Lessons from Martial Arts

My boys were destined to study martial arts. Their father is a black belt in one karate style, went so far as brown belt in Aikido, and is currently a brown belt in a second karate style. Watching th...

Teachable Moments in Spanish

When children begin learning a second language at birth, they have the capacity to learn them without getting confused — because, as the brain develops, so does the ability to separate one language f...

Gift Jars for Christmas

Glass jars can easily be turned into an inexpensive Christmas gift. I like to use the 8 oz pickle jars, as long as you wash it well, the smell will go away. I usually just rinse it and turn it over i...

Elfish Antics

photo courtesy Milk and Cookies Though our family truly focuses Christmas around the True Meaning (Christ’s birth) and seeks to promote giving rather than receiving among our family, that doesn...

Around the Web With Kris

via www.jimmiescollage.com Thirteen Ways to Reuse a Page A Day Art Calendar by Jimmie’s Collage – I keep intending to order one of those Metropolitan page-a-day art calendars that Jimmie has recommen...

World’s Greatest Artists

Looking for a fun, kid friendly study of our World’s Greatest Artists? We did a super fun study on Van Gogh this month and I wanted to share some of our art projects with you!   This year for ar...