The Perks of Pets for Preschoolers

The Perks of Pets for Preschoolers

My sweet puppy Bishnu died just after G and I returned from our honeymoon. He was the best dog ever (seriously!) and so easy to take care of, but caring for a dog in his last days can be incredibly difficult and I didn’t think I’d ever want to go through that process...
Summer planning when you have little ones

Summer planning when you have little ones

Sometimes, I find it really hard to believe that my kids are 12 and 15. It seems like just a few minutes ago, they were 2 and 5, or at the most 5 and 8. I recall our earliest summers and they felt LONG. The problem was that without our usual routine, I felt a little...
Using Tools with Preschoolers: Tool Time for Tots

Using Tools with Preschoolers: Tool Time for Tots

I’m pretty sure the thought of handing over a saw to your young child is enough to melt your innards, but kids love the opportunity to be involved with using real tools and building things! Obviously, any time to you set out to introduce something like the topic of...
Don’t let your homeschool schedule stress you!

Don’t let your homeschool schedule stress you!

If you have ever reached a point in your homeschool year where you were on lesson 25 in science and only on lesson nine in history — you might need a loop schedule. If you ever feel behind in your homeschool and it is stressing you out — you might need a...
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