Category Archives: Children

These Precious Years

  “Wow, you sure do have your hands full!” This is a phrase I hear almost every time I go out in public with my five children. And it’s true. I generally do literally have my hands full, and probably … Continue reading

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Where do I live Geography Craft Tutorial (simplified version)

This year I’m helping a friend of mine teach a geography class for kindergarten and first graders at our homeschool co-op.  Our plan is to give these kids such an interesting and exciting introduction to geography that they can’t help … Continue reading

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The Many Values of Harvesting Your Own Food

The other day we had a windy night and my kids and I were excited to find a decent drop of pecans under our pecan tree the next morning.  I hadn’t expected to get anything from our pecan tree this … Continue reading

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DIY- How to Make a Simple Train/Lego Table

My kids love trains and legos, but I don’t love having train tracks and lego creations all over my floor.  For a while I actually made my kids play with their train tracks outside on a piece of plywood, and … Continue reading

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Allergies Are Complicated!

So often, people without food allergies (and sometimes even those of us dealing with food allergies) tend to think that you can only be allergic to certain things.  Or that you CAN’T be allergic to certain things.  This is not … Continue reading

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Fighting Colds, Flu, and Sore Throats Naturally

It’s that time of year! Thanksgiving, Christmas… and, oh yeah, cold and flu season.  What is it about winter that brings out all the sickness anyway?  Is it the lack of immune boosting vitamin D from the sun?  Is it … Continue reading

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Listening to Your Little Ones

Have you stopped and listened in on your little ones lately?  It’s one of my favorite things to do these days.  I’ve been trying to slow down and rest more with this pregnancy, and that has led me to take … Continue reading

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