Ahhh...Family Pictures. Family Pictures...with children... Not such a serene thought, right? Family pictures with young children do not have to be a disaster. There are two key ways to preventing that they are... Preparation & Expectation. I am forever grateful to Kristen … [Read more...] about How to Plan for Family Pictures with Young Children
Of my Charlotte Mason journey so far, this is hands down my husband's favorite part... Twaddle. Not so much the meaning, but the words itself...it sounds like a bodily function to me and apparently to him, as well. It's fun to say but what in the world does it mean? Simply Charlotte … [Read more...] about Meeting Charlotte Mason: What is Twaddle?
I've just finished my series, Autism: Diagnosis, Resources & Therapies. In Step 7, I discussed how to choose the right education for your child with autism. If you chose homeschool, this post is for you. Want to listen instead? There are six main homeschool approaches - or "styles" … [Read more...] about What is the Best Homeschool Approach for a Child with Autism?
I received a complimentary unit download from Hoffman Academy in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. Please read my disclaimer in the footer for more information. Free piano lessons for kids? Sounds too good to be true, right? Except...it's not. For years, I've wanted the … [Read more...] about Free Piano Lessons for Kids: A Review of Hoffman Academy
Juice is kiddy crack. There, I said it. We made the fatal mistake of introducing juice to the twins when they were very young - probably under age 2. We diluted it, sure, but they got the taste. And that was enough. My husband and I made ourselves feel better about it by being sure to … [Read more...] about How to Get Your Kids to Drink More Water…without Taking Away Their Favorite Beverages
Traditions are an important part of life. When I was little, my mom started an end of the school year tradition with me that I loved dearly and still appreciate today. She would take me out to lunch after the last day of school. Usually it was A & W to get a root beer float and I remember those … [Read more...] about End of the School Year Traditions