View Our Homeschool Task Learning Space + Video Tour

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We love learning on our home and try to make it as much fun as possible. In our play zone / homeschooling zone space is limited so we streamline and organize as much as we can into the space that we have. Here is a video to show you how we've set up our school task area. I love Dollar Tree for most organizational items especially their laminated wipe sheets that can be used again and again. ​ [video src="https://vipdiddly.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/img_8871.mp4" poster=""][/video] ​ Below are some pictures of our learning space. We have an open floor area that changes depending upon...

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Sick-Day Save: Classical Painting Pastime + 3 Tips To Keep It Calm

My family has been sick for days and while movie marathons and cuddles on the sofa are fun; they tend to get boring after a while. Luckily, while on the mend I decided to host morning paint sessions ... (input classical music and art inspirations here). I don't usually allow paint inside but it was a nice change in our illness pattern of waking, eating, crying, napping, eating, crying ... do I need to go on? This was to get us doing 'something' before we all have to nap from illness induced exhaustion. I'm an Amazon Prime member so these...

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10 Natural Aids To Get You Healthy & Keep You Healthy

10 Natural Aids To Get You Healthy & Keep You Healthy

Healthy Living for children and parents is crucial to keep your home organized and managed. Getting sick sucks. It just does. It doesn't matter if you are single, married, have children, don't have children, work from home or go to an office it just suck to be sick! Here are 10 natural aids to get you healthy and keep you healthy that my family and I use every day or month. I'm always frustrated when I walk into a store and someone sneezes right in front of me or I'm at a party and a friend cannot stop coughing. I get...

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Q: How To Make $ From Your Baby Stuff + Teach Kids About Earning Money? A: Consignment!

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How to make money with your baby stuff, kids gently used toys and clothing and teach your kids about earning money at the same time ... consignment.   Children grow so fast; it seems like a cliché but it is completely true. What is also true is that when they grow, they outgrow their toys and clothing. Every few months I like to assess what my Little's actually use and ware and declutter the kid chaos from my house. I've done consignment for 5 years and volunteered at different season sales 3 times. I've learned a lot and I'd love...

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10 Ways To Celebrate Lunar New Year With Your Kids

10 Ways To Celebrate Lunar New Year With Your Kids

10 Ways To Celebrate Lunar New Year with Your Kids! Gung Hey Fat Choy! Happy New Year! This year, 2017 is the Year of the Rooster. For me, Lunar New Year or Chinese New Year is a special time of year I get to celebrate a time in my life when I was able to travel to Hong Kong and Canton, China for a high school cross-country experience. It was 1996, and it was an unforgettable experience. The culture was completely different then what I had experienced anywhere else in my travels. The people were all so nice and interested in...

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5 Tips For A Stress Free & Tantrum Free Holiday

5 Easy Tips for A Stress Free & Tantrum Free Holiday

Mom Tip: Whew! That was crazy. With all the build up and excitement of the holiday's it is amazing how quickly it is all over. In 2012 with the arrival of our daughter my husband and I decided to purchase a 7.5 foot Dunhill Fir artificial tree. We realized quickly that having our tree up all holiday season was important to us. After we became parents the benefits were plentiful; never having to water, not having poisonous water around our crawling baby, no more messy needles to vacuum up, no more worrying about the sharp sting of dried out branches when...

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