How To Make Summer Perfect for Your Kids

Step 1: Relax and don’t worry about making summer perfect for your kids. That’s it. The End. We need to remember kids are kids. They, of all people, know how to have fun. These are the people that play with paper and boxes and have a thrilling time. On the flip side sometimes they don’t … Read more…

On My Bookshelf: Bible Trivia, Jokes, & Fun Facts for Kids by Troy Schmidt

Bible Trivia, Jokes, & Fun Facts for Kids by Troy Schmidt is a fun and engaging book by Troy Schmidt. Mr. Schmidt has published many books for children and adults, and he is also a writer of the popular children’s series, Hermie and Friends. My two youngest children, who are 13 and 7, really enjoyed … Read more…

Summer Saturday #1 – A Link Up

It’s summer! (I keep singing that – in my head and out loud – like Olaf in Frozen.) As a teacher, I am very grateful to have the summers off. I dream of the long, leisurely days of summer with no schedules, reading by the water, cooking out, and having fun.  However, reality has a … Read more…

18 Ways to Strikeout the Summertime Blues

Imagine a summer of happy children. Children who are laughing and playing. Children who are enjoying summer. Children who seem not to know the meaning of the b-word (bored).  Is it possible? Could this really happen? Maybe, just maybe it can. What can we do to keep a happy household during the long, lazy days … Read more…

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