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How to Use Goal Setting to Organize Your Unschool

How to Use Goal Setting to Organize Your Unschool

Unschooling is an amazing way to live life along side your kids, while giving academic freedom in your homeschool.  Many parents worry, however, that unschooling might be too unorganized and too chaotic for their family. This is a valid concern. What about the parents...

5 Ways to Organize Your Unschool

5 Ways to Organize Your Unschool

Choosing to homeschool your children is an amazing decision that is very rewarding.  Though there are a variety of excellent homeschooling styles, we chose unschooling for our children because of its flexibility and limitless learning opportunities. To a lot of...

Tap the Magic Tree Exploration Activity for Kids

Tap the Magic Tree Exploration Activity for Kids

You probably have your favorite book that you read with your kids.  That one book that you really look forward to reading and so do they. Any time I can find a book that helps my kids make connections with nature, I jump on the chance to read it.   If it ends up being...

How To Manage Art With Kids in a Tiny Living Space

How To Manage Art With Kids in a Tiny Living Space

You're tripping over toys.  You're wondering where on Earth you can store the big pack of toilet paper you just bought.  You've exhausted the  "organization for small spaces" search on Pinterest.  You're crammed in your living space! Sound familiar? I feel your pain. ...

Beaver Habitat Building for Kids

Beaver Habitat Building for Kids

My kids have been fascinated with beavers for a long time.  Although we do not live near them in the wild, we have seen them at a wildlife rescue zoo AND of course, on their favorite show, The Cat in the Hat. I mean, who doesn't love an animal that uses its TEETH as a...

101 Reasons To Unschool

101 Reasons To Unschool

Enjoy the audio version here: When we made the decision to homeschool, I didn't really know for sure what all it would entail.  As a former teacher, I thought I would make some plans, teach lessons and then my kids would complete the work I had in mind for them. I...

DIY Night Sky Canvas for Kids to Make

DIY Night Sky Canvas for Kids to Make

Making a DIY Night Sky Canvas is super simple and so, so fun. We decided to grab some art supplies and give it a shot, and we loved the outcome. My daughter and I love the saying "I love you to the moon and back".  It's something we've been saying to each other for a...

STEM Valentine’s Day Pipe Cleaner Circuit Headband

STEM Valentine’s Day Pipe Cleaner Circuit Headband

This time of year is FULL of fun crafts, but are you looking for something that is fun AND purposeful? This Valentine's Day Circuit Headband is PERFECT for kids who love making cool things!  The huge perk is that it also teaches them about circuits. When my daughter...

DIY Bird Feeder for Kids

DIY Bird Feeder for Kids

This month I became a part of The Nature Book Club!  I am so excited to share our monthly nature book and activity with you! Make sure you scroll down to the bottom to see other bird  books and activities, as well as how to link up with us! Most kids I know are...

Why I Don’t Lesson Plan For Homeschool… and What I Do Instead.

Why I Don’t Lesson Plan For Homeschool… and What I Do Instead.

"What curriculum are you using?" "How are your lessons going?" These are the most common questions thus far in our homeschooling journey.  I cringe at the long-winded response that my explanation could become. Lessons?  What lessons?  Lesson PLANS?  Yikes. ...