10 Summer Survival Tips for Moms

Family barbecues and summer nights are already here. Kids have been cheering for this momentous occasion for months. With it still being fresh, moms everywhere are feeling a little relief from the stress the school year brings with homework assignments, projects, and those early morning wrestling matches to make it to school before the tardy [...]

Skittles Chromatography Activity

Rain, Rain go away! When you have had a few days of rain, all you can do is sing that song while staring out the window. We have had our share of nasty weather this week...too nasty to go outside at all kind of weather. As we wait for a glimpse of sunshine, we decided [...]

How to Throw Those Expectations Out the Window

Hello there! My name is Clair, aka plan ahead (like months ahead), arrives 10 minutes early to appointments, and doesn't appreciate unexpected changes to my schedule. Yep, that is me. If you could keep all surprise events to a minimal, I would be very grateful! This life has no consideration to my special requests. All [...]

Play Dough and Fossil Fun

What kid doesn't like play dough? We can use this fun stuff all day, so why not add something educational along side it? In this post, you will get see one example of how you can make that possible!

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Project

'On Monday he ate through one apple. But he was still hungry.' We all know how the rest of this infamous children's book by Eric Carle goes. My kids could have me read 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' a thousand times a day if it were possible. How about if we take that background from the [...]

When Momma Ain’t Happy, Ain’t Nobody Happy

I cannot tell you how many times I have heard the phrase 'When momma ain't happy, ain't nobody happy!' I remember growing up and seeing a wooden plaque hanging in the kitchen with that very saying. Of course it took me becoming a mom myself to realize what it truly means. There are days when [...]

Wanting To Be That Proverbs 31 Mother

She opens her mouth with wisdom, and loving instruction is on her tongue. Proverbs 31:26 Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her. Proverbs 31:28 In the wake of Mother's Day, there is finally time set aside to truly acknowledge all mothers everywhere. We are all normally rushing [...]

How To Grow Gorgeous Geodes With Kids

Ever been on a walk or to the playground and come home with no souvenirs? Yea, me neither! My kids love to find 'treasures' when they are out and about. Let's just say they take the saying 'Another man's trash is another man's treasure' to heart. I love how they see the worthiness of the [...]

Who Said Mommyin’ Was Easy?

Yep, I said it...mommyin' ain't easy. You see that, I put that ridiculous word 'aint' along with 'mommyin' easy. Why? Because we don't like to use the word ain't and we definitely don't like to admit that being a mommy doesn't come easy! It doesn't matter if you have 1 kid, 2 kids, 7 kids...we [...]