Teaching Children How to Be a Good Guest
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Teaching Children How to Be a Good Guest

It’s never to early to begin to teach your kids the importance of manners and how to be a good guest. Today I’m sharing a few ideas for teaching your children how to be a good guest. Children love the opportunity to visit friends and family for play dates, holidays, birthdays, weddings and so many…

Help Your Child Build Self-Confidence
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Help Your Child Build Self-Confidence

A healthy self-esteem is so important. In fact, your child’s self-esteem will greatly impact your child for a lifetime and is a determining factor in their happiness and well-being.  How they feel about themselves affects how they act towards others and how much success they are able to achieve. Take a moment to think about a…

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My Current Struggle with Routines

Every new season brings with it new challenges. That’s where I’m at right now. Over the summer we added in a couple new weekly activities for the girls. Once our homeschool began in September, it seemed harder to fit every thing in. Namely things like laundry. I’m going to be working on our routines and…

Homeschooling with Amazon Prime
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Homeschooling with Amazon Prime

There are a number of reasons I love being an Amazon Prime member. I shop on Amazon almost every week. The money I save each week on shipping more than pays for my membership fee. I even regularly purchase 25-pound bags of organic spelt flour and get free two-day shipping! I buy a lot of the…

ABC’s of Summer Fun {N is for National Parks}
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ABC’s of Summer Fun {N is for National Parks}

ABC’s of Summer Fun Over the years our family has enjoyed visiting many national parks around the country. We have plans to visit several this summer! On March 1, 1872, President Ulysses S. Grant established Yellowstone National Park as the country’s first national park, but the National Park Service did not come into existence until…