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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,...
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...
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. (more…)
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...
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Thoroughly Equipped to Educate

Have you ever done something because it seemed like the right thing, the logical thing,...
Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas for Babies, Kids, & Teens

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...
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...
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...
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....
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!...
How to Start a Jesse Tree Advent Tradition | Roots & Boots

How to Start a Jesse Tree Advent Tradition

A few years ago we decided to start a Jesse Tree advent tradition and it's...
100+ Non Toy Gift Ideas for Kids

100+ Non Toy Gift Ideas for Kids

As my kids grow older and their "stuff" seems to multiply overnight, I find myself...
Awesome Scripture Music for Kids: Songs for Saplings

Awesome Scripture Music for Kids

Listening to Bible verses set to song is an amazingly effective way to memorize Scripture.  What...
Best Toys for Creative Play

Skip the Gadgets: Best Toys for Creative Play

Need a little help choosing the best toys for creative play?  Each toy listed below...
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Pressing the Pause Button

Sometimes you just gotta hit the pause button. I've been MIA from the blog for...