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A Gentle Approach to Kindergarten | Roots & Boots

A Gentle Approach to Kindergarten

If you’ve felt the tug towards a more gentle approach to kindergarten for your child, you’re not alone.

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How to Choose a Homeschooling Method | Roots & Boots

How to Choose a Homeschooling Method

Maybe you’ve decided to homeschool your child, but you’re wondering how to choose a homeschooling method. 

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Homemade Advent Wreath with Foraged Greens | Roots & Boots

Homemade Advent Wreath with Foraged Greens

This year I was determined to create a homemade Advent wreath with foraged greens.

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4 Meaningful Ways to Celebrate Advent with Kids | Roots & Boots

4 Meaningful Ways to Celebrate Advent with Kids

I don’t know about you, but at my house it feels so easy to get sucked into the busyness and commercialism of the Christmas season. 

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Thoroughly Equipped to Educate

Have you ever done something because it seemed like the right thing, the logical thing, to do, only to realize that it wasn’t right for you at all?  Have you ever done what was expected and then discovered the freedom to break away from the norm?

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Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas | Roots & Boots

Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas for Babies, Kids, & Teens

Skip the candy and the junky toys!  Instead, try these non-candy Easter basket ideas for babies, toddlers, kids, and teens.

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How to Do a Family Christmas Countdown

37 Ideas for Your Family Christmas Countdown

By year three of our Family Christmas Countdown, it had already become a firmly established tradition. Our oldest son, then six, talked about it all year long.  I guess when you’re six, a three-year-old tradition adds up to half your life, and all of your remember-able life.

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Yankee Homestead Gift Guide 2019

Yankee Homestead Gift Guide 2019

Ready to find the perfect gifts for everyone on your list?  You came to the right place!  I happen to be a fantastic gift-giver, and this great big homestead gift guide round up is filled with all my best ideas.

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How to Add Bluetooth to an Old Car

How to Add Bluetooth to an Old Car

If you’ve ever wondered how to add Bluetooth to an old car, you’re not alone. For years, my family and I have struggled through cable clutter, poor sound quality, and connection challenges.  All in effort to play music, audiobooks, podcasts, and even phone calls over the stereo of our Bluetooth-less 2011 Honda Pilot.

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Homemade Flubber with Essential Oils | Roots & Boots

Homemade Flubber with Essential Oils

Have your kids experienced homemade flubber with essential oils? They’re going to love this recipe!

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