Category: ’Children’

My 7 Year Old’s 5 Favorite Things About Homeschooling

September 8th, 2015 by Dionna - 9 Comments

My son, Kieran, has always loved homeschooling. Today he is sharing 5 of his favorite reasons.

How to Make a Messy Fun Car Emergency Kit (+ a Recipe for Homemade Disinfecting Wipes)

July 14th, 2015 by Dionna - 11 Comments

It can be a huge pain to clean up muddy, sandy kids before they climb in the car, but what would childhood be without the wonder of dirt and mud and nature?! Today I’m sharing a few handy things to keep in the trunk of your car year-round so that you feel more comfortable with the mess.

Fun with Fractions: 40+ Activities and Resources for Early Elementary Students

May 30th, 2015 by Dionna - 1 Comment

There is so much available online for kids to learn about fractions! I’m sharing some of the best resources (worksheets, activities, games, and more) I found when I was planning a class for 1st-2nd graders.

6 Strategies to Help Kids Overcome Perfectionism

May 7th, 2015 by Dionna - 1 Comment

My seven-year-old son has a tendency toward perfectionism, as do I. Like many perfectionists, he becomes super frustrated with his own mistakes. Since we homeschool, it has been imperative that I give him some tools to help him through these challenges. Here are six of the strategies we’ve used with success.

Beginning Knitting Project for Kids: Knit a Pikachu

February 10th, 2015 by Dionna - 6 Comments

What do you do with all of those practice squares you knit when you are a beginner? Turn them into Pokemon! Dionna’s 7-year-old son, Kieran, brings us a video tutorial for this awesome knitting project for kids and adults.

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