Volcanoes, Rocks & Fossils:  Books and Activities for Kids

Volcanoes, Rocks & Fossils: Books and Activities for Kids

Welcome back to our Summer Science series -- today's science theme is Geology!This is a favorite area of science for kids for two reasons -- explosions and digging :)I don't know about your house but in ours, there are rocks & rock coll...
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Chocolate Drizzled Peanut Butter Popcorn {Kids in the Kitchen}

Chocolate Drizzled Peanut Butter Popcorn {Kids in the Kitchen}

  You are going to LOVE me when you taste today's post! Seriously, it's one of those "how did I not know about this sooner!" type of snacks :) We were planning a family movie night this week -- trying to decide whether to...
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20 Children's Books Told via Snail Mail & Letters

Wonderful picture books about mail & letters for kids who love the idea of 'snail mail'!I know that so many of us live in the world of text messages and emails but let's face it, young kids LOVE snail mail!While we get bills, unwanted a...
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Science for Kids:  Books & Websites for Biology Projects

Science for Kids: Books & Websites for Biology Projects

Websites & books focusing on animal, plany and human biology that are perfect for any home or school biology project!We are kicking off a new series today and I am SUPER excited! For the next six weeks, Trisha from Inspiration Labo...
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10 Real Life Science Projects for Kids

  Welcome to our second year of the School's Out: Top 10 Summer Learning series! I'm joining 35 wonderful kid bloggers this week to provide TONS of ideas & activities for summer learning and fun.  We know that summer should be...
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Planning a YES Day with the Kids

This content is sponsored by Kohl’s as a part of their #DestinationSummer campaign.  Although this is a sponsored post, all opinions (and crazy comments) are always my own.   This week, I’m excited to be workin...
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Do You Know What Your Kids are REALLY Doing Online?

  I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for BGCA. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation.   For our kids, using technology is like brushing th...
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Making Lunches Easy & Healthy this Summer

   I participated in an Influencer Program on behalf of Mom Central for Revolution Foods. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for participating.   There’s something ...
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Travel Planning & Packing List for Family Trips {free printable}

Travel Planning & Packing List for Family Trips {free printable}

  We're just back from our annual family vacation -- and honestly, this one almost did me in! Don't get me wrong, I LOVE to travel!  Exploring new places, seeing some AMAZING sights and being with my family -- just us without a...
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Ultimate Guide for Summer Fun with Kids

In our house, summer comes in two phases: Phase 1: The Honeymoon A time when we all (parents & kids) are excited about no schedules, no school and long days together.  We have a hand-ful of activities planned and a great summer b...
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Families will LOVE the Amazing Music & Gorgeous Photos: Review of the HTC One (M8) Harman/Kardon

  I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Sprint. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and to thank me for participating. As a Sprint Ambassador, my family and I are trying out a fe...
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Why Kids Need to Travel & What They Can Learn on the Trip

  Travel is such a great educational opportunity for kids!  A chance to explore new places, try something new and reconnect with the family. Honestly, my kids learn more on our vacations than they do any other time of the year.&...
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Awesome Summer Art Projects for Kids

  One of the best things about summer is that slowed down schedule -- it's a time when I don't mind that our projects take more than a day to complete. Kids can take their time with the creative process and enjoy each step.  Sum...
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Free Summer Reading Log: Printable Genre Challenge

Inspire your kids with this free printable summer reading log that encourages them to read books from different genres! Do your kids have a favorite book?  I'm sure they do! In our house, Are you My Mother? was a huge fave for a while ...
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Great Ways to Celebrate the Last Day of School

We are on countdown in our house -- only 9 more school days left for us! Yep, only 9 days, 4 finals, 3 school activities and 1 graduation event -- then we can enjoy sleeping in, long days without schedules, fun day trips and some relaxing ...
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