August 2016 ~ Macchiato Mom

My kids love marshmallows; toasted is even better! So when I found out that tomorrow is National Toasted Marshmallow Day, I knew I had to…

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Toasted S’Mores Milkshake and More: National Toasted Marshmallow Day

Toasted S’Mores Milkshake and More: National Toasted Marshmallow Day

My kids love marshmallows; toasted is even better! So when I found out that tomorrow is National Toasted Marshmallow Day, I knew I had to…

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Exploring World Landmarks: An Engaging and Educational Project for Kids

Exploring World Landmarks: An Engaging and Educational Project for Kids

Geography is a subject that’s strongly emphasized in our house.  It’s at the top of the list of our core subjects.  When it comes to…

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My Journey: What Homeschooling Has Taught Me

My Journey: What Homeschooling Has Taught Me

When my oldest started experiencing issues in the traditional school setting in kindergarten, I knew there was a problem. After all, this is a great…

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Sharing is Caring: Why Volunteering is Good for the Soul

Sharing is Caring: Why Volunteering is Good for the Soul

“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.” ~Oscar Wilde Volunteering is something that my family has been doing regularly. The…

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Taco Pizza: A Delicious Dinner the Kids Can Help With

Taco Pizza: A Delicious Dinner the Kids Can Help With

Exhausted and not in the mood for making a big meal? Does your family love tacos and pizza?  Do you want the kids to help…

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A Ride on the Wild Side

A Ride on the Wild Side

We love Hersheypark and try to get there every year.  We usually avoid the area of the park that has extreme rides because my kids…

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Motherhood: 10 Ways to Survive Challenging Days

Motherhood: 10 Ways to Survive Challenging Days

Motherhood is a gift, but sometimes it’s hard.  There may be days when it feels like nothing is going right and everything just seem so chaotic….

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Would You Ever Deny Your Child Your Hand?

Would You Ever Deny Your Child Your Hand?

Last week, I heard a song on the radio that I hadn’t heard in a long time, “Cats in the Cradle” by Harry Chapin. For…

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You Put What Up Your Nose?!

You Put What Up Your Nose?!

“You did what?” I asked my 4-year-old as calmly as I could after he had just confessed that he stuck something up his nose. “I…

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Thank you, mommy.

Thank you, mommy.

Brushing your teeth while helping your youngest get dressed, cooking dinner while you’re separating the mail, checking off your grocery list while ensuring your 5-year-old…

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