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Mom – Business Owner – Reservist

Mom – Business Owner – Reservist

I always feel torn. I’m the mom of two great kids, wife to a man who seriously should be canonized, owner of two small businesses, and a military Reservist. That’s right. Sometimes the civilian hat comes off and the Air Force hat goes on. When that happens, I travel away from my wonderful suburban life…

Weather Science Anyone?

Weather Science Anyone?

Hands-on learning is awesome for those that get bored easily. The “what if” and “I wonder” questions get answered naturally as one works through the activity. Hands-on activities can reinforce a subject or a lesson you already plan to teach or serve as fun, “teachable moments.” As the month of May has arrived, the study…

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

OK, I’m running short on time so let me cut to the chase. Dad, this article is for you. Mother’s Day is this Sunday! Now if your kids are like most kids, then that thought hasn’t even entered their little, ungrateful minds yet. So it’s your job to ‘make it happen.’ Yes, I know that…

Get those Kids into the Garden!

Get those Kids into the Garden!

Now that it’s spring, it’s time to get those kids outside (and into the garden). You won’t have to pull or push them. You won’t have to bribe or cajole them. Seriously! Kids LOVE to garden. And they make great “weed warriors.” We’re not just talking boys here, but girls, too. This is the twenty-first…

8 Activities to Help Develop your Child’s Entrepreneurial Mind

8 Activities to Help Develop your Child’s Entrepreneurial Mind

Entrepreneurship is a lifestyle; a way of thinking. The very best way to teach your child the ways of the entrepreneur lifestyle is to help them learn to be “business minded.” Here are a few ideas on how to get started: Make a list of extra chores that need to be done at home. Let…

Practical Tips on How to Pray for America as a Homeschool Family

Practical Tips on How to Pray for America as a Homeschool Family

National Day of Prayer 2018 Pray for America – UNITY Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. (Ephesians 4:3 NIV) Since 1952, Christians in America have gathered to pray for our nation on the first Thursday of May each year. We pray alone. We pray as families….

Ideas for Teaching Entrepreneurship to your Children

Ideas for Teaching Entrepreneurship to your Children

Teaching entrepreneurship to a child with a disability is not much different than teaching it to any other child. Only you know the capabilities of your child. You can take any of these ideas and adapt them to your child’s ability and your family schedule. The most important thing to remember is to make it…

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Happy Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day (April 26th). I’m guessing this one caught you by surprise since there are no trees, eggs, or cakes to decorate. But if you think about it… it’s not a bad day to celebrate. Now I could GUILT you into taking your child to work with you…

Create a “love to learn” environment in your home.

Create a “love to learn” environment in your home.

It sounds like a mystery, doesn’t it? It seems quite unattainable but it’s really not. Just relax and be real. Keeping up with what your friends and neighbors are studying isn’t important. Just learn what works for your child – that is all that’s important. Figure out what moves them. Try lots of different curriculums…