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Patriotic Activities for the Family

Patriotic Activities for the Family

We are a very patriotic family and I thought it would be fun to pull together some of the best patriotic activities for the family to do together. These would be perfect for Memorial Day, July 4th and Veteran's Day. Don't forget about Flag Day, and Patriot Day!...

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How to Tire Out a Toddler

How to Tire Out a Toddler

Parents everywhere want to know how to tire out a toddler. If you have a toddler in your home, you can attest to their boundless energy, and endless excitement for life. Some of the ideas that I share in my popular post 10 Indoor Activities That Tire Kids Out may be...

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What To Pack for a Cruise

What To Pack for a Cruise

Now that your vacation is booked, you might be wondering what to pack for a cruise. It has been a learning curve for me, as I overpacked the first cruise, and now tend to pack more along the lines of a minimalist on our cruises. Depending on your purpose, and goal for...

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Cruising With Kids

Cruising With Kids

Cruising with kids can be one of your best vacations. At least that has been our experience, and I would love to share with you just how we took advantaged of a wonderful opportunity with our family. Cruising With Kids Most people think Disney when they think about...

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7 Ways to Help Those Battling Cancer

7 Ways to Help Those Battling Cancer

Do you know someone battling cancer? It seems that at the rate cancer is growing, we all should know at least one or more people who are fighting cancer head on. I know my dad is at the moment, and it can be a really difficult time for a family to go through. 7 Ways...

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Journaling Through Cancer

Journaling Through Cancer

Journaling through cancer has been shown to do a lot of good for patients and loved ones. I know that I have used journaling to grieve the lost of 5 pregnancies and turned to it when my dad was diagnosed with cancer for the second time, and with direr outcomes...

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Essential Oils for the Cold Season

Essential Oils for the Cold Season

Cold Season is always lurking, but there are ways to help keep it at bay, and to fight it before it gets out of control. For our family, we like to use essentials oils to combat the common cold, while building our immune system. Our favorite essential oils brand is...

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7 Ways to Spread the Christmas Spirit

7 Ways to Spread the Christmas Spirit

Christmas spirit. We heard this term often, but do we really stop to consider what it looks like or feels like? I know that for most people, the Christmas season is spent with shopping lists, purchases, parties, wrapping and longing for the season to pass to get back...

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A Book List for a Meaningful Christmas

A Book List for a Meaningful Christmas

I love taking the month of December as a way to read to my children and have a meaningful Christmas, inspired by stories perfect for this time of the year. This has been a tradition for our homeschooling for over 15 years and one that I look forward to with...

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