Family

Hygge-Inspired Summer Activities for Your Family

I don’t know about anyone else here in the Midwest, but this summer’s hot, sticky, cut-with-a-knife humidity has basically rendered me useless everywhere except my basement! It's. So. Hot. But with two wiggly, energetic kids (and a couple of wiggly, energetic indoor pets) we all end up needing some quiet, fun activities to accomplish in… Continue reading Hygge-Inspired Summer Activities for Your Family

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

Education · Family · Homeschooling

Alphabet Soup – A “Martha Speaks” Learning Activity

This little learner activity is perfect for emergent readers! This summer I grabbed the children's classic, Martha Speaks (by Susan Meddaugh) off the library shelves and got a little bit inspired to do something more than just read. My daughter laughed and laughed at the idea of a dog spouting off full sentences, and begged… Continue reading Alphabet Soup – A “Martha Speaks” Learning Activity

Family · Home Life

Fall Bucket List 2017

Happy First Week of Fall, everyone! My favorite season is finally here, and I finally feel more than justified busting out the pumpkin spice candles and warm scarves!  One of my favorite things to do each fall is to create a bucket list of fun, fall-themed activities for our family to do together before the holiday… Continue reading Fall Bucket List 2017

Education · Family · Homeschooling

Thrifted School Supply Hack!

This time of year my Pinterest feed seems chalk full - pun intended - with beautiful school supply storage ideas. And what self-respecting teacher nerd can resist a lovely array of freshly sharpened colored pencils in a cute container? This week I came up with a clever and pretty solution for organizing your homeschool supplies.… Continue reading Thrifted School Supply Hack!