Fun Ways for your Kids to Stay Cool and Enjoy the Summer Months

Summer can be summed up in three little letters…H-O-T. Depending on where you live, the weather temperatures may be in the triple digits! Anything above 90 degrees can almost seem as though it’s unbearable to get outside and enjoy everything that there is to offer. You aren’t alone in those thoughts or feelings…trust me. The hard part is knowing that you can get outdoors and enjoy nature, even when those temps are soaring through the roof. If you are looking for a few fun ways for your kids to stay cool and enjoy being outdoors during the summer months, here Continue Reading...

Summer Craft For Kids ~ Paper Butterflies

If you are looking for the perfect summer craft for kids, this Paper Butterfly Craft is exactly what you’ve been searching for. When it comes to finding crafts for the summer that kids enjoy, it can be a bit tough. Kids nowadays are wanting crafts that are fun, engaging and unique so that they can feel as though they are creating something completely different than anything they’ve done before. With this Paper Butterfly Craft, your kid will love how fun and unique this craft truly is. From the moment that they start, they’ll be hooked by the beautiful colors of Continue Reading...

Ideas For How To Homeschool Without A Classroom

Having a homeschool classroom at home is one of those spaces that many parents feel is a must when wanting to start homeschooling. It makes sense, right? It’s an area that is separate from the other aspects of the home and allows for you and your children to really concentrate on the curriculum at hand. But what happens when you just don’t have that extra space in your home to have an entirely separate homeschool classroom? It happens, but it shouldn’t be something that deters you. There are plenty of ways to homeschool in other areas of the home or locations Continue Reading...

Kids Summer Craft Idea – Paper Flower Garden

If you are looking for a kids summer craft idea that they are certain to love, this Paper Flower Garden craft is an absolute must! To be honest, there are so many reasons that I love this craft. First off, I love the fact that the directions are step by step and extremely user-friendly. It’s a craft that I can choose to do together with my children, or let them try on their own since the steps are so guided. And the other reason that I love this Paper Flower Garden craft? It’s the perfect way to have beautiful flowers Continue Reading...

Keeping Teens Motivated During Summer

With summer months on our doorstep, it can be a bit of a challenge to find ways to keep your high schooler motivated to continue homeschooling throughout the summer. It’s hard to want to continue on with learning and schoolwork when those beautiful summer breezes and rays seem to be calling their name. While it is important to continue with learning throughout the summer, there are times that it may be a little more difficult than others to keep your high school homeschool student on track. And when that happens, don’t worry. It’s absolutely normal for them to have those Continue Reading...

Patriotic Cookies

With the season of fireworks right around the corner, what a perfect time to give this recipe for Patriotic Cookies a try! While they may not have the loud factor of the true fireworks, they will definitely have the “wow” factor for anyone who takes a bite. What I love most about this recipe is that it is made with cream cheese. It’s just one of those ingredients that take these cookies from good to great. And don’t take my word on it. Ask any of my kids as well! They’ll be happy to tell you how much they love Continue Reading...

How To Get The Most From Other Cultures On Vacation

This post was sponsored by Twinings of London in partnership with the Mom It Forward Influencer Network. However, all opinions are the honest opinions of my children or myself. We only share products that we truly love and use with our followers. Read our full disclosure for more information. It’s vacation time again, and you’re wondering where to go. Not to worry! I have you covered. I’ve been drinking a lot of tea lately and have been so inspired by the Twinings brand. In 1706, Thomas Twining opened the house of Twinings of London where he dreamed of only selling Continue Reading...

Red White and Blue Desserts – Firecracker Jello Cups

With the 4th of July holiday right around the corner, it’s time to start gathering up your favorite red, white, and blue dessert recipes. And if you happen to be in the market for a new one, I’ve got the perfect 4th of July recipe for you! Get ready to give your taste buds a true treat with these Firecracker Jello Cups. Trust me when I say that this recipe is a hit every time I make it. And while it looks like it’s complicated to make, it’s truly not! In fact, it’s one of the easiest recipes out there! Continue Reading...

How To Get Your Kids To Read This Summer

Summer is a time to engage in fun activities. When you tell your children that they need to continue reading during the summer months, you may receive a moan or groan. Don’t worry! Today we are providing you with some ways that can encourage your child to read this summer and still have fun. 6 Ways To Get Your Kids To Read This Summer   Let Them Choose Books don’t have to be boring! Your child has personal interests and would love to learn more about them. Let your child explore while at the library and discover books on their Continue Reading...

4th Of July Desserts ~ Patriotic Brownie Sandwiches

Is there any better way to celebrate the upcoming 4th of July holiday than with some amazing 4th of July desserts? These Patriotic Brownie Sandwiches are certain to steal the show! And honestly, what I love most about these super simple brownies is that they are completely easy and fail-proof. You don’t have to worry about any Pinterest fails with this 4th of July dessert recipe! While the 4th of July celebrations in the past may have focused on the fireworks at the end of the night, trust me when I say that these Patriotic Brownie Sandwiches will be the Continue Reading...

Have Fun Building With Circuit Cubes

STEM is such an important thing for children to learn. It’s even more important to make it fun for them. With so many different products out there, knowing which ones will be fun and worth the investment can be difficult. Today, I have a new product to share with you that my younger boys have spent many hours designing with. One that has become a favorite STEM toy in our house Disclaimer: We received the product and compensation to try out it out and share our experience with our readers. We were not required to share a positive review, and Continue Reading...

Amazing Benefits Of Literature-Based Learning

I don’t know about you, but many of the topics I was taught about in public school I will sadly admit, I don’t remember. Especially when it comes to history and science. I remember doing the classes, it’s just most of the topics or bits of information learned I cannot remember, at all. I do, however, remember the great books that we read in school, they left lasting memories that I will always have with me.  When I decided to start homeschooling my children I decided I wanted something different for them. I wanted them to learn in such a Continue Reading...