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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...
Best Bird Guides for Kids

Best Bird Guides for Kids

Birding together is one of my family's favorite things about winter.  Did you read Birding With...
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Confessions of a Recovering Scolder

Confessions of a Recovering Scolder Confession: I'm a recovering "scolder". When faced with the foolishness...
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Birding With Kids: 7 Reasons to Do It and How to Get Started

Bird watching is a simple way to add more nature to your family life.  Birding...
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Exploring Nature with Kids: Discovering our National Parks

Have you seen Handbook of Nature Study's December 2013 Newsletter about National Parks? Once again, I...
11 Affordable Nature Gifts for Kids

11 Affordable Nature Gifts for Kids

Looking for affordable nature gifts for kids?  We do lots of nature study around here, and...
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The Sounding Joy: Christmas Music for Families

My Yankee Homestead family absolutely loves good folk music. (Are you tired of listening to...
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A Special Announcement

Special Announcement As you can tell from the photo above, we are expecting!  I am...
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11 Family Games Even a Three Year Old Can Play

Did you catch this post about 6 Family Games that a Three Year Old Can...
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Thanksgiving Resources: Stories, Poems, Hymns & More

Are you looking for a meaningful poem, song or hymn to share with your family...
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How to Pack a Christmas Shoebox {It’s not too late!}

National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child This week was National Collection Week for Operation...
Rats in the Cellar & Milk on the Garage Floor

Rats in the Cellar and Milk on the Garage Floor

Yesterday I cried over spilled milk.  2 glass jugs of it, to be exact, all...
Plan a Date Night with your Kids

Plan a Date Night with your Kids

Recently, Mr. Native Texan and I decided to schedule a once-a-month Date Night with our...
Best Wall Mounted Drying Rack Ever

Laundry Room Makeover, Part 3: The System {The Drying Rack}

I spend a lot of time in the laundry room.  It's like my home-within-a-home.  And...
Favorite Children's Books Roundup

Favorite Children’s Books Roundup {Gift-Giving Alert}

Christmas is just around the corner (yikes!) and what better gift for the young friends...