Easy St. Patrick's Day Crafts

Easy St. Patrick’s Day Crafts – Four Leaf Clovers, Leprechaun Hats, and Rainbows

Last week, we were hit with a random wintry day smack dab in the middle of a couple warm ones. I was so incredibly grumpy about it that I declared it an old-school arts and crafts day! Cheesy St. Patrick’s Day crafts with construction paper and Elmer’s glue always make me feel better. First we […]

Mom Said YES!

Put more YES in your house

I spend a lot of my day saying “no”. I didn’t realize how often I said no, but geez louise it’s a lot. No, you can’t have more soda. No, we aren’t having cookies for breakfast. No, we aren’t painting today. No, we can’t play Play-Doh right now. No, No, Uh… not now (basically no) […]

8 Easy Teacher Gifts Kids Can Make (that their teacher will be happy to receive)

As a homeschool mom, I am constantly being given homemade teacher gifts by my kids. Most of them are little more than a circle drawn on a tiny piece of paper covered in obscene amounts of tape. So I thought it might be fun to investigate what is being ooh’d and aahh’d over in the […]


Mixed Media Butterflies : Crafting with My Chaos Makers

When it comes to taking time to craft with my kids, I don’t win mom of the year. I have to work up to it. Plan in advance. Then I have to chicken out, see their pouty faces full of disappointment and just declare it a craft day to make myself feel better. I’m trying […]