Non-Candy Valentine’s Gift Ideas for Kids

16 non-candy Valentine's ideas for kids

This year I went on the hunt for non-candy Valentine’s ideas for kids to make instead of buying the usual candy. Valentine’s Day has become so commercialized and inundated with candy, plastic toys, and other unnecessary items. The candy just adds to the never-ending flow of processed sugar (that I try to keep our family … Read more Non-Candy Valentine’s Gift Ideas for Kids

10 Ways To Reduce Waste in Your Kitchen

The one place our family really needs to focus more is on ways to reduce waste in the kitchen. According to the EPA, Americans generated about 254 million tons of trash in 2013. On average, a single person generates about 4.40 pounds per year, recycling only 1.51 pounds of that amount. That is not nearly enough to … Read more 10 Ways To Reduce Waste in Your Kitchen

Why We Homeschool Our Children

Since we decided to bring our children home for their education, we are having to explain (more often than not) why we homeschoolour children. It’s the most common question homeschooling families get asked. Strangely enough, the reverse question is never asked – why did you decide to have your child go to public school? I … Read more Why We Homeschool Our Children