Backyard Foraging: Dandelion (Uses & Identification)

Spring is in the air and you know what that means? Dandelions are back!! This beautiful flower, while being one of the best common backyard plants, is also one of the most hated, looked at as only a pesky weed and not as the healer that it is. Like most people, I can remember playing … Continue Reading

Activities to Entertain Your Toddler While You Homeschool!

A lot of people told me that I wouldn’t be able to homeschool my girls if I had another child. This tongue-in-cheek comment made me say, spitefully I may add, “Just watch me.” I was back to homeschooling my girls when my son was less than a month old. That year, I relied heavily on … Continue Reading

Celebrating Santa Lucia With Children

The spirit of Santa Lucia makes her way to our house annually, acting like an anchor to the season. This celebration comes at a good time; while most people are focused on the material, this allows us to shift focus, reminding us of the light within. Santa Lucia is known as the light bringer in … Continue Reading

Easy Toddler Fun: Pumpkin Pie Play Clay!

I’m new to the sensory play world. My twin girls were toddlers back before Pinterest and social media exploded online- and I didn’t even own a computer (or cell phone!) when they were that small. Plus, with twins it’s a whole different ballgame; they’ve always had each other to play with, and rarely did they … Continue Reading