• Family Connections, Homelife, Homeschooling, Parenting

    Parent’s Guide to My Neighbor Totoro from Studio Ghibli

    Navigating the world of anime movies can be difficult for parents when they aren’t familiar with the genre. This is one of many posts that you can use as a guide so you can enjoy many of the films from Studio Ghibli with your children. Today we present, My Neighbor Totoro.  As always, use your own discretion when selecting movies for your family.…

  • Homelife

    Our 20th Wedding Anniversary

    It might be your 20th wedding anniversary if…. you begin your day with an online work meeting and forget to eat breakfast as you run out the door to get your 12-year-old to the pediatrician on time. Then you travel to the pharmacy for antibiotics. again. Yep. Two children are now fighting a sinus infection.…

  • Homeschooling, Literature

    Over 15 Graphic Novels your Elementary School Child will Love

    This collection of graphic novels for elementary school children is the perfect way to find a title that will engage your youngest readers. But don’t be surprised when older children find themselves immersed in these titles as well. And while it’s true that an engaging graphic novel is a great way to encourage a reluctant reader, don’t limit these delightful, visual stories to your…

  • Games, Homelife, Homeschooling, Math

    Math Games Your Teens and Tweens will Actually Enjoy

    I am a big believer that ALL games teach valuable skills, but this list does focus on math games that your teen and tween will enjoy. These games reinforce math skills and are some of the games we return to again and again simply because they are fun. The following list was created in the spirit of playing games that focus on specific subject…