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I See You

I See You: Taking the Time to Notice

Today's post has absolutely nothing to do with Real Food, Essential Oils or Nature for...
Nesting Materials Project for Kids

Nesting Materials Project for Kids

We discovered this nesting materials project in one of our favorite books about birds.  It's...
Hunting for Wildflowers

It’s Back: The Sunday Evening Nature Walk {Tuscarora Creek Park in Leesburg}

Hooray for spring!  Our crew celebrated last week's newly arrived beautiful weather with our first family...
7 Books I'm Reading

7 Books I’m Reading This Spring

 Which books are piled on your nightstand / bookshelf / desk these days?  These are...
Celebrate Spring

8 Ways to Celebrate Spring with Kids

We've still got snow on the ground here in Northern Virginia, but according to the...
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Fun Scripture Music for Kids

Easter is just around the corner, and here's an idea for a meaningful, non-candy item...
Planning a Sunflower House

Planning Our Sunflower House

Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots  A sweet friend recently gave me this book about gardening...
encourage-husband

How to Encourage Your Husband

In honor of Mr. Native Texan's birthday today (woot woot), I thought I'd share an...
Leaving the House Routine

5 Effective Alternatives to Scolding: Training

I know all seven of you who have been following this series were wondering if...
Celebrating St. Patrick's Day with Children

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with Children

St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner.  From the archives, here are some of...
Getting Away to Get It Together

Tips for Planning a Marriage Getaway Weekend

It Keeps Getting Better We have a great marriage.  Notice I didn't use the word...
Work like a busy beaver

5 Effective Alternatives to Scolding: Inspirational Models

While scolding may not ruin a child, it's certainly not the the most effective way...
Winter Nature Walk

Exploring Nature With Kids: Winter Nature Walk {Getting Started}

  Don't let frigid temperatures keep you from getting outside and exploring nature!  With proper...
Sturdy Game Storage

Sturdy Game Storage

As a homeschooling family that watches very little TV, we have developed quite a collection...
Ready for Valentine's Day?

Ready for Valentine’s Day?

In honor of Valentine's Day, which is quickly approaching, here are a few fun resources...