing each year.
Faith Starts in the Cradle Have you ever snuggled an infant and had them start breathing in unison with you? Or as you make humming sounds they start to mimic them? I have always snuggled and made a sound unique to each of my little ones. They started early to return that sound to me […]
Goodwill #DonateStuffCreateJobs Christmas is just around the corner. By now, I am sure most of your already have wrapped all your gifts and are ready for Christmas. Just kidding. Or maybe not? Some people are wonderful at organizing, list creating, and shopping throughout the year. Others (like me) still haven’t started – and may not […]
Washi Tape Covered Pencils My little helpers are super busy this week making gifts for their friends and family. I have to admit that I have become a washi tape fan. This stuff is amazing! I really like that it is easy enough for the little ones to be able to tear the tape on […]
Washi Tape Craft: Chalkboard This week we are sharing a super easy gift for a teacher or friend. My crew uses chalkboards for math drills and spelling tests.
Washi Tape Craft: Binder Clips Of all the washi gifts my little ones have made this year, sale I think I use the binder clips more than all of them. They are so cute and yet extremely functional. Every time I pick them up I have to smile.
5 Tips in Preparing for Vacation with Hefty® Preparing for vacation or just a weekend away from home sure takes a lot of planning and energy when you have a large family. Over the years, we have gotten pretty streamlined in packing and getting things ready. Recently, I was asked to share my tips […]
Gerber Cereal Pops and Smoothies Our little Miss Allie loves feeding herself. She is just turning one but having an older brother she thinks she can do everything he can and tries. Learning to feed yourself is a messy job. It also takes longer than we have planned to spend at the table.
Gerber® Lil’ Bits™ Parfait Our Miss Allie Elizabeth (Lil Bit) certainly has a mind of her own. Thankfully she is a wonderful eater and enjoys all kinds of foods. She is just turning one and has entered the “do it myself” stage which means lots of laughs while watching her learn to feed herself and […]