Summer Bucket List Idea: Visit an Aquarium


One of the highlights of completing a homeschool unit study in our family is taking a field trip that relates to what we’ve just learned. Hands-on learning creates some great family memories as well. One… Read More »

Summer Bucket List Idea: T-Shirt Painting with Spray Bottles


Summer is in full swing now. With the 4th of July behind us and the hottest weather of the summer in front of us, it’s time to get serious about summer fun… before summer is… Read More »

Learn to Enjoy the Ordinary


We are used to traveling long distances to visit our grandchildren. Until a year ago, we didn’t live near any of them. Now, we have moved so we live in the same town as one… Read More »

Backyard Water Play for Family and Friends


It’s the middle of the summer and the heat is on! Families and their friends want to enjoy fun outdoor activities together, but humidity and high temperatures can make it difficult to do so. When… Read More »

Summer Bucket List Idea: Homemade PlayDough


During the summer, most people look forward to hot, sunny days: swimming, outdoor games, and frozen treats. Unfortunately, many of us experience rainy days during the summer, when playing outside is not really possible. That’s… Read More »

Summer Bucket List Idea: Summer Reading Challenge


Happy Summer, everyone! We are enjoying all the fun and goodies that summer offers. Relaxing by the pool, morning runs, and catching fireflies at sundown are frequent happenings. Amidst all of our fun, I still… Read More »

5 Summer Sensory Activities for Children


I love coming up with sensory activities for children! My daughter is 22 months old now, so we have been able to do a lot of the more messy sensory activities lately! Summer is the… Read More »

Summer Bucket List: Visiting the Local Drive-In Movie Theater


Last year, we moved cross-country. I searched for some inexpensive things to do with the family. I needed something close to home since I was spending my days unpacking. I saw people posting on Facebook… Read More »

Summer Bucket List Idea: Host a Nature Scavenger Hunt


A scavenger hunt should be on every kid’s summer bucket list for the summer. Children of all ages like doing scavenger hunts. Sometimes, if you are lucky, you can even get teenagers off their cell… Read More »

How to Host an Ice Cream Social This Summer


Summer is wrought with possibilities for getting to know your neighbors, hanging out with friends, and enjoying tasty summer treats! My favorite summer activity involves all three – old friends, new friends, and really yummy… Read More »