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Summer BINGO

There is something about summer that brings a smile to my kids’ faces!  I have done a summer reading BINGO with my kids for several years.  Thankfully, my kids have enjoyed reading from a young age so it has been easy to get them excited about this…especially when there are extra rewards involved! What Counts? […] Read more…

Family Traditions: Easter

Ever get the feeling that the holidays pass you by so quickly that it’s just a blur of chocolate and chaos? I know I do.  I have tried to create a Christ centered Easter tradition in my home.  We don’t do the Easter bunny.  We don’t do Easter baskets.  My kids fill their own Easter […] Read more…

Art Month: Harrison and Playing with Colors

I don’t always have the easiest time being the “fun mom.”  Even though that was my dream before I had kids, I find that I’m the more serious type!  But when I get the art supplies out…it helps me earn my “fun mom” badge! Here are a couple of easy art projects that will make […] Read more…

Art Month: Seurat with Pencil Erasers and Q-tips

This post contains affiliate links.  You need stuff…it doesn’t cost you any more to buy through these link and it helps me out.  Thanks! My kids love it when I tell them we are doing an art project!  What is it about kids and paint?  I don’t know but it makes them giddy! These projects […] Read more…

Art Month: Kandinsky with Circles and Trees

I really want my kids to appreciate good art.  The mess they make when doing art projects doesn’t always make me jump with joy…but sometimes a mom has to do what a mom has to do! I like Kandinsky’s art…it’s fun to look at..and fun to say!  These projects were easy for me to put […] Read more…

Spring Break BINGO

I know… there may be snow on the ground, there might be ice on the windshield, and the wind chill factor might be “way too cold”…but Spring Break is less than a month away for us.  And that means I need a plan! We are hanging around here during spring break… so what do I […] Read more…

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