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FREE Autumn Joyous Home Journal full of fun projects for Fall.

EXPIRED Autumn Joyous Home Journal

Enjoy a variety of autumn fun for FREE, courtesy of Joyous Home! The Autumn Joyous Home Journal is filled with a nice mix of recipes, articles and homemaking fun. Enjoy a Pumpkin Tea, make a Pumpkin Vine Whistle, embroider autumn napkins. There is a little of something for everyone here! Be sure to see the special […]

Essential Oils are not FDA approved.

Censored by the FDA

With great regret, I must remove the testimonials of our family’s use of essential oils from the blog. Despite the fact that our family has seen “health support” while using alternative therapies, the FDA is placing a tight muzzle on what I can say. (Even that sentence was edited to be more FDA-friendly.) They say that personal […]

A simple way to show your child how much he is loved. Mail him a card. Use a Hallmark Poster Card for added oomph! They are huge!

Send a Card as Big as Your Love with Hallmark Poster Cards for Kids

Do you want to blow your child’s mind? First, send a card addressed to your child (and make sure that they check the mailbox). Then, take it a step further… send a card as big as your love with Hallmark Poster Cards for Kids. I love giving to my children but how do you balance […]

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Creativity and Imagination with a Minnie Mouse Costume

#CollectiveBias #JuniorCelebrates Whether your family participates in Halloween trick or treating or visits your community fall festival, Disney Junior celebrates with you, and gives a great opportunity to nurture your child’s creativity and imagination with fun costumes and party supplies. I love watching my three year old, Ariary, play. Her imagination is growing and I can […]

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A fun unit study based on Do You Know Which One Will Grow

Do You Know Which Ones Will Grow Unit Study

When we first discovered Do You Know Which Ones Will Grow, we were in love. It was a building block award nominee a couple years ago and was definitely one of our favorites on the list. Do You Know Which One Will Grow takes your child through a series of questions asking if certain things […]

Alice in Wonderland Unit Study with free printable pack

Alice in Wonderland Literature Unit Study

This Alice in Wonderland unit study is a great way to help kids develop an interest in classic children’s literature! The book, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, written by Lewis Carroll is a very popular kids’ novel and with good reason. Within the story, Alice goes on so many adventures that it’s hard to keep track of them […]

Uncle Wiggily Unit Activities and FREE Printables

Uncle Wiggily’s Story Book Unit Activities and Printables

Uncle Wiggily is a classic American character in children’s literature. Written by Howard Garis, volumes of short stories featuring the “bunny rabbit gentlemen” have delighted kids for generations. Some collections are available in the public domain. One of the books still in print is Uncle Wiggily’s Story Book. This is the book we know and […]

Very cute unit study ideas for using the book From Head to Toe by Eric Carle.

From Head to Toe by Eric Carle Unit Study

One of my favorite books to read to children is From Head to Toe by Eric Carle. In the book, children read animal movements and then try them out for theselves. Eric Carle writes, “I am a penguin and I turn my head. Can you do it? I can do it!” The book is simple, […]

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