Sugar-Free: Tips and Tricks to Quit Sugar… For Good

What started as a bad dream turned into a mission to quit eating sugar. I quit sugar! Check out these amazing, clever, and helpful sugar-free tips and tricks that you can use to kick this bad habit for good!

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7 Highly Effective (But Not Very Appropriate) Parenting Strategies

Parenting is tough and there's a lot of advice on parenting done right. However, there may be some highly effective parenting strategies which you may not know about. Don't overuse these 7 tips though, as they may lose their power!

If you want parenting advice, you can get it from almost any source imaginable. There's an abundance of parenting books, websites, and blogs at our fingertips. Even with this readily available advice, I'm certain there's some highly effective parenting strategies that you may not know about. I warn you... these tips aren't to be overused, as they may lose their power. [Tweet "Check out Continue Reading

SHINE Blog Hop #44


Welcome friends!! The SHINE Blog Hop is a weekly link up of family friendly posts that have been posted on different websites around the internet. You can add your links (if you’re a blogger). If you’re a non-blogger, then please feel free to visit the featured posts and/or visit any of the links that are of interest to you. Comments on this or any posts are always welcome! We would love to Continue Reading

65 Science Materials You Can Find Around the House

Homeschooling can be pricey. Here is a handy list of 65 free/inexpensive science materials you can find around the house. This list is perfect for the frugal and budget-conscious homeschooler.

It's been a while since I wrote a homeschooling post about the materials we use. Last year I published a list of 60 math materials you can find around the house. Today I want to share a list of free/inexpensive science materials (most of which can be found around the house). I store all of my science materials in a file box. I like keeping everything together, that way spontaneous science Continue Reading

Raising Children to Be Passionate and Involved Citizens

As parents, we naturally want our children to grow into responsible adults. Here are some tips on raising children to be passionate and involved citizens. This post includes some great suggestions to get children involved in their community.

Children are a part of our society from the moment they are born. With their first breath we welcome them into the world and their first cries let us know that they are here as the newest members of society. Children are citizens. Think about that for a moment. Imagine what that means for them and what it means for you as a parent. I recently wrote about what today's children really Continue Reading