Homemade Halloween Costumes with a Twist

Homemade Halloween Costumes with a Twist I can’t tell you how many times my kids went looking for the perfect Halloween costume…it seemed to be endless. We had the Halloween costume box to go through every year, but that didn’t always do the trick. Sometimes we had to...

How to Handle Being Homesick for the Holidays

First recorded by Bing Crosby in 1943, “I’ll be Home for Christmas” has become a holiday staple because it revealed how to handle being homesick for the holidays.. A warm, cozy home with a decorated tree, hot chocolate, family, and Bing Crosby crooning on the radio...

Learning During School Breaks

It’s important to keep our children learning during school breaks. Whether it be summer or holidays, keeping their brains learning helps make the transition back to school easier. Math  is a great example. From kindergarten through fourth grade, addition through...

How Much It Really Costs To Trick-or-Treat

Approximately 38 million trick-or-treaters will roam America’s neighborhoods this year, collecting candy from nearly 59 million households. That means for every one trick-or-treater, there will be about 1.5 homes distributing treats. Sounds like good odds,...