A Day in the Life of an Unschooling Family

A Day in the Life of an Unschooling Family

What do unschoolers do all day?  What does a day of unschooling look like?  I get those two questions a lot.  No two days look alike in unschooling, but there is a sort of unschooling rhythm that you can find with your kids.  We teeter back and forth between our...
The Busy Tree Book Activity for Kids

The Busy Tree Book Activity for Kids

I’m not sure who was more excited about the book for The Nature Book Club this month— me or my kids.  We have always explored trees and their parts, but this month we took a deeper look at trees and how they provide a homes to so many other living creatures.  We...
100 Conversation Starters for Kids

100 Conversation Starters for Kids

Sometimes, as parents, we get into a monotonous and very robotic way of interacting with our kids.  You want them to feel loved and connected, but are out of creative things to talk about.  You ask the same, old questions and they give you the same, old answers. ...
Sunflower House Decoupage Flower Vase

Sunflower House Decoupage Flower Vase

Most kids I know love flowers.  And you really can’t blame them.  Flowers are so intricately made and each season (where we live) brings amazing blooms.  For this month’s Nature Book Club, we set out to learn about prairie flowers.  It just so happens that...
A Happy Home:  What it REALLY Takes

A Happy Home: What it REALLY Takes

When I started to think about writing a 31-day series on household happiness ( 31 Days to Household Happiness), I had to brainstorm what my idea of a happy home was.  I came up with a list of things that I believe contribute to a happy and peaceful home. The series...