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The Elf is BACK!

Elf season is here. If your household is as elf crazy as mine is then you may already be preparing for the return of your scout elf. Our scout elves always return on Thanksgiving night. Friday early morning we hear the sounds of very excited, and not the slightest bit quiet, children scouring the house […]

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Getting in the Spirit: How to make more than just pie!

Thanksgiving is one of those taken for granted holidays and as well as getting in the spirit for it. It falls right between Halloween and Christmas, which let’s face it most kids love. It can be hard to get kids in the Thanksgiving spirit. Every year my kids learn about the first Thanksgiving. We read […]

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Dealing with Kids with Big Hearts

We have a birthday party coming up in our house. Our youngest will have his first birthday party where he invites his classmates. Our school has a rule that if you are inviting students from the classroom you have to invite everyone. My other children have never had an issue with this, but my youngest […]