Scholastic Monday ~ Read Me a Book

Reading to my younger kids is one of my favorite things to do. That said, sometimes other stuff ‘gets in the way’ and I don’t get as much reading time with them as I’d like. Read Me a Book by Barbara Reid has been a sweet and simple little reminder about how reading to our […]

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DK Baby Boutique!

By now you’ve probably realized that our family is a big fan of DK Canada and their top-notch books. Most of the time I focus more on books for slightly older kids…but what about babies or expecting moms? Certainly they need some good quality books too! Well, DK Canada has not left parents, parents-to-be or […]

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MathBreakers!

Math was always my least favorite subject when I was in school…mostly because I found it difficult to understand…and well, I was the kind of student who would rather write a 10 page book report than learn a new math concept! 😉 It’s funny how the ‘tables have turned’ now though. Here I am, a […]

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Bringing Heroes & History to Life! ~ GIVEAWAY! (2 Winners)

History. It’s a vital part of who we are today, and there’s a LOT that we can learn from it! Throughout my school days I remember always loving history class, and even today I love reading or hearing true stories from the past. However, for some of us, history might be a bit….Dry? Unexciting? Boring? […]

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Unlocking Parental Intelligence

Is it just me, or would it have been better if every child born came with a manual? And I’m not referring to one of those “Quick Start Guide’s” that says “Insert food in mouth, change diaper when dirty, comfort when crying.” Most of us have that innate knowledge in us. I’m talking more about […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Weather Watcher ~ GIVEAWAY!

Weather is one of those things that happens…well…every single day! And although we see and feel and even hear the weather every day, it is a fascinating topic that has been a lot of fun for our family to read about and begin to study together. From rainbows, to snowflakes to storms, clouds, fog, light […]

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Mail Order Mystery!

Do you love a good mystery? Or even better – do your kids love a good mystery as well? What about a Top Secret Mail Order Mystery that comes right to your front door? Now we’re talking!! 🙂 This is the kind of activity – and mystery – that our 9 year old son loves, […]

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Introducing: Mr. Petey! ~ GIVEAWAY!

For the last 7 years I’ve always had at least one toddler in the house…and currently have two sweet, mischievous, fun and busy toddlers keeping me on my toes! It’s great, but I’m sure you would agree with me that toddler-hood does have it’s “moments!” One of those is travelling. There are all kinds of […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ LEGO Friends Let’s Explore ~ GIVEAWAY!

LEGO never fails to capture the attention of my son, but little did I know that it would also fascinate my girls! With the newer LEGO Friends brand they’ve also entered the world of Lego and love it. As a parent, I love to use the likes and loves of my children to encourage them […]

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Groovy Lab in a Box ~ GIVEAWAY!

Learning is a part of life and I love to find ways to intentionally intertwine life and learning AND to make it fun. One thing that all of our kids always, always get excited about are science experiments or projects! That said, we don’t do nearly as many science experiments as I’d like to – […]

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