Tag: Fun Stuff

Teach Kids to Cook: 7 Cooking Tips You Forget

Teach Kids to Cook: 7 Cooking Tips You Forget

Are you trying to teach kids to cook? Great! But you should really read this first. As soon as my sons were tall enough to reach the kitchen counter (while standing on a chair), we had them in the kitchen helping us cook. So one […]

Snacking in Different Countries: Universal Yums

Snacking in Different Countries: Universal Yums

So, my boys like to eat. My boys also like to “try stuff”, if it has to do with food. So when a friend in my favorite homeschooling group told me about Universal Yums, I knew it would be just the thing for us. Universal […]

Thankful Everywhere You Look

Thankful Everywhere You Look

Like most folks this time of year, we’re keeping track of the things we are thankful for. I thought I’d let you in on the silly but memorable way that we do it…and how it has grown. Several years ago during our first November here […]

5 Favorite Card Games for Older Kids

5 Favorite Card Games for Older Kids

It’s always nice to have a quick, portable game to play—especially when it can be actual fun for both the kids and the parents. Here are the five favorite card games that we are currently enjoying at our house with two teens and two adults. […]

Homeschool Mission Statement: Family Activity

Homeschool Mission Statement: Family Activity

I’d heard it a million times since we started this journey back in 2007: You need a homeschool mission statement. Yeah, whatever. said I. We know what we’re doing and we know why we’re doing it. We’re fine. And most the time we are fine. […]