Earth Day Gifts for Children


This month we celebrate Earth Day! There are many ways to involve children in this celebration. I have loads of Earth Day Activities and a very well stock Earth Day Pinterest board.   The EARTH Book by Todd Parr Sofia’s Dream by Land Wilson Green Toys Recycling Truck Kid’s Gardening Tools Radio Flyer Wheelbarrow Camelbak [Read On]

Books for Raising Mindful Children


On our journey to homeschooling we continue to think long and hard about what and how to teach our two boys asking questions like “Who are they?” “How do they learn?” “What do we want for them?” Time and time again we come back to hoping our children are happy and kind. We want them [Read On]

5 Ways to Be More Global with Your Children


Worldwide Culture Swap – I discovered this amazing group of people online who organize, coordinate and connect hundreds of families in swapping packages from their respective areas of the world. Worldwide Culture Swap facilitates USA swaps and World swaps.  For example, I traded a WA State package with families from Italy, South Carolina, Canada and [Read On]

Fresh & Profound Children’s Book {BIG Giveaway}


How do you teach children the less tangible ideas about being the best person you can be? about being kind? about being strong? about what it means to be a good person? and that THAT is what makes us BIG? BIG is a new and nothing short of amazing children’s book written by Coleen Paratore [Read On]

What does it mean to be Green? {MemeTales & PBSKids Readathon}


The topic of “being green” is a popular one in our home. We’ve done Earth Day play dates and a variety of Earth Day activities. I fell in love with Rana DiOrio’s What Does It Mean to Be Green? many months ago. In fact I love Little Pickle Press’ whole line of offerings. The books [Read On]

Earth Day Children’s Books Giveaway


If you have not yet discovered Little Pickle Press, do yourself a favor and check them out. Their mission involves helping parents and educators develop responsible and conscious little spirits. This organization will not only stimulate our children but our thinking about meaningful and relevant topics such as environmental responsibility and what it means to [Read On]