DIY gifts are an engaging way to involve children in the spirit of giving at Christmas. These digital DIY gifts are perfect for the budding photographer and artist in your family, and can be adapted so all age levels can participate. Not only that, they easily become frame worthy presents that grownups will truly enjoy […]

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We’re excited about beginning the Family Writer’s Club over the holiday break! It’s a great opportunity to set aside some family time to explore writing together. Often as parents we forget to see the forest for the trees when it comes to our children’s writing. It’s normal for us to get caught up in whether […]

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“Why is it still dark when I wake up for school AND right when I finish my homework?” Don’t you love questions like this, questions your children ask that open up a whole field of study? Recently, I was asked this by our oldest.  We engaged in a quick discussion about the sun and the […]

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  Christmas is hectic, busy, bustling and bursting with life.  It can’t be any other way, can it? Well maybe not in its entirety, but no matter how many demands on our time there may be, we can make choices about how we approach this season of giving.  So how to enjoy and make the […]

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Our 10-year-old daughter loves to tinker. She has always been a builder, loves to discover how things are made, and is happy as can be with a set of instructions, engaging materials, and interesting tools. In fact, she gets giddy every time her Kiwi Crate arrives in the mail. We’ve been subscribers for years… She grabs […]

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