crafts, Homeschool, Kids, Party Planning

How to host a memorable playdate with some Disney Magic

This post is sponsored by Disney as a part of the #DisneyKids Play Date campaign. All opinions are my own. I love hosting playdates, so Miss Crankles and I decided to host a special Mommy and Me Disney Princess party for Mother's Day a few weeks ago! We started off by adding a bit of… Continue reading How to host a memorable playdate with some Disney Magic

Homeschool, Kids

Fairy Garden Fun

The key to making this fun has been telling a story as we have been creating this garden. Miss Crankles is small, but she has a big imagination and loves being told how the fairies are going to visit the garden at night and stay in our little fairy houses and swing on our fairy swing. Adding whimsy to your life can make you feel like a kid too. Telling her the story and seeing her excitement makes me want to believe that maybe at night while I sleep, the fairies will play in the little garden we made.

Field Trips and Events, Homeschool

Homeschooler Day at Lehman's

Lehman's in Kidron, OH hosts homeschool days every Tuesday now through March! At Lehman's, your homeschooler can learn about a more simpler time and do the following: -Churn Butter -Peel Apples -Learn all about Aladdin Lamps -Wood Carvings Presentation from local artist Paul Weaver -Treasure Hunt -Taste Test funny-flavored sodas For more information, see their… Continue reading Homeschooler Day at Lehman's

Homeschool

Put some fun back into homeschool

It is that time of year where we get pre-occupied with holiday parties and get togethers, and our kids start to get a little bored with homeschool. It is very easy to want to take a break for a while, but instead of giving into the break, maybe you should step back and find some ways to add life into your homeschool day once again.

Homeschool, Parenting

The things that people say… and what I want to say to silly questions

I have three kids. There is a pretty large age gap between the last two. While we were not going for a large age gap, our last child was planned. Between this and homeschooling, we sometimes deal with some ridiculous statements. So I thought I would list some of them for those of you who may have had to deal with the same thing, along with some fun responses that I want to say but don't.