Encouraging Your Kid to Make Their Own Nutritious Food Selections

 Photo Credit: jill111, Pixabay Getting your kid to eat fruits and vegetables does not have to be a fight. With a solid method and healthy encouragement, you can get your kid to make their own nutritious food selections. Along the way, they will learn other important life lessons as well.  Teaching Your Kid  Seattle Children’s Hospital recommends involving your kid as much as possible. Teach them how to read food labels and to compare the Continue reading

Random words of wisdom about Unschooling and our 10 seconds of fame

 As many of you know our little family got 10 seconds of fame this week by being interviewed for the Good Housekeeping Magazine.  I have to say I was a little excited and worried that this would be another piece on how awful unschooling can be.  To my surprise, Caroline did an amazing job and was a very positive piece.   My Kids Don’t “Do” School and I’m Okay With It However, I wanted to Continue reading

Human Body Science: What is one drop of blood? Blood you can eat

Have you ever wondered what was in one drop of blood? We thought this week we would examine blood and how it moves through the body.  What happens when you get cut, why is blood red not blue when oozing out. We also learn about the human heart, how it work and pumps blood through our system.  We thought it would be fun to show you two different activities, “How to make edible blood”. The Continue reading

Is Roadschooling expensive and do you need a budget

Are you interested in traveling fulltime and curious how expensive Roadschooling is?  Inquiring minds want to know if Roadschooling is expensive and do you need a budget. I will do my best to answer these questions. Road schooling is when you travel and do school on the road incorporating museums, historical sites, zoo, aquariums, national parks into your curriculum. Sometimes we include online classes, summer camps, 4-H, co-op or even field trips with local homeschool Continue reading

How to became a small business owner at age 12

Really, Isabelle, my daughter became a small business owner and sells her jewelry on Amazon Handmade.  She really started this two years ago but this year she decided to get serious.  Any child or adult can own their own business, make a product and sell it online.  Now, will it pay your bills, let you quit that job?  Honestly, that is up to you and how much you work to make your dreams come true.  Continue reading

Human Body Science: How to make edible skin cake

Have you ever wanted to make an edible skin?  I know what your thinking, that sounds gross, and why on earth would I want to eat the skin, yuck!  Here the thing, we love-making fun and gross things to help us learn.  I don’t care if these items are for elementary kids or college kids, if it’s fun, helps us learn and helps us understand then we do it. The girls decided they wanted to Continue reading