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Family Togetherness: Winter Olympics

The first winter Olympics took place on this day in 1924 in Chamonix, France. The olympics used to be a major highlight when I was a child. I loved watching the daring athletes perform amazing feats to compete for the gold. What an exhilarating feeling to know […]

Family Togetherness: Story Dice

One night when tucking my son into bed he asked me to tell him a story. The sad part was my mind was blank. I could not come up with anything. I relayed the incident to a friend of mine who comforted me with her […]

April Website Review: Let’s Explore

let's Explore

Let’s Explore is one of my all time favorite kid sites. There are tons of ideas and links to help your children learn, create and explore. It is ok if you are not crafty there is something for everyone from sewing, gluing, cutting, pretending, cooking, games and more. Once you have exhausted the ideas on Let’s Explore there is a mile long list of blogs and websites to keep the fun going. Many of the games and projects can be done with items you probably already have in your home.

We are going to make treasure ice today using some of the items we find on our nature walk this morning.

Making Time for the Family: An Easter Celebration

Consolator by Carl Bloch In our home we celebrate Easter in both secular and non-secular ways. For us the Easter Bunny is not an integral part of our Easter holiday but rather becomes a fun pass time for the children like hunting for eggs while […]

Saint Patrick’s Day

Illustration by: Richard Svensson I have been referred to as the “Kool Aide Mom” once or twice because our home is the place to be if you want to have fun. There is always something going on here. We love celebrating holidays official and corny […]

Family Night Jam Session

Once a week, we like to schedule time to be together as a family. Sometimes, we take a day trip; other times, we take a bike ride, go on a walk, watch a movie, wrestle or play sports in the backyard. This week, we pulled out Rock Band. The set comes with the game, a guitar, a drum set and a microphone.

You can play locally or create your own band, complete with your own personal style and play gigs for money to buy better equipment, a tour bus, roadies, hair cuts and clothing. You can even play online against your friends. Check it out at rockband.com.