5 Days of Water Play for Kids: DIY Sponge Bombs

Make your own sponge bomb

Ready to keep your kids cool while they have fun this summer? Let’s kick off today’s water play for kids with a bomb. A sponge bomb, that is! Clear off your kitchen table and gather your supplies. In just a few minutes, you’ll have fantastic sponge bombs ready for the pool or playing in the […]

5 Days of Water Play for Kids: Bring out the Baby Pool

water play for babies and toddlers

Summer is here! Let’s keep cool with some water play for kids! Today kicks off a five day series of fun water play ideas for children. Don’t forget about the youngest members of your family when you’re thinking about water play. Babies and toddlers can enjoy water play just as much as their older siblings. […]

Encouraging Family Values with Movies and Television Shows

Encourage strong family values with these movies and television shows -- discuss honesty, courage, perserverance, forgiveness and more!

One of my most massive challenges as a parent is to pass on our family’s values and belief system. I spend time in formal lessons about our faith, but I’m also careful to model the behavior I want my children to emulate. If I want my children to be kind to others, I need to […]

Garden Toys and Tools for Kids

garden toys and tools for kids

While you’re busy getting your garden together, your little ones are SURE to want to play along. This spring, I’m going to get our kids some garden tools and toys. These are perfect for getting them involved in our outside work, and go along wonderfully with a garden or spring unit study. Garden Toys for […]

Tips for Keeping Your Kids Healthy While Traveling

Keeping kids healthy while traveling #biogaia

We’re looking forward to spring and summer, but as a homeschooling family, you’re apt to find us traveling any time of year. Traveling with kids is fun, but it can be a challenge to keep everyone healthy while you’re on the road. Come and take a look at what works for us. 1. Pack Healthy […]