RLL #63: Creating a Business with Kids with Sara Tullos

RLL #63: Creating a Business with Kids with Sara Tullos

  Subscription boxes are a wonderful way to add learning opportunities for your curious kids. Typically arriving monthly, they add extended play (and learning!) about once a month on topics like cooking, crafts, even inventions!  But what do you do when your...
How to Help Your Kids Thrive When They’re Stuck Inside

How to Help Your Kids Thrive When They’re Stuck Inside

Maybe you’re dealing with a prolonged illness, a weather mishap that canceled your plans, job transitions, car troubles, recovery of some type, or a good old-fashioned school break, but sometimes, somehow, you find yourself stuck at home for long periods of...
Taking Care of Injuries on the Trail | Think Outside Boxes

Taking Care of Injuries on the Trail | Think Outside Boxes

It’s no secret that anxieties are strong in my home. With creativity and intelligence abounding, my kids have no trouble imagining plenty of worst case scenarios or developing healthy fears of illness and injury. If I’m being honest, I’ve been known...
Surviving the Elements | Think Outside Boxes

Surviving the Elements | Think Outside Boxes

Any time the kids are outside long enough, either in a backyard, a park, or out camping, they start gathering sticks and scouting locations for shelters. Maybe it’s all those episodes of Alone we watch on the History Channel, maybe it’s the number of...
Great Books to Read With Your Kids in December

Great Books to Read With Your Kids in December

December brings the holidays, snowy days, and thanks to some time off, the opportunity to read a pile of amazing books. To help fill that time, take a look at these great books to read with your kids in December. There are fun books on this list as well as...
Stargazing with Kids and Think Outside Boxes

Stargazing with Kids and Think Outside Boxes

“It’s the perfect night to look at the stars, Mom.” My five year old has wanted to travel to space since he was a teeny tot. He loves reading books about space, watching documentaries about celestial bodies and space phenomenon, and going outside to...
The Non-STEM Gifted Kid

The Non-STEM Gifted Kid

You’ve got an image already conjured up in your mind, a stereotype if we’re honest, of a gifted kid. She’s got glasses, probably, or maybe he’s even wearing a bowtie and suspenders. She’s at the chalkboard solving a math problem several...
5 Things to Do on Your Next Nature Walk

5 Things to Do on Your Next Nature Walk

“Hey! I found a dead butterfly!” the sweet little one from my primary co-op class shouted excitedly and everyone ran over to see what he found. “And I found BONES!” another cried from the opposite direction in the meadow we were exploring...
Strew to Learn | Five Days of Inspiration and Support

Strew to Learn | Five Days of Inspiration and Support

I love to sleep in, snuggled deep into my covers, all cozy warm while the world gets started without me. It’s a little piece of Heaven. Two of my children are just like me in that regard, and for that, they’ll always be my favorites. Shhhhh… don’t tell the other two....