Homeschooling with Netflix | History Documentaries

Homeschooling with Netflix | History Documentaries

We love Netflix, and use it to supplement our kids’ learning often. It’s been used to help teach character, early learning skills, and for fun. Some of my favorite things to stream, though, are science and history documentaries.    ...
The New Trollhunters Series on Netflix

The New Trollhunters Series on Netflix

Based on the book by Guillermo del Torro and Daniel Kraus, the new series of Trollhunters on Netflix is a new family favorite. Does your family like fantasy? You’ll all love this story. Seriously, it’s a new super cool fave of all of us — from the...
The Geeky Family’s Guide to Sci-Fi on Netflix

The Geeky Family’s Guide to Sci-Fi on Netflix

It’s Wednesday night and my teen and I are curled up on the couch devouring a bag of spicy BBQ chips, and chatting our way through an episode of The Flash on Netflix. The younger kiddos are in bed, and I’m so thankful for this time. And thankful for...
Sneaking Mommy Time with Netflix

Sneaking Mommy Time with Netflix

I don’t know about you, but there is only so much LEGO I can watch on Netflix before I’m ready to have someone ship me off to the loony bin. My kiddos love their screen time – and I’m not going to debate the pros and cons of it right now. When you’re raising intense...
Sparking Creativity with Dragons and Netflix

Sparking Creativity with Dragons and Netflix

I don’t know about your kids, but mine are completely captivated by the How to Train Your Dragon movies and the new spin-off series on Netflix. Dragons are cool, and my kids adore imagining that they truly exist, though they go back and forth between dragons being...
Inspire Creativity with LEGO and Netflix

Inspire Creativity with LEGO and Netflix

When we think about creativity, we typically think about artistic or musical talents. But problem solving is a key component of creativity, and one that is so important to think about as we raise the next generation of world leaders. One of our favorite...
Hibernating at Home with Netflix

Hibernating at Home with Netflix

Sometimes hanging out at home with Netflix is the only sensible thing you can do for yourself and your family in late winter. I mean, really… Isn’t the time between Valentine’s Day and the start of spring the toughest there is for a homeschool mom? It is for me....
Homeschooling with Netflix | More Movie and Book Pairings

Homeschooling with Netflix | More Movie and Book Pairings

It’s no secret that we love Netflix – ditching cable television all those years ago in favor of streaming video subscriptions was one of the best decisions we ever made. We get to use great documentaries and shows in our homeschool, have fun family nights, and my...
Christmas with Netflix | Family Friendly Movies to Stream

Christmas with Netflix | Family Friendly Movies to Stream

Family time is important to us during the holidays, and there’s nothing we like better than to snuggle up on the couch and watch a great holiday movie. And Netflix has some fun Christmas movies to tempt the whole family.   No matter what you and your kids like,...
Homeschooling with Netflix | Nature Study

Homeschooling with Netflix | Nature Study

It’s no secret that we love Netflix, and use it to supplement our kids’ learning often. We use it to help teach character, early learning skills, and for fun. Some of my favorite things to stream, though, are nature documentaries.   Nature documentaries give us a...