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History of Birthdays

Have you ever wondered the History of Birthdays? That’s what this post is about. The History of Birthdays Originally, before calendars, people didn’t even know what day they were born, let alone what day it was currently. So birthdays were not celebrated. When birthdays were starting to be celebrated, it was for the rich mostly.… Read More »

Activities for Orange Shirt Day

This post is designed for homeschoolers who want to teach about Truth and Reconciliation Day aka Orange Shirt Day. However anyone can supplement what their child learns if you want to as well. Youth groups may find this helpful too. First if you are not familiar with Truth and Reconciliation Day please see the quote… Read More »

Dinosaur Unit Study for Ages 8+

Looking for ideas for a Dinosaur Unit Study that isn’t for preschoolers? Here is what we used for ours. Dinosaur Unit Study I wanted to do a Dinosaur study with my kids ages 8 and 11 but when I searched for ideas everything seemed to be for toddlers or preschoolers. So I had to look… Read More »

The Words in My Hands

The Words in My Hands is a teen fiction book that is listed as a coming of age story as well as a Dystopian novel. It’s about a deaf teenager but it’s set in a future world. The book is the winner of the ALA Schneider Family Book Award for Teens. Stars: **** Here is… Read More »

Asthma on the Go with Aerochamber

If you or your child has asthma, you know that breathing problems can strike anywhere. I hope you already know that it’s important to use a spacer when you take your puffer, even if you’re an adult. That’s because is helps you get the medicine properly. When you are out and about though that means… Read More »

Starting Our Homeschool Journey

We recently decided to start homeschooling most of our children. Our reasons are varied but include a dislike of how public schools are run, children who are ahead and bored at school and unique needs that need addressing. Starting Our Homeschool Journey I technically homeschooled preschool way back when my two older girls were young.… Read More »

Pandemic Self Care

If you’re reading this we are probably in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. At least there better not be another pandemic anytime soon. It might seem like that’s all anyone ever talks about. Perhaps you are sick of hearing about it. I know I am. However I think it’s important to learn about pandemic… Read More »

My Cleaning Routine – Make Your Own

I’ve tried many different version of a cleaning routine over the years and none of them have stuck. FlyLady worked for a while, then it didn’t. I have trouble doing something long enough for it to become a routine that’s a part of everyday life. I’m going to share with you my new cleaning routine.… Read More »

A Product for Kids With Anxiety

Do you have kids with anxiety, ADHD, ODD or any condition that causes them to need to be more mindful or peaceful? If so Little Renegades has some cool products for you. Kids With Anxiety There are a lot of kids with anxiety right now, especially with a pandemic going on. If your child is… Read More »

Word of the Year

This post is about how to pick your Word of the Year and what the purpose of it is. Have you ever had one? What is a Word of the Year? Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Word of the Year A Word of the Year is when you pick a word, any word that… Read More »