Brain Chase: Summer Learning Adventure for Kids

Homeschool Mom Confession: By the time we hit summer, I’m feeling done with anything that looks like learning…and so is my school-age son. Chances are, your kids feel that way, too. The problem is I know the importance of kids exercising their brain over the summer to prevent summer learning loss–I am a certified teacher, […]

Kid-Painted Flower Pots

I love to plant flowers and add a little color to our front porch every year. It adds a welcoming curb appeal to our house, but it also lifts my spirits to have beauty around us every day. Taking care of potted plants is a great experience for kids and it helps them have a […]

5 Fun Rainy Day Activities

Rainy days can be some of the hardest for moms of active kids. I like to save some of the easy kids activities for rainy days to help us from going stir-crazy. Without a few fun rainy day activities up my sleeve, my kids will bicker and bounce of the walls until the last raindrop. […]

6 Garden Themed Activities for Kids

It’s time to get out in the garden! Whether you plant veggies or flowers, there’s no doubt about it, kids love to garden. Digging in the dirt, planting seeds, and watering the plants are all things kids can help with. Waiting on the plants to grow is the hardest part. Keep kids interested with these […]

4 Easy Kids Activities for Waiting on the Turkey

I’m hosting Thanksgiving at my house this year, which means I’ll be in the kitchen while the kids ask me a million times when it’s time to eat. I usually try to have something to keep little hands┬ábusy while they wait for the turkey to be placed on the table, so I was excited to […]

5 Clever Fall Projects for Kids

I love a clever project–add fall and kids to the mix and I’m head-over-heels. Last week, we had some clever fall projects for kids linked up for Good Tips Tuesday and I’m anxious to share them with you. All of these ideas are quick and easy, so grab your kids and have some fun! 5 […]