It’s amazing to think that every experience we have ever had, has shaped us into who we are today. This means that if you like or don’t like yourself in any capacity, the best/ worst days of your life have directly contributed to that. When you put things in this perspective, it can often be quite astonishing to realize how the sands of time move us all.Read more
Introducing TinkerActive! WORKBOOKS
As many of you know, both of our kids are in public school. But because their school does not do a lot of homework, I like to incorporate some home schooling as well.
Now, don’t get me wrong! I love the idea of no strenuous homework assignments. I am a big fan of kids spending more time with family and friends. I encourage outdoor play. But during summer, winter and spring break and at least once a week during school weeks, I throw in a worksheet or two.
Why? [insert mom voice]: BECAUSE I SAID SO 🙂
If you are like me and need something to keep your kids brains working at all times, keep reading.Read more
Quiet Time Boxes – Summer Edition
It’s official – we are on summer break.
We are a little behind on our summer bucket list but we will get there. For now we are just ready to enjoy some much needed time outside and stop the routines – even if it is just for a little while. But I also know that soon enough, I will be begging for some quiet time.
Here are some activities that hold a child’s interest, require concentration and will keep them busy for at least an hour.Read more