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Teach Your Kids To Cook Real Food! (Free Mini-Class)

If you’ve been around here for a while, or even a few days with all of my talk about teaching kids to clean and chore cards, then you’re probably not surprised that I’m going to tell you that your kids can cook, too. As my oldest son has gotten older (he’s 8 now), I have started to […]

How to Teach Kids How to Fold a Washcloth

One of the cleaning chores for kids that my four year old has to help me with is folding washcloths during laundry time. I taught him a little trick to get those washcloths folded perfectly every time! If you want to teach your kids how to help you with this task, here’s How to Teach […]

The 4 Stages of Teaching Kids to Clean

Essentially, I believe there are 4 Stages of Teaching Kids to Clean. For me, it’s been a natural progression from picking up their toys to harder kid’s chores like scrubbing toilets. Recently, I’ve been increasing my kids’ chore lists. When I introduced the Bathroom Cleaning Kit for Kids and the Free Printable Bathroom Cleaning Checklist for […]

Bathroom Cleaning Kit for Kids {Free Printable Bathroom Cleaning Checklist for Kids}

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Clorox for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Teaching kids to clean the bathroom, and clean it well, is one of my ultimate goals as a mother, that’s why I put together this Bathroom Cleaning Kit for Kids and attached a Bathroom Cleaning Checklist […]

Our Disney Vacation

This post is a sponsored conversation on behalf of J.M. Smuckers. All opinions are mine alone. I’ve shared a little bit about our end of the summer vacation trip to Florida when I shared tips for visiting Legoland for Homeschoolers, but I haven’t shared about the rest of our trip until now. This trip to […]

Legoland for Homeschoolers

We recently took an end of the summer trip to Florida to visit family and have a little fun. While we were there, we took some time to visit Legoland and Disney World. We had a great time of connecting as a family, with a little learning sprinkled in. As I was sharing pictures of our […]

Homeschool Assignment & Chores Sheet {Free Printable}

Over the summer, I had a serious conversation with our oldest about our homeschool. Jonah just turned eight and he’s feeling the desire for more freedom. As a momma, I’m feeling the tension as he’s trying to assert more independence. Instead of resisting change, I listened and asked questions to get to the heart of the […]

Easy On-the-Go Snacking

It’s always sad to see summer come to an end. One of the great things about our homeschool life is that we can handpick our first day of school. While everyone else has been preparing to go back to school and sharing first day pictures, we’ve been preparing for a last minute vacation to Florida before we […]

The Post I Never Expected To Write About Adoption {Our Disrupted Adoption}

Well, it’s time I peel back the curtains a little bit and tell you about our adoption journey the past 8 months. I’ve hinted on more than one occasion that things were rough and there was a guest blog post I wrote on We Are That Family where I gave some cryptic details, BUT very few […]

Motherhood is Snot Easy {#Giveaway}

But it sure is rewarding! We know being a mom is hard work and things don’t always go as planned. So for Mother’s Day, we’re teaming up with Boogie Wipes to offer you a chance to win an iPad Mini and a Boogie Wipes prize pack! Enter Now! Complete the form below to enter to […]