8 Great Ideas to Foster a LOVE of Reading in Your Children!

I’m sure that we can all agree that a love of reading is a great thing to instill in our children.   There are studies that have been done on the effects of regular reading. The findings are quite impressive.  These studies have shown that regular reading increases vocabulary, increases focus and comprehension, improves writing…

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FREE Summer Reading Printables

I am a big advocate of encouraging children to read.   I believe that a love of reading is probably the most important thing one can instill in your children to promote a lifestyle of learning long after formal schooling is passed. Now this isn’t to say that I believe in forcing children to read….

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8 Ways To Involve Your Children with the Family Garden!

My husband and I are firm believers of the principle of provident living.   This is why one of the first upgrades we made to our new home last year was to build 3 1/2 large garden boxes and plant some fruit trees.   I wasn’t able to help much with this project due to…

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