This was the first real "free" week we have had this summer. So, I knew it was time to post our Summer Media Guidelines where all my kids could see it. We have a set number of things for the kids to accomplish each day before they are allowed to do any media (computer game, iPad, video, … [Read more...] about “Summer Media Guidelines” for a Smooth Summer (with free printable download)
[Today's article Free or Cheap Things to Do With Kids in the Summer was written by contributor Michelle Habrych.] Summer typically means time for fun things. Fun things may cost money, but that doesn’t mean you have to spend a lot. When my kids were younger, I used to compile a list of the … [Read more...] about Free or Cheap Things to Do With Kids in the Summer
[Today's article What Do Homeschoolers do in the Summer? was written by contributor Michelle Habrych.] Summer is just around the corner. What homeschool families do during these precious months is as varied as the methods of teaching their children. If you’re new to homeschooling, you may … [Read more...] about What Do Homeschoolers Do in the Summer?
15 Fantastic Tips for a Spectacular First Trip to Disney World All Four Parks: This was our first trip to Disney World as a family. It had been over 20 years since my husband and I had been there (not together), so I wanted to make the most of it. I decided we should go ahead and do each park, … [Read more...] about 15+ Fantastic Tips for a Spectacular First Trip to Disney World
Ten years ago, when my fifth child was a baby, my husband announced that he wanted to go out of town for the long weekend. I looked at him like he was crazy. Our children were 6, 5, 3, 2, and 8 months. But we did it, and had an amazing time! We still talk about that trip, and I realized that there … [Read more...] about Wonderful Reasons Why Vacations Make Families Closer
Through the years we have compiled some wonderful learning toys. They provide hours of fun for the kids, while secretly leading them to learn building skills and physics concepts! Take a look at my kids' favorite building toys that encourage creativity. I keep these put up and only … [Read more...] about My Kids’ Favorite Building Toys that Encourage Creativity