Make a Difference | Join the #KindPoppyProject

Make a Difference | Join the #KindPoppyProject

The past week has been a challenging one for many. As we have discussed here on the site, and in Raising Poppies, gifted children feel more. These children have big emotions and they are in-tune with the world around them. Many poppies are empaths; they can feel the...
Spooky Spider Candy Stuffed Cupcakes

Spooky Spider Candy Stuffed Cupcakes

We love spreading random acts of kindness during the holidays, and have shared ways to help others raise kind kids before, and this year, I’m trying to be intentional about helping the kids perform acts of kindness all year long.     Halloween is a great excuse to...
Start School Like a Champion | Spread a Love of Reading

Start School Like a Champion | Spread a Love of Reading

We’re proud to be working to share about this opportunity through a campaign with Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company, Kellogg Company, J.M. Smucker Company, and The HERSHEY’S Company. All opinions are mine alone. #StartSchoolLikeAChampion...
Random Acts of Kindness for Kids

Random Acts of Kindness for Kids

We all want to raise our children to be kind, generous adults. As a parent, there are so many things we can do to help ensure that happens.     One way is to teach random acts of kindness. Whether it’s helping a stranger load her groceries on the conveyor belt...
A Moment of Kindness | Nurses Matter

A Moment of Kindness | Nurses Matter

I’m well-acquainted with the labor and delivery department at our local hospital and have had my share of amazing, and not so great experiences. And, I’m thankful that iConnect and Pampers have given me the chance to share about one of the amazing L & D nurses...
100 Ways to Tell Your Kids You Love Them

100 Ways to Tell Your Kids You Love Them

We had a tough day last week. The house was a wreck. Dishes piled up in the sink. Rice from the rice bin was scattered everywhere. And the kids’ room… oh my. The floor was covered – pillows, blankets, used pull-ups, stuffed animals, trash, LEGO – you name it, and it...
Fun Box Top Storage Ideas

Fun Box Top Storage Ideas

The other day I mentioned how we, a homeschool family, still take time to cut out and save Box Tops for Education to help support local schools. It seems strange to some, but we’re not against traditional schooling, we just know that our children learn differently...
A Simple Way to Help Neighborhood Schools

A Simple Way to Help Neighborhood Schools

It might seem strange that our family collects Box Tops for Education to donate to a local school. After all, we’re a homeschooling family, right?   I think one of the greatest misconceptions of homeschoolers is that we’re all against teachers and public schools. And,...
Creating an On-the-Go Baby Survival Kit

Creating an On-the-Go Baby Survival Kit

We have lots of new or soon-to-be moms around us, and the kids always want to do something special for them, so I was excited to participate with Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser in the #MagicBabyMoments campaign. #CollectiveBias We had the chance to get...