My Top 10 Best Subscription Boxes for Kids + BLACK FRIDAY Coupon Codes!

Whether you’re in search of a holiday gift that keeps on giving, a birthday gift, or just a fun way to give a little something every month, these 10 Best Subscription Boxes for Kids are a great place to start! This post contains affiliate links. If you choose to purchase through these links I will… [read more]

25 Children’s Books that Teach Emotions and Character Building Traits

Books that teach emotions and character building traits are an invaluable resource for parents! Books are one of the easiest and most fun ways to teach kids about emotions and character building traits. Some of the books in the list below have been beloved bedtime reading books of our kids. (Please note that the links below… [read more]

How I Got my Kids to Read this Summer + Great Summer Reading Books for 3rd and 4th Graders!

Affiliate links are present. If you happen to purchase through one of my links, you may very well just make my day. 🙂 Classic, Contemporary, and non-fiction reading books for 3rd and 4th graders. I love summer vacation, and I think it is safe to say my kids do too! They love not having the… [read more]

Visit the Natural History Museum of Utah + Win 4-Pack of Tickets!

The boys and I love visiting our local museums. A couple weeks ago we got the chance to visit the Natural History Museum of Utah with some other local bloggers. I’d never visited the Natural History Museum of Utah so I had no idea what to expect. The boys and I had a wonderful time… [read more]

How to Make a Borax Crystal Geode – Science Projects for Kids!

Hope you enjoy this borax crystal geode tutorial! With the boys back in public school, and with our long commute time to and from school, it is not often we have the time to do science projects anymore. But the creative juices just can’t be stifled for long, and we were itching to do something creative…. [read more]

25 Amazing Kids Books For Black History Month

February is Black History Month here in the US. Having formerly been a preschool teacher and a homeschool mom, and a former and current lover of history, cultures, and the people who’ve lived them, I put together a list of some of my favorite kids books for Black History Month. The children’s African folktale books… [read more]

10 of the Year’s Best Family Games for Family Game Night!

10 Best Family Games for Family Game Night Family game night is one of my favorite ways to build great memories as a family. Some of my favorite, and most hilarious, memories from my own childhood are playing games with my family. Playing games together as a family builds important life skills like knowing how… [read more]

Parents: Sharpen Your Pencils, Here are Some Education Tools Just for You!

Disclosure: Thank you to Results Louisiana for sponsoring this conversation. A lot has changed in the classroom since we were there (I’m not going to say how long it’s been since I was there!). But one thing that hasn’t changed is a desire among parents for the highest quality public education. With the upcoming release of… [read more]

Earn Money for Your School In a Way Your Family Will Love

The other day I told you about how I collected a ton of Box Tops for Education for my sons’ school when I was at Walmart doing my weekly shopping trip. For those who aren’t familiar with the Box Tops for Education program, it is a program that lets you clip the pink Box Tops… [read more]

Help Your Child’s School Get Ahead with Box Tops for Education at Walmart

I’ve been collecting Box Tops since my oldest was just three years old. For those new to Box Tops, Box Tops for Education are those little rectangular cut-out, pink and purple labels on certain General Mills® products. Each Box Top for Education is worth $ .10 for your child’s school. While this may not seem… [read more]

Prepare Your Kids for Their Standardized Tests with #SpectrumTestPrep

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Carson–Dellosa. I received product samples and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Last summer, when I made the decision to homeschool my boys, my husband and my biggest concern was how I was going to make sure my second grader was… [read more]

Junior Explorers Kit, Educational Monthly Subscription Box

This post contains affiliate links If you’ve read my blog for for any length of time, you know that the education of my kids is very important to me. I like for my kids to have ample opportunities to learn and experience new things, and I love for my kids to have fun ways to do so. The… [read more]

Meet Dash and Dot, Robots Helping Kids Learn to Code

Disclosure: I received the following products at no cost to myself in exchange for an honest review. All opinions expressed are honest and are entirely my own. Most of you know that we are homeschooling this year. When I decided to homeschool, one of my goals was to allow my children to learn in hands-on… [read more]

25 St. Patrick’s Day Books for Kids

Just 1 month until St. Patrick’s Day! Whether you’re a teacher, a homeschooling parent, or a parent who loves to read your kids great books, this list of 25 St. Patrick’s Day books for kids will get your kids geared up for this luck o’ the Irish holiday. Do you know why we celebrate St…. [read more]