Goal Setting for Kids

There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.-Aristotle Last week we did our yearly Family Meeting in which we talk about Family and Personal goals. We talked about what goals are, how to set a specific goal and work towards it step by step, and what can help to be more successful likeContinue reading “Goal Setting for Kids”

Moon Pies?….Kinda

So while studying the Moon, we needed something more for our kiddos to make the connection between the Phases of the moon, the changing of the month, orbit and so on…they got the gist but it wasn’t enough. With our kids, interest is a first priority cause they can tune you out OH SO MASTERFULLY!Continue reading “Moon Pies?….Kinda”

Merry Christmas!

From our family to yours! We’ve been having such a great time getting ready for Christmas that I almost completely forgot to wish you all a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS! May the joy and peace of the season rest in your hearts as we remember the greatest gift of all, the birth of our Lord andContinue reading “Merry Christmas!”


After finding that I had “undesirables” living in the kilo of whole-wheat flour I just bought,we decided to use it for our salt-clay ornaments! So we invited over some friends and had an ornament party! We’ve made them several years and in several different ways and I’ve messed with the recipe until I’ve found oneContinue reading “Ornaments!”

Simple Family Gratitude Activity

If you have “visual/hands-on” learners at your home you might enjoy this gratitude exercise. We have done this the past few years, starting on our first family night in November, it’s a great way to start off the holiday season. 1.) Gather the family and have a Gratitude discussion (we ask questions like, “What isContinue reading “Simple Family Gratitude Activity”

Pumpkin Rolls

So, I know Halloween is over but wouldn’t it be cute to have one of these next to everyone’s place at your Thanksgiving dinner? This is the one my 3 yr-old made and we had all of the neighborhood kids over to make them. Super fun and super easy. Just use your favorite bread recipe.Continue reading “Pumpkin Rolls”

Cat is out of the Bag

So now that the surprise is over I can show y’all the gift we were the most excited about giving this Father’s Day! In reality, the kids each had about a paragraph on why they love their Daddy, but we decided to put of the most memorable reasons in a photo. This idea is thanksContinue reading “Cat is out of the Bag”

Mint (Yerbabuena) Cookies

When I ran out of food coloring for St. Patrick’s Day last year I decided to just make do and ended up with this recipe. We like it so much we make even when the green isn’t required! Ingredients: 3 cups flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 1 1/2Continue reading “Mint (Yerbabuena) Cookies”