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Kids Activities for Thanksgiving

Kids Activities for Thanksgiving

If your house is anything like mine on Thanksgiving, it’s loud, chaotic, and a flurry of activity. It behooves everyone to make a plan for keeping your child busy with kids activities for Thanksgiving. Here in Autismland, a plan can mean the difference between amazing family memories and a day that ends in meltdowns. Never… Continue Reading

Candy Cane Experiments in Christmas Homeschool

Candy Cane Experiments in Christmas Homeschool

When I asked moms which subject area would be the hardest one to integrate into their Christmas homeschool, the answer is often Science. So, let’s look at fun candy cane experiments you can use this December. Let’s face it, your kids are already thinking about Christmas and probably struggling to focus on their academics. If… Continue Reading

How to Teach Children Gratitude

How to Teach Children Gratitude

It’s almost Thanksgiving! When planning for a Thanksgiving celebration, as parents, we may first think of our plans for a meal – the turkey, mashed potatoes, pies – and we may even teach the story of the first Thanksgiving with the Native Americans and Pilgrims at Plymouth Plantation. While the food and history lesson are… Continue Reading

3 Thankful Things: Gratitude at Bedtime

3 Thankful Things: Gratitude at Bedtime

At some point, it seems all children see their cups half-empty.  They notice ALL the disappointments.  And they invite you to their pity-party–complete with plenty of whine! The good news–you can add one simple habit to your child’s bedtime routine and redirect them onto a path of thankfulness! 3 Thankful Things About three years, my… Continue Reading

Thankful Garland Craft

Thankful Garland Craft

The Thanksgiving season is a wonderful opportunity to teach our children what it means to be thankful and to cultivate gratefulness in their hearts. I’m excited to share this Thankful Garland craft that you can make with your children no matter their ages. At the end of the post is my template so your family… Continue Reading

Expressing Thanks with Gratitude Cards

Expressing Thanks with Gratitude Cards

Looking for a quick and easy lesson on expressing thanks for your child? Try making your own gratitude cards and encourage them to show thanks to those around them! Raising kids that are grateful doesn’t happen by accident. As much as we want to believe our little ones are naturally thoughtful, considerate, and giving… the… Continue Reading

Teach Gratitude through Experiential Learning

Teach Gratitude through Experiential Learning

When I was a young mom of two sons, I had the privilege to hear an older wise couple speak, who had homeschooled their four sons all the way through, and did a great job of it.  The key point I took away from their talk was they taught their boys how to serve which helps… Continue Reading

Thankfulness Jar Ideas & More

Thankfulness Jar Ideas & More

The season of focusing on gratitude and being thankful is upon us! Looking for unique ways to teach this character trait to your children? Keep reading for ideas and a free thankful jar ideas printable. What does it means to be thankful? Of course the answer to this question is a no-brainer. Yet, there is… Continue Reading

How to Show Family Appreciations

How to Show Family Appreciations

Belonging is a deep longing and basic human need that we all feel. Having a strong bond of unity as a family is a highly valued. Showing appreciation for the members of your family changes the atmosphere in the home. Rather than feeling stuck with each other and tolerating one another, there is a sense… Continue Reading

How to Stop Stress during the Holidays

How to Stop Stress during the Holidays

Thanksgiving is upon us and Christmas is right around the corner. I don’t know about you, but it is so easy to be overwhelmed … with more stress and less joy. Exactly the opposite of what I want. I want to know how to stop stress during the holidays. And I think you feel it… Continue Reading