25 Healthy Popsicle Recipes for Kids

Derivative of “Fruit Ice Lollies” by Lablascovegmenu, used under CCBY 2.0 The heat of summer is thick and we’re all looking for ways to keep ourselves cool. Children love to be outdoors and if yours are like mine, it’s hard to keep them from overheating while they are out running and playing. Popsicles are a […]

Outdoor Summer Fun Out of the Blazing Sun! {Creating a Play Space Outside of Your Home}

“This is a sponsored post, I am a Kmart blogger, though all opinions are my own.”   It’s summer time in the south and with it comes lots of time outdoors. The heat can sometimes be suffocating and we are often looking for ways to still benefit from the fresh air but not melt under […]

Brother/Sister Room Wall Art {FREE Printables}

Until three months ago when we moved into our new home, my three oldest children shared a bedroom. That meant that my oldest son shared space with my two daughters. Making one room gender neutral is difficult when you have two rather girly princesses who want pink to be displayed in every nook and cranny, […]

Making Bathroom Cleaning Fun {Building Life Skills with Children}

Homemaking can be quite overwhelming, especially when you are a homeschooler and you spend most days with everyone in the house. Living full, busy lives gets messy.  Clutter takes over, spills happen, muddy footprints appear across kitchen floors, and toys take up residence on seemingly every flat surface available. In our home, we believe that […]

What a Homeschool Conference Taught Me About Parenting

I shared with you a few months ago that I was been chosen to be a part of the 2014 Official Blogger team for the North Carolinians for Home Education Conference and Book Fair.  This was my very first homeschooling conference and I was both nervous and excited about what it would entail. If you […]

Age Appropriate Chores for Young Children {and a Review}

I am a firm believer in children having responsibilities around the home. Part of being a parent is raising productive children who are not entitled and who one day will be equipped to care for themselves and their own families. Families should be teams and work together to maintain their home. I have heard an […]

Animal Fun with Legos! {A Review}

Does your child enjoy playing with Legos? The better question is likely: what child doesn’t enjoy playing with Legos? I know that my children love to break out their tubs of building bricks to create their own structures, people, animals, and other things from their imaginations.  This kind of play helps make connections in spatial […]

A Wholesome Magazine for Young Christian Girls {A Review}

Take a walk down the magazine aisle in any store these days and you’ll find yourself grimacing and attempting to shield your children’s eyes from the onslaught of loose morals. Overtly sexual poses and titles are boldly proclaimed and worship of the next “hottest” boy bander is highly encouraged. It’s rather discouraging for Christian parents […]

Bounce House Trampoline GIVEAWAY!

Spring is so close you can taste it and with the warm weather comes lots of time to play outside!  Send those little ones out the back door and let them run, play, explore, and exercise!  If you’re looking for more ways to entertain your children while they enjoy the great outdoors, you just might […]

Educational Toys That Will Last From Toddler to Child

When you live and homeschool in a relatively small space, you find that there just isn’t room for too much stuff. Add in four young children to the small space and you’ll discover that stuff is very easily accumulated despite the lack of space. Since this is how my life operates, I’ve realized that if […]