At Home Learning, Family, Kids, Toddler, Travel

51 Outdoor Activities for Your Toddler in Hampton Roads

I recently came across an article that recommends 4-6 hours of unrestricted outdoor play for kids. While we already make outdoor time a priority in our house, I had no idea of the physical evidence behind the simple act. I started reading "Balanced and Barefoot" by Angela J. Hanscom and found myself with a wealth… Continue reading 51 Outdoor Activities for Your Toddler in Hampton Roads

Family, Kids, Toddler, Travel

We Escaped “Something In The Water” Festival: Our Family Camping Trip to Pettigrew State Park

Two weeks ago we spent a lovely weekend in Washington, D.C. Matt and I both agreed that the city life is not for us: too many people in your space, too fast paced, people that don't even look up from their cell phones, cars honking at everything, bad attitudes, and OMG the traffic! The weekend… Continue reading We Escaped “Something In The Water” Festival: Our Family Camping Trip to Pettigrew State Park

Family, Toddler, Travel, Vlogs

24 Hours in Washington, D.C. with Toddlers: Our Getaway Vlog

I love my husband, but going away for just a day to the nation's capitol during the final week of the National Cherry Blossom Festival just seems hectic. Traffic to get there, finding parking spots, getting the house together, packing for me and the kids, making arrangements for the cats and dog...it just sounds like… Continue reading 24 Hours in Washington, D.C. with Toddlers: Our Getaway Vlog

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Africa Continent Box with Free 3-Part Card Printables

Here we go on our continual quest to learn about the world! This has been one of my favorite subjects to teach, mostly because I am learning so much about culture right along with my kids. Africa was where humanity all began, and so it was the next stop on our "tour." I learned about… Continue reading Africa Continent Box with Free 3-Part Card Printables

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Europe Continent Box with Free 3-Part Card Printables

I am not going to lie....I am probably having more fun with these continent boxes than my kids!! Seriously, I am learning so much about the world that I was just so oblivious too. Like did you know there is an unexplainable Crooked Forest in Poland? Or that Russia is so big it is actually… Continue reading Europe Continent Box with Free 3-Part Card Printables

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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

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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