20+ STEM Activities For Space Week & Beyond

It’s Space Week, and we’re having a doozy of a week here!  We’ve stayed up all night to see the lunar eclipse, and we’ve met NASA Astronaut, Col. Greg ‘Box. Johnson! It’s hard to top that here. It was almost as exciting as meeting Cmdr. Hadfield last year. We had some additional science activities lined up […]

Learn To Read With Reading Kingdom : A Review

Reading Kingdom is an online program that will help your child learn to read up to a 3rd grade level.  We’ve been given a year’s subscription to Reading Kingdom Online.  Read on to find out more about this program. Reading Kingdom is aimed at children between the ages of 4 and 10, from preschool to […]

Space Week: A Lunar Eclipse & Meeting an Astronaut

Space Week is now in full gear…but for us, it really began a week ago.  Today I’m sharing the two highlights of our week with you.  Watching the lunar eclipse and meeting a NASA astronaut (hint: this time it wasn’t Chris Hadfield). I’m sure most of  you know that last week there was a lunar […]

Curious Kid’s Science Book

We’ve been going through Asia Citro’s newest book, Curious Kid’s Science Book: 100+ Creative Hands-on Activities for Ages 4-8.  She’s put together over 100 fun science experiments for kids that need little or no set-up and use household items.  Perfect for busy families! Asia has a Master’s of Education degree with a background in experimental […]

My Interview With FINCHWREN

I’ve been having a little a lot of computer trouble recently, and I apologize for the sporadic posting.  I’m settling down now to plan out the next month or three so I can (try) to work ahead and not get myself into this situation should it happen again. So while I work on clearing emails, planning […]

Fall-Themed Literacy Printables on Mom’s Library

Hello once again for another fantastic Mom’s Library!  Fall is in the air here as the leaves are just beginning to change colour and float down to the ground.  I spent today sorting through everyone’s clothes; packing away the summer items and taking out the warmer fall and winter things.  It was a big job, […]

Sent With Love And Rainbows

When was the last time you sent a package through the post to brighten up someone’s day?  In a recent survey, only 7.6% of people said they sent parcels to family overseas.  I know that since I’ve been living overseas the past 14 years that seeing something in the post for me always brightens up […]

17 Pirate Activities on Mom’s Library

Did you do anything to celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day on the weekend?  We stayed close to home this week, but the children do enjoy visiting a pirate-themes playground in a nearby town when we can go there.  Of course, you don’t need to limit your pirate fun to just one day of the […]

Everyday Bento

Now that you’ve settled back into the routine of school  or homeschool, are your children already becoming bored with their usual boring lunches?  Why not jazz things up with a lunch from Everyday Bento: 50 Cute and Yummy Lunches To Go by Wendy Thorpe Copley. We’ve made bento lunches before, and the children have been […]

Luang Prabang

It’s the third Sunday of the month and you know what that means!  It’s time to get out your passports and a comfy chair and take a virtual trip around the world through the eyes of other bloggers and their families.  Some travels are up close and personal, while others are done at home through […]