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A Sweet Education in Chocolate: 16 Chocolate-Based Educational Activities

April 21st, 2014 by Dionna - Leave a comment

For one of the recent sessions of our local homeschool cooperatives, I led a semester-long class called A Sweet Education in Chocolate. Here are some of the activities I found to do with the kids each week. Feel free to use or modify any of these activities for your own group!

15 Minute a Day Challenge (and 18 Ideas to Get You Started)

April 14th, 2014 by Dionna - Leave a comment

It’s officially Day #1 of our challenge to find 15 minutes each day to mindfully spend doing something for yourself. Here are a few ideas to help inspire you to take time for yourself.

Join Our Community and Take One Small Step

April 13th, 2014 by Dionna - Leave a comment

One Small Step brings people together to celebrate the steps we make in supporting a healthy mind, body, and spirit, regardless of the size of the step. Join us today!

Harry Potter Potions Party

April 8th, 2014 by Dionna - 10 Comments

One of the best homeschool activities we’ve ever done has been a Harry Potter Potions Party. I’m sharing the resources I used to create our potion recipes, the ingredients and tools we set out for the kids to experiment with, and the recipes themselves. Feel free to use and adapt for your own budding wizards and witches!

The Nightline Segment on “Body Wars”

April 6th, 2014 by Dionna - Leave a comment

The segment was heavily edited to add drama and cut hours and hours of footage to only ten minutes, and many of our statements were taken out of context, but here it is!

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