Introduce a New Generation to the Music of The Beatles

Introduce a New Generation to the Music of The Beatles

For my freshman year of high school, a new building opened. We would be the first graduating class to have attended the school for all four of its years. And we were excited. Our class was close, and had a lot of fun planning strategies for taking down the other...
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...
Your Preschooler at Home

Your Preschooler at Home

Preschoolers are my favorite people in the world. They love passionately, they learn with exuberance, and they fight with equal fervor. They just feel. Everything. The thought of teaching preschoolers at home can be overwhelming. You worry that you won’t set them up...
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...
Enjoy Your Kids: Play, Live, & Love Intentionally

Enjoy Your Kids: Play, Live, & Love Intentionally

Since I am blessed to be able to stay home with my kids, play with them, and learn alongside of them everyday, I work hard to be intentional about helping them get as much out of their childhood as possible. I want to enjoy my kids and help you enjoy your kids. After...
Family Time with a Popcorn and Movie Night with Netflix

Family Time with a Popcorn and Movie Night with Netflix

Family is important. My husband and I work hard to make sure that our kids know that their siblings come first – before friends. We model this by showing the kids that family comes first for us, too – before our own friends. For better or for worse, the people in our...
Teach Your Kids to Stop Lying

Teach Your Kids to Stop Lying

Honesty is a characteristic that most adults value highly. While all kids lie at some point, it’s hard for parents not to worry about it when it’s their kid. So, if they all do it, how do we stop it? How do parents teach their kids to stop lying?   With love....