Showing posts from June, 2017

Morning Time When You're NOT a Morning Person

When I first heard about the Charlotte Mason idea of a "Morning Basket," I thought it was really neat.   However, I just didn't see how it was possible with three wild, little kids (5, 4, 3).  The bigger problem was that I am NOT a morning person!

Fuzzy Brain Time
As I mentioned before, I am NOT a morning person.  I wake up with a fuzzy brain and wheezy, asthmatic lungs.  Usually, before anything else can happen most mornings, I need a breathing treatment.  While I'm on the machine, the kids eat breakfast in front of a TV show.  At a certain time, an alarm on my phone rings that reminds me to start morning time.

Call To Worship
I announce our Morning Time by putting on the first song on the Getty Kids Hymnal CD, which is "The Doxology" and "O Shout for Joy."  The music is energetic and joyful and gets us all moving.  While I gather our supplies, the kids get their carpets and lay them out on the floor.  The carpets are cheap bath mats from Walmart, …

DIY Movable Alphabet Ideas and Free Printables


Camping with Kiddos

I've been enjoying Travel Time Tuesday so much and have been posting so much content (twice a week lately) that I decided to move all of it to it's own blog.  The Camping with Kiddos blog post is now at my new site- Party Through the USA.
Click on the picture to go to the camping post.

A to Z Play Dough Ideas