Teaching Kids the Value of Hard Work & Finding Their Passion

As you know from our love for all things entrepreneurial, we’re always keen on finding tasks or jobs for kids to do.  Even though our kids are young, we want them to grow up to be hard working, determined, creative, self-sufficient, happy individuals.   Of course, working hard is a lot easier to do if […]

An Unusual Classroom at the Pacific Science Center

What you will find in the bathrooms at the Pacific Science Center in Seattle may make your stomach turn, but I assure you, the kids will learn a thing or two!  You are there to expand your knowledge after all and the folks at the education center came up with a disgusting lesson about the […]

Teaching Kids the Value of Diversity and Cultural Difference

I grew up in a home where diversity was celebrated and cultural differences were enjoyed.  From a young age we welcomed exchange students from different parts of the world into our home and learned about their religion, families, cultures, and favorite foods. Some of them stayed for just a few days and some stayed for […]

Scavenger Hunt Ideas Series – Valentines Day

I hope you have enjoyed our Scavenger Hunt Ideas Series so far! This time I did something a little different. Instead of searching for specific items, this treasure hunt allows your kids to use a little more creativity! Instead of V standing only for only one item – such as “vase”- it can represent anything. […]

My Favorite – Tea Collection Clothing

Globally-Inspired Children’s Clothes for Little Citizens of the World – My Favorite! Tea is among my favorite brands of children’s clothing.  I have appreciated their stylish designs and use of quality and comfortable materials since the kids were little.  Despite those factors, the thing I like the most about Tea is their focus on inclusion […]

Healthy Snacks – Fat Burning Popcorn

I have already shared with you some of our favorite healthy gluten free snacks for the road and in light of the new year being a time when people are trying to shed a couple pounds and look and feel their best, I thought it would be fun to tell you about one of my […]

Top 5 National Parks in California

5 Must-Visit National Parks in California The west coast of the United States is known for its beauty and natural resources.  Each year travelers from all over the world come to experience all that the state of California has to offer.  One of the best ways of experiences the state’s beauty and natural resources is […]

Top 15 Business Ideas and Ways for Kids to Make Money

I put together this list of Top 15 Business Ideas and ways for kids to make money to help you keep your kids busy, engaged, and learning skills that will benefit them for a lifetime. I think entreprenuership is a great way to help them think outside of the box and develop critical thinking and […]

FREE Things to do in Santa Barbara, California With Kids

Things to do in Santa Barbara California Santa Barbara, California is a fantastic place for families to relax and enjoy the sun and beautiful beaches while on vacation! Children will love to dig in sand and get their feet wet as they explore Santa Barbara’s coastline.  I know ours did! Many of the activities in Santa Barbara […]

Breckenridge Snow Report – Fence Posts and Facial Wounds

The Breckenridge Snow Report promised clear skies and good times for the boys.  They had recently rented skis and with the seasons pass we bought there were high hopes for a great season.  It was the first time skiing for all of us but David.  We were concerned about making the investment while our children […]

Scavenger Hunt Ideas – Nature

I have been tossing around some scavenger hunt ideas so that I could create a couple of fun treasure hunt expeditions for the kids.  As always, I am making them available to you!  When we go on an adventure I find that our kids enjoy themselves a little more if they are on a mission. […]

Be Curious, Be Brave

My personal theme for the year is to Be Curious & Be Brave.  I’m not big on setting new years resolutions and goals.  They don’t inspire me – AT ALL.  What does inspire me is the idea of challenging myself to be more authentic, passionate, generous, forgiving, thoughtful, open, and courageous every day. When we […]