Celebrate Valentine’s Day with these easy handmade valentines that work for both boys and girls. Free printables included! Valentine’s Day is a fun opportunity to do a little crafting with your kids. Skip the Valentine’s aisle at the store and make something on your own instead. Whether or not you’d like to give candy with […]
Need to pack a lunch? Make every day delicious with these lunchbox ideas that won’t break the budget, but will still help you eat well. DIY Protein Bistro Box It may be years since you went to school but you’re never too old to brown bag it. In fact, I’d argue that packing a meal […]
For kids of all ages, being served fun foods, each in its own private space is attractive. Check out these Homemade Lunchable Ideas to make your own healthier, cheaper, and tastier bento-style lunches. Lunchables came out in 1989 when I was in 11th grade, working at the local Lucky grocery store as “a courtesy clerk”. […]
Want to get reading with your kids? Here are ten books series for kids that have been FishFam-tested. They make great Christmas gifts! Since I am a bookworm, it has always been really important to me that our kids love to read. FishPapa loves to read, so it sounded like an easy thing to swing. […]
Is the school year starting to drag? Are you wondering how you will EVER make it to June in one piece? I hear ya. And I know you can do this! So, yeah, you started the year strong. You had high hopes that this school year would be THE BEST EVER. That you would be […]
As we near the end of our first 13 years of homeschooling, we get ready to launch one child into college. Here’s what we’ve done to prepare.
School supplies aren’t just for school. Consider these ways to make the most of back to school sales and BTS clearance racks. Now is the season to pick up some great deals on school and office supplies. As you know, places like Walmart and Target have been hawking their wares for months. The back to school season […]
There is a veritable cornucopia of homeschool curriculum available, so much more than when I started this journey 16 years ago. Here’s what we’re using this year. Can you believe that this is my 16th year of homeschooling? I’ve only got 9 more to go! It’s practically the home stretch. 😉 Seriously, this has been […]