Saving Money to Travel

Saving Money to Travel

Saving Money to Travel We’re taking off to travel the world, but do we have enough money?  The honest answer right now is…not really. Our goal is to be debt free while we’re traveling.  Since we currently have some debt, we are nowhere near our goal...
We’re Doing It!

We’re Doing It!

We’re Doing It! Call us crazy, maybe we are.  But we’ve decided to sell everything we own and hit the road.  I work remotely, we homeschool our kids, so why not?  Our kids will only be young once and we’ve decided to raise them a little different...
My Kid Might Offend Yours. Here’s Why:

My Kid Might Offend Yours. Here’s Why:

It is so important that children learn the importance of being an individual. They need to know that their thoughts and feelings matter. Kids saying no in certain situations is their way of expressing their individualism and feelings. But are we doing the right things...
Fix Your Picky Eater!

Fix Your Picky Eater!

Put an End to Fighting Over Food Having a very picky eater is hard on the whole family. The whining, the arguing, the crying; it has to stop! Fixing a picking eater is actually very simple. The hard part is implementation. Stand your ground How often does this happen...
Apple Orchard Field Trip

Apple Orchard Field Trip

Homeschool Groups Allow Us to Take Field Trips! Believe it or not, homeschool kids get to take field trips. And not just outings with the family. Actual field trips with a lot of other homeschool kids. This is thanks to the many groups that exist in order to give kids...
Teaching Kids to Share

Teaching Kids to Share

Don’t Do It! You read that right. I said do NOT teach your kids how to share. This Montessori component is not as well-known as others, but let me explain why it works. Sense of Ownership Younger kids, ages three and below, have no immediate reason to learn how...
Teaching Kids Responsibility with Chores

Teaching Kids Responsibility with Chores

Are chores really necessary?  It seems that they are fading away.  Perhaps children just need to be children and have fun while they’re young.  I mean after all, won’t they have enough responsibility on their plates once they hit the...
Toddler Backpack (with Wolves!)

Toddler Backpack (with Wolves!)

My five-year old daughter needed a new backpack for school. She also loves wolves. Actually, she’s obsessed with them! For her birthday the only thing she asked for was a visit to a wolf sanctuary so she could see real wolves in person. She owns more than ten...
An Easy Way to Prepare Kids for Math

An Easy Way to Prepare Kids for Math

Before our young ones run off to school or even before we begin formally teaching them at home, we all want to give them a head start.  Specifically, preparing our kids for math is something we all want to do. One very easy way to do this is by changing the way we...