Education, Parenting

A Quick Discussion on Internet Safety from a Former Elementary Technology Teacher

Hi all!  Internet safety and privacy is a topic I have been thinking of discussing for a while now.  In this day and age we often don't think twice when we post that photo from a classroom party or a video from our latest vacation on social media. I finally decided I was going to… Continue reading A Quick Discussion on Internet Safety from a Former Elementary Technology Teacher

Education, Parenting

Lil’ Man’s Lab: DIY Valentine Heart Crayons

DIY Heart Crayons was one of the first posts I made to this blog. Lil' Man and I have been making these crayons for the past four years to give to his friends on Valentine's Day and it is one of our favorite traditions.  I was excited to share how we made these.  It's a lot… Continue reading Lil’ Man’s Lab: DIY Valentine Heart Crayons

Parenting, Travel

Lil’ Man’s Top 10 Disney World Experiences for Your Lil’ Ones

Lil' Man has been begging to practice typing on my computer ever since he first went to the computer lab at school back in September.  After some careful thought, I decided to give him a typing exercise in the form of writing his own post.  Together we came up with a list of his top… Continue reading Lil’ Man’s Top 10 Disney World Experiences for Your Lil’ Ones

Parenting, Travel

Family-Friendly Eats Around DC: Weekend Brunch Buffet at Founding Farmers

Location:  1800 Tysons Blvd. Tysons, VA 22102 (about 15 miles East of Washington D.C.) Public Transportation:  Accessible by Metro Silver Line, located 0.2 miles from the Tysons Corner Metro Station. Fare:  Farm-to-Table Comfort Food Cost:  $32 per person, $16 for children ages 7-12, and free for children 6 and under Allergy-Friendly:  They do state on the placards some allergens (i.e., nuts)… Continue reading Family-Friendly Eats Around DC: Weekend Brunch Buffet at Founding Farmers

Parenting

DIY Holiday Birdseed Ornaments

December is a very busy month in our house.  Besides wrapping up our Christmas shopping and adorning our house with decorations, we spend much of our month teaching our son about the joy of giving to others.  Last week I talked about some of the charities we like to give to during the holiday season.… Continue reading DIY Holiday Birdseed Ornaments