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The Buteau Family's Journey Through Life's Beautiful Chaos

Learn from the Past: 3 Awesome Activities for Teaching Kids History

Learn from the Past: 3 Awesome Activities for Teaching Kids History

When it comes to teaching kids history, books about great historical figures or events can be great for kids who are avid readers. Since children all learn slightly differently, however, there are a number of other great ways to help kids learn about history other than reading books. Even kids that enjoy books may stillRead more about Learn from the Past: 3 Awesome Activities for Teaching Kids History[…]

The Day Your Baby Grew Up – A Graduation Survival Guide For Parents

The Day Your Baby Grew Up – A Graduation Survival Guide For Parents

It’s been years since they were last home full time, but somehow their college graduation feels like the end of childhood. The job offers have started to pour in, and work will undoubtedly take them into the city and away from you. Their grown-up, responsible adult lives are about to start, and today’s graduation marksRead more about The Day Your Baby Grew Up – A Graduation Survival Guide For Parents[…]

4 Creative Ways to Help Your Children Connect with Nature

4 Creative Ways to Help Your Children Connect with Nature

One fact that is sometimes lost in our modern culture is that children thrive in nature. Interaction with nature feeds children on many important levels, giving them a chance to find creative inspiration by taking in all that nature offers. Parents should make a real effort to help their children to connect with nature onRead more about 4 Creative Ways to Help Your Children Connect with Nature[…]

How to Prevent Childhood Accidents In Your Home

How to Prevent Childhood Accidents In Your Home

Having a child will permanently change the way you think about your home. While you once enjoyed burning candles on your coffee table, displaying your precious items on open shelves, and generally making decisions based on little more than your design preferences, you now have to factor safety into every choice you make. Keeping childrenRead more about How to Prevent Childhood Accidents In Your Home[…]

Independent Education: Should Your Family Consider Homeschooling?

Independent Education: Should Your Family Consider Homeschooling?

Independent education is one of the hottest trends in the modern academic world. The traditional classroom seems more outdated every day and far too many children are left behind educationally. As a parent, it can be difficult to determine how to take advantage of such a movement. While you might see how homeschooling can beRead more about Independent Education: Should Your Family Consider Homeschooling?[…]