Activities for Kids October 2020

What the Kids Have Been Loving Lately // Vol. III

Welcome to Volume III of this series that details all of the books, products, activities, and more that me and the kiddos have enjoyed doing together lately. This particular edition is heavier on the Halloween stuff, but there are things that can be enjoyed year-round here, too! (For past editions of this series, click HERE.) …

How We Started a Complete Homeschool Kit for Just $160

How We’re Starting Our Homeschool For Under $160

In case you missed it, we recently made the decision to homeschool our oldest, who is entering kindergarten this year. Homeschooling our children was never in our plans, so this has been eye-opening and a bit overwhelming, to be honest. But, after a few weeks spent looking into various homeschool options and philosophies and curriculums …

Our Decision to Homeschool…For Now

Wow. 2020 has literally looked basically nothing like I expected it to. I never expected that this year we would be facing a worldwide pandemic, an economic recession, AND race riots and protesting all across the nation. I never expected that we would be selling our little suburban homestead and moving three hours south to …

Quarantine Lunch Ideas for Kids

A Week of Quarantine “Making It Stretch” Lunches for the Kids

I have to admit, “quarantine cooking” doesn’t look much different than my regular cooking, because I was already in the habit of doing just one big grocery shopping haul at the beginning of every month with minimal (2, maybe 3) very small grocery trips in between for things like milk and produce (where I try …

What the Kids Have Been Loving Lately // Social Distancing Edition

I was overdue for a second post on what the kids have been into lately anyway, but now these things that we’re loving at the moment might be even more helpful than ever since we’re all basically stuck inside + away from everyone else for the foreseeable future. Related Post: What the Kids Have Been …

What the Kids Have Been Loving Lately // Vol. I

I’ve read nearly 800 different books with Raven over the past couple years as part of the 1,000 book challenge we’re trying to complete before she enters kindergarten, but I’ve hardly talked about kids’ books (or toys or activities or crafts) here on the blog at all. I figured it might be fun to do …