7 Things to Have in the Home that Encourage Learning

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  This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info. In my household I have an artist, a musician, and a builder (think LEGO sets and plenty of them). When I walk in my living room and see art work and pencils and LEGO sets everywhere I just smile and am proud this is a home where learning takes place. Trust me, I have come a long way here!  I … [Read more...]

10 Insanely Awesome Ways to Connect with your Kids

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This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info. My son and I recently started visiting colleges.  Yes, colleges!  How did this happen?  Didn't I just bring him home from the hospital in one of those cozy hospital blankets and little hat? After getting one child to 18 (still have two to go) I can't say I got everything right!  No one does!  But  I can tell … [Read more...]

5 Things You Can Do to Savor Time with Your Children!

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Time is flying!  As a mom of three teenagers now I can tell you, your parenting journey really does go way too fast. I keep asking myself, “How do I stop time”, Is it really summer already?  Is it true my little baby boy is turning 18 this year and will leave our home for college next spring?  Say it isn’t so! It is so funny, when you are a mom in your early 20’s and you have these … [Read more...]

50 Ways to Celebrate Summer (Free Printable)

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There are so many wonderful things you can do in the summer! I have put together a summer bucket list you can do together as a family! *affiliate links included 1.  Have pool party 2.  Go to a Drive In Movie 3. Catch lightening Bugs together, then set them free! 4. Take a nap or read a book in the hammock 5. Blow Bubbles as a family 6. Go for a family night of putt putt … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Make Memory Making Simple

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As moms we want to create special memories with our kids!  In our minds we have visions of our children thinking back on their child hood with memories of making great things in the kitchen, working on fancy crafts, and having great adventure in travels.  We are bombarded with pinterest worthy ideas, blog posts, and magazines and we can sometimes think if we are not super creative or have a lot of … [Read more...]

April Activities Calendar

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If you are not a subscriber yet make sure you sign up!  You will get a new activity calendar every month in your inbox!  April features several spring things you can do together to connect!   You won’t be able to do all of the activities but if you can just do 2-3 a week it will help you connect as a family! Again, thank you all for being faithful readers-I have some great posts in the works … [Read more...]

March Activities Calendar

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If you are not a subscriber yet make sure you sign up!  You will get a new activity calendar every month in your inbox!  March is the Easter month this year and of course St Patrick's Day. it features lots of way to celebrate Easter and Spring Coming!   You won’t be able to do all of the activities but if you can just do 2-3 a week it will help you connect as a family! Again, thank you all for … [Read more...]

February Activities Calendar

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If you are not a subscriber yet make sure you sign up!  You will get a new activity calendar every month in your inbox!  February is the love month. it features lots of way to share love!   You won’t be able to do all of the activities but if you can just do 2-3 a week it will help you connect as a family! Again, thank you all for being faithful readers-I have some great posts in the works coming … [Read more...]

15 Amazing Winter Activities

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Winter time can be blah if we let it!  It is cold, often dreary, and sometimes the weather makes it tough to go places but there are some fun things you can do together as a family that helps liven this time up a little bit so I thought I would make a list!   I also love this list because it helps us get back to enjoy the simple things of life and gets us away from the electronics, and phones and … [Read more...]