Not too sure if my kids have read a flow chart before, but after this printable creation, they have. At my house my kids have been known to walk past their father and hunt me down to ask a question. They have, in the past, called and texted me on my phone to ask a question. For some strange reason asking their father doesn’t pop in their mind often. [Read more...]
Over the Christmas break I was blessed to be given a bag of art supplies. These art supplies allowed for a change in our art lessons. I am not a trained art teacher, but I have a love for the arts. I can be found searching the web late at night on ideas for art lessons. I had already spent the art budget on pastel chalk supplies and the girls had been working on many pastel projects.
How fast could I come up with new art lessons on acrylic paints? How could I pull off art lessons without spending money on art curriculum? [Read more...]
(I may need to print this and tape it to my bathroom mirror)
I am so guilty of getting focused on the end result, that I often miss the importance of enjoying the journey getting there. I love to finish a project, checking it off my to-do-list gives me such a rush! My mind gets so hyper focused on the completion of the task, that I sacrifice the parts for the whole. [Read more...]
Although it may be a little early to decide on a career for kids, it’s not too early to cultivate their desires. How many times have your children said, “When I grow up I want to be…” [Read more...]
Do you have goals for saving coins this year? Where do you save coins? Are you the old school type who saves coins in a piggy bank? Maybe you have gone hi-tech and save coins in a container that keeps track of the amount. Sometimes you need a repurpose for that washed gallon Ziploc bag or you can’t stand all the coins mixed together and need a container that stores them separate. Maybe you are putting to use a cute homemade container. Maybe you don’t save coins. [Read more...]
Here are the “5 things for a better 2013″ that I have been working on at my house.
1) Since I constantly have a mound of different projects needing my attention I purchased a file bin to organize them. The nice thing is it holds file folders and bigger items if needed. Now I keep my Bright Ideas Press and school projects from spreading out all over my counter. [Read more...]