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5 Ways To Help Your Kids Appreciate Classical Music

I played the flute in 5th and 6th grade. It was barely enough time to learn to read music. Playing an instrument isn’t in my blood, but I’ve always appreciated music; especially classical music. Music is alive. It’s emotional. And listening to music with those I love is a wonderful way to bond. As I …

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12 Children’s Chapter Book To Movie Adaptations

I feel super blessed that my kids love to read. They read solo, listen to audiobooks, and enjoy family read alouds. Together, we keep our library, local bookstore, and Amazon in business it seems! Lately, our favorite thing to do has been to read a chapter book and then plan a family movie night to …

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Summer Science Experiments for Littles

Just because the school year is done, doesn’t mean the kids can’t keep learning over the summer. You have 2-3 months to create educational activities that are disguised as fun for kids to keep sharp. Here are some boredom-busting science projects to incorporate some learning adventures into your summer fun. Orange Buoyancy Science Experiment Will …

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9 Supplies You’ll Appreciate As You Launch Remote Schooling

Hello to the most unique school year EVER! So many school districts are launching the year in remote schooling phase – ours is one of them – and it sure is taking some adjustments! I have done my best to stay on the up and up for my kids … “A different way of learning …

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Introducing Your Children To Famous Artists

Looking back at my own education I realized there was a topic missing – famous artists! I’m sure my teachers touched my various painters and sculptors over the years, probably in the vein of history, but apparently I didn’t retain much. The good news is … school isn’t the only place we can learn about …

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Bedtime Tips for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Toddlerhood is a time full of changes and new things. Not only is your little one starting to better understand the people, places and things around him… he’s now experiencing happy dreams, night terrors, new emotions, understanding and forming fears, figuring out cause and effect… all things that can overwhelm a tiny little being; especially …

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15 Fun And Cheap Summer Activities For Your Kids

Summer is here and it’s time to start thinking of fun summer activities for your kids! Where I take my son really depends on the weather. Our summers here are wicked hot so I always have to transition into summer with a fresh set of ideas! Today I’m sharing 15 fun and cheap summer activities for …

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Three Books To Read With Your Elementary Age Kids This Summer

Reading is always a big part of our life, but especially during the summer months. I curb screen time by rallying the kids for a fun read aloud and on long road trips we listen to audiobooks as often as we singalong to our favorite Spotify station. As you build your summer reading list and …

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