5 New Ideas for a Summer Bucket List with Kids

  I absolutely love the Summer!  There are so many wonderful things to do outside!  This year is different because my boys are used to going to school a few days a week.  We are transitioning into being home together more.  I want to have a lot of ideas ready to go to make sure we make the most of our time together!  The Summer Bucket List includes activities for…

Healthy Nutrition Books for Kids

  Eating healthy has always been important to me.  I do eat my fair share of ‘treats’ but I try to eat many healthy items each day.  Since I have had my boys, I have noticed how much of an example my eating habits are on their eating.  Reading aloud and cooking together has really helped our eating habits!  So let’s read, cook, and eat healthy…

The Best Books About Being a Good Friend

Being a good friend is extremely important to me!  I teach my children to be kind and loyal friends.  These habits can stay with you through your childhood and adult years.  When I go to parent teacher meetings or listen to other parents, the way they speak about the kindness of my children is what stays with me.  Reading about friendship is a great way to reinforce how kids should…

10 Butterfly Books to Read with Kids

When I was a child, my mom always got us a special spring surprise, a caterpillar kit!  I can still feel the excitement when we opened the box!  It was amazing to be able to watch the caterpillars grow and change in their life cycles.  I continue this tradition with my own kids.  It makes me remember the way my mom always taught us in fun engaging ways! This year…