3 Keys to Choosing a Word of the Year that Changes Everything
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3 Keys to Choosing a Word of the Year that Changes Everything

Imagine if you could approach an entire year with laser focus on one concept. If every decision and commitment was run through that concept before you put it on your calendar. How would life be different this year if you chose just one thing to focus on? Here’s 3 Keys to Choosing a Word of the…

Inspiring Generosity in Kids with The Kindness Elves

Inspiring Generosity in Kids with The Kindness Elves

Instilling a spirit of kindness and generosity in children, especially around the holidays can be a challenge as cultural and commercial pressures push for a self-centered, behavior based, materialistic attitude. In an effort to inspire wonder, gratitude, creativity, and imagination in my daughter, I searched for an alternative. We found that inspiring generosity in kids…

How to Set Up Preschool Homeschooling Learning Areas
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How to Set Up Preschool Homeschooling Learning Areas

Learn the basics of how to set up preschool homeschooling learning areas for creativity and focus. To begin, think about all the main learning topics you’re going to cover: art, language arts, math, thinking skills, and fine/gross motor. Each of these areas can have their own designated space for focused learning. Our preschool materials are…

Look Inside the New Living Well Planner (Picture Comparison to the Old Version!)
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Look Inside the New Living Well Planner (Picture Comparison to the Old Version!)

As a work at home mom with a preschooler, I’m balancing so many things: multiple businesses, homeschooling, momlife, wifelife, meal planning and prep, cleaning… All the things! I’ve gone through quite a stack of planners on my search to one that actually keeps me on track. I fell in love with the previous version of…

Using the Time-In Toolkit: Teaching Emotional Regulation to Kids
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Using the Time-In Toolkit: Teaching Emotional Regulation to Kids

A high pitch scream belts through the air, her little face red and tearful. “I don’t like it!” She wails with emphatic passion before falling to the floor in a dramatic heap. It takes all my resolve to take a deep breath and remember that her overreaction to the simple task of brushing her teeth…

DIY Bubble Wands from Nature
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DIY Bubble Wands from Nature

Bubbles are a favorite for most kids, but with all the plastic wands and motorized blowers on the market, they can become just another high tech, commercialized activity. When my daughter and I were introduced to these DIY Bubble Wands from Nature at Tinkergarten preschool class, we were both surprised and delighted by how simple,…