Nature Slime

It's still so mild outside.  Personally, I don't feel like it's strip down half naked and walk around in bare feet mild, but I seem to be in the minority. My kids are obsessed with slime.  They make slime multiple times a week.  As we've been through this many times before, I try to encourage …

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Painting Like Pollock

The weather is still unseasonably mild and we are taking full advantage.  We have been focusing a lot lately on art and creativity in our homeschool. Today's activity was about Jackson Pollock.  We started by reading Action Jackson by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan.  A lovely children's book about Jackson Pollock's life and how he created his …

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#365Outside

I recently stumbled upon a blog The 365Outside Challenge.  It looks like it's no longer active but if you haven't checked it out, you should.  There are tons of resources and ideas for getting your family outside. The premise is to try to get outside for at least 20minutes everyday; no matter the weather.  It's …

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Ella’s Wool Base Layer Review

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.  All opinions are my own. So let's talk wool base layer. We got our Ella's Wool Ultrasoft Base Layer earlier this week and gave them a test …

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The Realities of Winter Running While Pregnant

Running in the winter is tough, running in Wisconsin winter can be worse.  But when you're pregnant and literally growing by the day, there is a very real concern for loss of fitness if you don't get out there.  The internal and sometimes external struggle. Wake up.  Think “I’m going to run today”.   Immediately …

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