Create Your Own Subscription Boxes

Create Your Own Subscription Boxes

My son’s 15th birthday has come and gone. You know that phrase “I just can’t even” that people love to make fun of? Well, my son is almost of driving age and I just can’t even. But this post is not about how I can’t even, but about his birthday presents. We tend to spoil him…you know, just to feed into the whole only child myth. Because of that, I often run out of ideas for gifts, since he has everything already. I blame my mom too. After all, her love language is gift giving and she loves to spoil…

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Smile and be Wonderful

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WonderfulMovieNight #WonderWoman Do you have a woman in your life that you look up to and turn to when you need advice or support? For me, that is my mom. She is inspiring, brave, kind, and dependable. She loves her family and friends with the fierceness of a warrior, and freely gives her time and energy to anyone who needs her. She is simply wonderful and she inspires me to always strive to smile and be wonderful too. We all have days…

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Would You Rather? Star Wars Themed Questions for Kids

Would You Rather? Star Wars Themed Questions for Kids

Let’s say you are stuck at home…bored, tired, and lonely. You just want to go out and have some fun. In the distance to the west, you see a land speeder. Off in the distance to the east, you see Chewbacca. Would you rather take a ride on the speeder (returning it to where you found it when you are done, of course) OR do you head over to see Chewbacca hoping he will give you a piggy-back ride? Would You Rather? questions have always been around in my house.

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100 Ways to Teach With Science Fiction

100 Ways to Teach With Science Fiction

Sparking a love of learning can be difficult. Not all of us love math. Many people loath science. Others don’t see the relevance of learning about history. As parents and teachers, how can we help kids cultivate a love of learning? Sometimes all it takes is the right book, movie, or TV show. That little spark of interest can develop into a full-blown obsession and before you know it, you are considered a member of a “fandom”. The love of a fandom usually lasts a lifetime and this love can open up an immense world of learning opportunities.

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