Homeschool Student Planner {plus Free Printable}

With this being our first year full-time homeschooling, I knew I needed a plan in place. I had planned and selected our curriculum but was still trying to find a way to keep my kids accountable with their school work and responsibilities. I am not really one for the unschooling. In life there are things that must get done, even if you don't want to do it. But this is not a post about not agreeing with "unschooling".. I do like this post if you want to read more about it.  This post is … [Read more...]

5 Random Acts of Kindness: Plus Free Printable

Written by Starla, Contributing Writer This year's Random Acts of Kindness Day falls on February 17, 2016. Doing acts of kindness make us feel good about ourselves. The person on the receiving end of our kindness gets extra love that day. There is just something that makes our hearts lighter knowing we put a smile on someones face - even just for a moment.   My family has this great list of things we do in honor of Random Acts of Kindness day.  Random Acts Of … [Read more...]

Christmas Letter {2014 Year in Review Printable}

What family traditions do you carry on each year? Is it picking out an ornament for each child? Going to a live nativity? Making holiday goodies?  We like to do all of those I just mentioned, but one of my favorite traditions is writing up a Christmas letter each year. It's a keepsake I love taking out when the holiday season approaches, adding to, and reading through all the past letters each and every year.  The past 2 years I have used printables from a lovely blog called … [Read more...]

Thankful {A Printable for Giving Thanks}

Can you believe Thanksgiving is less than a week away?  This has been the fastest year yet! By now, we all have already been thinking and planning our thanksgiving day, we're getting excited (well, at least I am)about the parade, we've talked about pilgrims and Indians, the guys are getting ready for the football games, soon to gather together with friends and family and to give thanks!   And we ALL have so much to be thankful for! For me, beyond all … [Read more...]

Father’s Day Printable {One for Grandpa too!}

This year is going by so fast (for me!). And so many milestones have already happened in these first 6 short months. I had our 3rd baby at home, our son graduated co-op kindergarten and our daughter is no longer a preschooler after this summer. We've already passed so many holidays and now it's time for Father's Day! Almost every year I create some kind of gift for my kids' Daddy. We've had professional pictures taken, we've made a craft canvas, made an ABC book of why they love him, so … [Read more...]

Thank You Notes from Littles

Written by KT @ One Organic Mama, Contributing Writer Want to encourage thankfulness in your little ones? We started writing thank you notes early.  The kids would decorate paper with crayons or finger paint, and I would write the note and talk to them about what they liked about each gift. This year, my 4 year old is ready to contribute (a little) to the writing process!  He is having fun practicing letters and loved writing his own note to Santa this year!  Imagine my surprise when he … [Read more...]