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Earth Day is on the horizon and while the world picks a day to celebrate the planet, I’m hoping to teach my kids to appreciate it every day. Since it’s the only one we have treating it right is...
Do you remember your favorite old school games from childhood? Games that you would play outside with friends until the sun went down. Games you would play in gym class at school before you ever thought about shaving your...
I love a fun project at home that’s educational too. While I don’t home school (and really think I would be horrible at it), I do enjoy fun projects with the kids when it comes to reading, art and...
It’s almost December and I can’t wait! I love the Christmas season. It is my favorite time of year. Everyone is happy and friendly. I love the music, the decorations and let’s not forget the food!...
Now that the kids are out of school and the warm days are here, finding ways to keep your kids busy can be challenging. Finding cost effective (free!) ways to keep them busy can be even more challenging.However, if...
When I started my garden three years ago it was something to take my mind off the business of life. I loved the idea of being able to nurture and grow my own food, and while I knew it...
My son has been in speech therapy since August and while we’re there I love watching him work on the activities with his teacher and seeing things click in his head.Since he has responded so well to everything there...
Do your kids know the value of a dollar? My daughter used to ask for something EVERY.SINGLE.TIME. we went to the store. When she was 3 we had a big blowout in the middle of Target when she screamed...
I’m not a teacher. Sure, I have this website that has some fun ideas on it that happen to dovetail with learning, but I’m not a teacher and before this pandemic a didn't give a homeschool schedule a second...
In a world that is often less than compassionate, we can all use a little more consideration and kindness nowadays.The good news is that children are naturally altruistic and compassionate. As adults, it’s our job to foster that compassion...
Cool Whip Easter Eggs are pretty amazing! The colors, the patterns and the hands-on approach make these Easter Eggs such a fun project. And the best part? The kids can lick their fingers clean because this is one messy...
January can be a dreary month. Some parts of the country experience a lovely month of weather after the holidays, but most of the country is in a weather rut. Here in West Michigan, January, February and March are...
My whole life I have always been an avid reader. One of my biggest memories from my childhood was getting absolutely lost in books, constantly reading.Fast forward to becoming a mother and I knew books would be a part...
Tiny houses, toadstools, miniature bridges, and decorative stones. These are common things you will find in one of my favorite things - fairy gardens! My daughter and I love to make a fairy garden every year with different annual...

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