Sibling Unifier: Peanut Butter Play dough

  Lest you think things are always sunshine and roses here at the Kessler house… here’s a little secret: many of things fun activities I pull out are desperate attempts to stop. the. fighting. You know… those times when a diversion is needed more than discipline...

Free Resource Friday: National Environmental Education Week

    Next week is National Environmental Education Week, and while I’ll be gone Thursday – Saturday to attend the Midwest Homeschool Convention in Cincinnati, we’ve got some things planned to celebrate. If you plan to be at the convention, too, stop by the Prufrock...

Free Resource Friday: All Things Science

    It’s no secret that I love science and nature. Thankfully my kids do too, or we’d be in trouble… Really, though, I think science has the potential to appeal to everyone—young or old. So why are so many homeschoolers nervous about teaching science? I think too many...

My Little Reader

    Molly has been desperate to read since before she could talk. My kind of kid! She has always loved books, crawling into my lap at all hours with a book (or twelve) in hand and asking for a story. It is no surprise to me that she knew all of her letter sounds by 3,...

Free Resource Friday: Games and Activities

    “Mom! I’m bored!” Don’t you just hate that? Like they don’t have three-hundred-thousand toys each, yet they can’t find a single thing to do when you’re not right there holding their hand or directing them… This week’s resource is two-fold. The other day I pinned a...