Education · Home Life · Homeschooling

Unplugged Play: 50 “I’m Bored” Activities

At 11:15 this morning, I set the baby in the pack-and-play and started to prep lunch. I asked my five year old to find something fun to do while waiting for lunch. Apparently, this was no small feat -- ¬†the whining ensued almost immediately. Independent play is definitely a learned skill, and takes time to… Continue reading Unplugged Play: 50 “I’m Bored” Activities

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New Adventures through Trades of Hope

It's SPRING! Our little house by the prairie has tons of new daffodils and pear tree blossoms, a few new bird nests around the yard, and freshly tilled garden beds, so now seemed like the perfect time to announce something new in my own life. I've decided to start my own business through Trades of… Continue reading New Adventures through Trades of Hope

Education · Home Life · Homeschooling

Preschool P.E. at Home

When we first started preschool activities at home, I knew physical activity and education would be important, but I wasn't sure where to start! As time went on, I realized that the most important part of physical education in the early childhood years is simply the enjoyment of and participation in being active! So we… Continue reading Preschool P.E. at Home

Family · Home Life

{Almost} Spring Update 2018

Well, it's been two months since my last post, and I can't believe how time has flown. It's about time for an update! If you missed my last post, I've been diving into a few new writing projects. I didn't divulge many details, but with one project completed and two others in progress, I'm feeling… Continue reading {Almost} Spring Update 2018

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Until Later…

My only New Years Resolution last January was to write bravely. As the calendar year comes to a close, I can confidently say I stuck to my resolution. I've written a lot of things this year that were hard¬†for me to write, and even harder for me to hit "publish." But I'm glad I did.… Continue reading Until Later…