National Aquarium Field Trip Fun and Tips Part 2

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National Aquarium Field Trip Fun and Tips Part 1 This was a great evening of education and wonder! We are very impressed with the new exhibit at the National Aquarium. While research online is great this trip was a reminder of just how wonderful it can be to interact with an expert, you can learn […]

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Tips For Finding The Best Birthday Supplies Online

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Having a birthday party can be considered as a great excuse to get together with your family members and friends. By celebrating your kid’s birthday, you can also show your price and love for them. This will give the opportunity for your kid to enjoy the day and remember it for the rest of their […]

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Passing The Time With Polish Giveaway – Ends 9/26

  Hey all Rubyblood here spreading the joy of polish! I love nail polish just ask all my friends or check out my blog: Life of a Mad Typer  and you will see my addiction goes far and wide. I have spend the last month or so looking for polish deals so that I could sponsor […]

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National Aquarium Field Trip Fun and Tips

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   One of the best parts of homeschooling is being out in the world with the kids really learning and not suck behind a desk. While we have been doing virtual field trips this past week using the National Aquarium webcams in their new exhibit it was finally time to go to the Aquarium and […]

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Help This New School Year Go Smooth

If you hadn’t guessed by now, one of my favorite topics happens to be education and I really love back to school time! The new school supplies, the excitement to learn in the air, and getting back to a solid routine. This can be a challenge though for many of us and I wanted to […]

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4 ways living green can enhance your quality of life

It seems that wherever you go, you are hearing about going green. Some people are saying that it’s the best decision you’ll ever make, others believe that it’s a waste of time and a marketing scheme and then there are those in the middle who don’t know what to think. The fact is that going […]

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Homeschooling Tips: Virtual Field Trips Part 2

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See Part 1 Homeschooling Tips here On our virtual field trip the children went back to watch the webcam over and over. I dare say that the cam got more attention than TV, video games, and even friends those days. It took three days of watching for us to finally catch a glimps of the […]

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Homeschooling Tips: Virtual Field Trips

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  While one of the best parts of homeschooling can be all the many field trips some times getting out isn’t possible that day but there are still options! I wanted to share some ideas we have been using this week for virtual field trips! Our adventure this week started with Shark Week and the […]

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Staying Healthy When Your Partner is Serving Their Country

Staying Healthy When Your Partner is Serving Their Country

GUEST POST Whether it is the husband or wife, girlfriend or boyfriend, or some other relationship, having one of the two parties away in the military can create many hardships, among which can include taking care of a family’s medical needs at home.   For many individuals who end up staying home to raise a […]

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School Is Here! Help Stay Healthy – Air Purifier

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  It is back to school time and one thing not far from the minds of parents is the health factor that comes into play when you squeeze all these little people into little rooms for most of their day. Germs spread like wild fire and of course that means the kids bring those germs […]

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Field Trip to the National Zoo – Part 7

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Back to Part 6 One of the main reasons we visited the zoo again so soon was that we didn’t get a chance to see some of the stars of the National Zoo, the Giant Pandas! We looked and looked for the Giant Pandas on this trip. We looked high and we looked low and […]

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Guest Post – 6 Games That Will Grow Your Child’s Mind

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There is always a lot of discussion about what kids learn from their schooling, however what many people don’t realize is that there is great educational value in playing games, as many of them teach skills that are useful throughout life. Today we’re looking at six games that have educational aspects above and beyond just […]

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Field Trip to the National Zoo – Part 6

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  We ventured out again this week to visit the national zoo! We had gone last week but only managed to see half the zoo. We left late in the day after my husband got home from work. We took our oldest daughters friend with us this time as tomorrow is her birthday and our […]

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Homeschooling Art Fun

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    I have been asked many times over the years how one homeschools a subject they are not nay good at. Be it math or music or art my response is always the same; find someone who is good at it. This could be getting a tutor or online teacher or local classes or […]

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Mommy Guilt is real but where is it coming from?

  World Breastfeeding week has been rather heated for this Mommy mostly because I feel very strongly about the importance of breastfeeding and facts that can help women make informed decisions. I admit, talking about excuses hasn’t been popular and not everyone that does not breastfeed has some kind of excuse. There are valid reasons […]

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Why are they bulldozing this beautiful eco-friendly Home?

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A man found himself feeling the need to build his own home. He had the ability, the talent, and an abundance of natural resources not to mention the private land his father owned and let him build on. It took him a year to do it, to make this beautiful home for himself, his wife, […]

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Formula Lowers IQ — See Beyond the Guilt

This is part 2 to a blog post I created a day ago and have gotten heat over on social media. Why is no one talking about it? Why are we making our babies less intelligent with formula?   As I had predicted, there are many excuses for why some women do not breastfeed and […]

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Field Trip to the National Zoo – Part 5

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Back to Part 4      Sadly our field trip day was cut a bit short when while sitting in the shade for a moment our baby was stung in the face by a bee, right on the nose. None of our kids had ever been stung before so we didn’t know if any of […]

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Field Trip to the National Zoo – Part 4

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Back to Part 3 of National Zoo Field Trip I am not sure if you can see him below, his natural camouflage is really good for the habitat he lives in. The Black-tailed prairie dogs were very entertaining and I swear they didn’t really try and hide. They are very social and we could watch […]

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Why is no one talking about it? Why are we making our babies less intelligent with formula?

It isn’t a pretty topic but I think we need to be honest about it. It is time we face the facts and start being clear about what we are doing to our babies when we give them formula and not breast milk. Formula is dumbing them down. Why isn’t anyone talking about this? Yet […]

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