It is important to encourage a child’s sense of awe – and maybe rediscover it ourselves. The magic and wonder can be a great early draw into a love of gardening and science. I’ve found a collection of bloggers who know that and have some of the best ways to teach kids about seeds and the amazing ways they grow.
Today I went on air with KXII to chat about the cool trends I see in kid’s toys this year. There are two main trends I see with the top lists and gift-giving trends this year: 1. Traditional Toys are Cool Again and 2. Parents Want Toys With Lasting Value. Note that any toy with […]
With five kids there is always something going on – especially now that my older ones are becoming more involved in sports, Boy Scouts, and community activities. At the same time I’m pursuing more large-scale projects for my problogging, book writing, and speaking/teaching. How do I stay connected? Well for the last month I’ve been […]
As a homeschooling mom, it is important to me that my kids will be able to associate with other kids on a regular basis and enjoy some of the sports activities that I’m not able to coordinate at home. That’s why we’ve been involved in our local soccer league each semester – and they love […]
Board games are a fun, easy and inexpensive form of entertainment for children. Many board games also help children to develop a variety of important skills, such as counting, concentration, strategy and memory. Here is a list of 15 classic board games that your little ones – and perhaps the entire family – are sure […]