As my kids grow older and their “stuff” seems to multiply overnight, I find myself wondering how many toys a kid really needs.Read More
Listening to Bible verses set to song is an amazingly effective way to memorize Scripture. What better way to encourage your family’s efforts at Bible memory than listening to awesome Scripture music for kids? Read More
What is StitchFix?
Have you heard of StitchFix? It’s an online styling service that mails you a box of five custom-picked pieces based on your needs and requests. After toying with the idea for a few years (yes, really), I finally tried it…and I now have at least 8 reasons to love StitchFix.Read More
Need a little help choosing the best toys for creative play? Each toy listed below has been well-loved by my three children. Your kids will love them too! Read More
Eating fresh salad greens from your own veggie garden is pretty cool, but you know what’s even better? Eating foraged salad greens from your own backyard.
Like my son said the other day, It’s like a garden you didn’t have to grow! Zero work with a huge payoff. Sounds pretty good, right?Read More
Sometimes you just gotta hit the pause button.
I’ve been MIA from the blog for a few weeks, so today’s post is a quick detour from my usual health and wellness resources to give a brief personal update…Read More
Looking for non-gadget learning toys for preschoolers? You’re in luck…I’ve got a few ideas to share!
Here at the Yankee Homestead, we try to choose the types of toys and activities that foster creativity and build real skills.
Listed below are our very favorite learning toys for preschoolers…from a homeschooling mom of three boys.Read More
This simple family Scripture memory system really works! Finally, my family is memorizing Scripture together with lasting results, in five minutes or less each day.
It’s one thing to memorize a Bible verse. It’s another thing to keep that verse memorized as you continue to add more verses to your repertoire. If you’ve become frustrated in your efforts to commit Bible verses to memory–and keep them memorized–you’ve got to try this simple system.Read More
Avoiding all chemicals on your veggie crops can be a challenge, but it can be done. We haven’t used chemicals in our garden in years! One of the best tricks for the organic vegetable gardener is companion planting. Read More