At Home Learning, Family, Kids, Toddler, Uncategorized

North America Continent Box with Free 3-Part Card Printables

I wanted to expose my kids to the world, different cultures, and teach them about the continents. What I didn't expect is how much I would get into it! Over everything, I want to teach my kids to love and appreciate people for who they are. When I decided to stay at home with them,… Continue reading North America Continent Box with Free 3-Part Card Printables

At Home Learning, Family, Kids, Toddler

Animal 3-Part Cards by Continent, Expanded

I was so inspired when I saw the craftsmanship, thought and effort that went into Stephanie's Felt World Map post on her blog, Imagine Our Life. Literally, I was in awe of it. By the grace of God, I was able to use her tutorial and create one for our own playroom. One thing I… Continue reading Animal 3-Part Cards by Continent, Expanded

Family, Vlogs

25 Fun Songs for Family Vacation Slideshows

Putting together funny pictures and candid videos is easy for me. But why is picking music for my family vacation video montages SO hard? I have read many articles online, all of which recommend the same 10 songs and almost none of which work for my crazy family. This year, I made two vlogs: One… Continue reading 25 Fun Songs for Family Vacation Slideshows

Family, Gift Giving

A Stocking on Steroids: The Ultimate Gift Box for your Favorite Sister

This year, we celebrated Christmas early, and I was the lucky one who got to shop for our sister Amy. She is the sweetest, goofiest, and youngest sister. As a young 20-something, she is dating, in her own place, and still obsessed with the color pink and anything Happy-Go-Lucky. With Amy, it is the little… Continue reading A Stocking on Steroids: The Ultimate Gift Box for your Favorite Sister

Family, Vlogs

A Pure Michigan Thanksgiving: Our Family Vacation Vlog

Growing up, it seemed like Grandpa John had that huge camcorder glued to his shoulder. He would video tape everything from cross country meets, babysitting us, hunting expeditions, and even dad plowing the field or cutting firewood. Not a minute of our childhood was missed. I remember when we went to Best Buy around 2005… Continue reading A Pure Michigan Thanksgiving: Our Family Vacation Vlog

Family

2018 Gift Guide: The Hip Mom

Are you like me? I mean every year I get so excited for the holiday season, but then I immediately start stressing about gift choices.Β I love surprises, so unexpectedly cool gifts make my heart sing. That's not just receiving, but giving as well. Giving something that is not only unique, but personal and useful is… Continue reading 2018 Gift Guide: The Hip Mom

Baby, Family, Kids, Toddler

2018 Gift Guide: Fun Toddler Gifts That Actually Make a Difference

Having kids back to back was not the plan. Now staying home with a four-year-old girl and three-year-old boy, I've dubbed myself a know-it-all on kid's favorite toys. Ask any toddler mom, between birthday parties and rewards for potty training, our kids have MORE than enough LOL Surprise Dolls, JoJo Siwa Bows, Swords and Transformer… Continue reading 2018 Gift Guide: Fun Toddler Gifts That Actually Make a Difference