Career Studies: Joining the Workforce


This post contains affiliate links.   Careers: Joining the Workforce is a preset unit activity that comes in two formats: Notebooking Project and Project (Lapbook) Pack. We recently did both as part of career studies, and overall, I think it was a great experience. The activities are designed for students in middle and high school … Read more

Same Kind of Different as Me For Kids

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Same Kind of Different as Me for Kids was written by the same authors who wrote the original best seller, Same Kind of Different as Me. Denver grew up a child of poor sharecroppers. One day, he decided to see the world, and jumped on a train. When the train stopped, he was in Fort Worth. … Read more

Rethink Happy


Rethink Happy: An Entrepreneur’s Journey Toward Finding Authentic Joy by Doug Kisgen is a self-help book of sorts, written in an easy to digest format of a simple fiction story. I used to pick up a lot of entrepreneur-targeted books, partly for my own interests, and partly to find titles that could be useful or … Read more

Ian, CEO, North Pole


Ian, CEO, North Pole, by Eric Dana Hansen is a thoroughly charming and surprisingly educational read. I snapped up the opportunity to read this book, expecting a seasonal-feel good, something that I hoped I could recommend to parents as a good, holiday themed family-reading or independent-reading title, or maybe even something to encourage reluctant readers … Read more

Handstand Kitchen Giveaway – Ends 11/9

Welcome to the Handstand Baking Set Giveaway!! Hosted By Amy & Aron’s Real Life Reviews A special shout out to me Co-Hosts Deliciously Savvy, Michigan Saving and More, Everyday Gizmos Sweeps & Views,  IMHO Views, Reviews, & Giveaways and The Worthier Part. Thanks for all that you do!! Sponsored By: Handstand Kitchen Check them out on   Facebook and Twitter ~1 Winner~ Open to … Read more

8 Reasons NOT to Visit a Federal Reserve Bank Museum


In July, we visited the Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank in Atlanta. It was an outstanding experience.   But, it’s probably not for everyone. Here are some reasons you just might not want to visit a Federal Reserve Bank Museum: 1. You and your kids have NO INTEREST in robots, including the AGVs (automated guided vehicles) that transport all cash. … Read more

My Playful Kitchen


My Playful Kitchen is a lovely book in several ways. It’s a great resource for selecting recipes to prepare with your children. Ally Nathaniel did a great job of coming up with recipes where you and your child are working side by side. It’s not you making the recipe and your child just helping. You help each other. You are partners in … Read more