String Art Made Easy for Kids

So I have kind of been obsessed with string art this year.  From everything to my “Home Sweet Home” board, my reverse string art word of the year sign, to my very own holiday string art product that is in Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores.  I love string art.  So naturally my 6 year old {…Read More…}

The Gratitude Project – Teaching your Kids to Give to Others

If you have been around here for any length of time you know I am not a huge holiday decorator.  I think it is because I am so busy with remodeling and doing year round decor that seasonal decorating doesn’t make a lot of sense for me right now.  However, I want to make sure {…Read More…}

Ways My Kids Can Earn EXTRA Money {outside of weekly chores}

Yesterday I shared how my kids earn money each week doing daily chores.  Oftentimes my kids want to do or buy something special that they don’t quite have enough money for.  While much of the time we tell our kids they will have to wait and save for it (we want to teach them delayed {…Read More…}

How We Handle Chores {ages 6 and 9}

Chores are a funny thing.  Some families believe children shouldn’t be paid for any work they do around the house.  Since they are part of a family they are expected to do things around the house to pitch in.  Others have detailed chore charts and pay out on a weekly basis.  Wherever you fall in {…Read More…}