The kids and I have settled into a pretty nice summer routine and it usually begins with watching a mom-curated YouTube playlist while I drink my coffee. This is usually after breakfast and before we start whatever adventures we have planned for the day. I look through the channels we’ve subscribed to and the videos suggested based on our viewing history and add anything that … Continue reading 10 Kid-Friendly YouTube Channels To Watch With Your Kids
My kids basically read the entire public library this summer and they have a lot of feels about it that I thought you might enjoy. I made these video reviews starring my eight year old because her recaps are so cute they basically begged to be recorded. And then edited a tad to cut out some of the umms and uhhhs and staring blankly at … Continue reading The Best Books My Eight Year Old Read This Summer | Video Review
My kids are officially on summer vacation and to prevent screen time overload brain mushiness, I nerded my heart out last month and concocted a summer plan of learning. It’s more of an outline than an actual concrete plan. Because each day and week of our summer will look different than the one before, I simply came up with a list of themes that will shape … Continue reading 5 Science Experiments and Videos to share with your kids!
I’ve got a veritable stock pile of amazing things I’ve seen online that need to be shared with you so buckle your seat belts. Did you see the new Ghostbusters trailer yet? I’m personally super excited but apparently a lot of people are upset particularly about Leslie Jones’s character in the movie. Probably the same people who were upset about the Starbucks cups. And while … Continue reading Weekly Geekly: 03.11.16
My friend asked me a few weeks ago for book suggestions for her tween niece – her words were “something that isn’t Divergent” which is apparently the only book that exists in this girl’s world and I know she isn’t alone even though ::shudders:: it’s one of my least favorite YA dystopian novels. I thought I’d share the books I suggested here and open the … Continue reading 5 Books for the Reluctant Tween Reader
Happy Leap Day guys! I’m celebrating this rare day by ignoring responsibilities. Unless you count washing dishes and doing laundry and planning meals for the week and … okay, fine, it’s just Monday. But it’s also time to share What I’m Into Lately! I’m linking up with Leigh Kramer to share what I’m into this month. Let me know if you are linking up, too! … Continue reading What I’m Into: February 2016
I’ve been blogging on and off about American Idol for several years now, telling you guys who I loved and who I hated and it’s been fun to look back and see who I rooted for early on and who took my by surprise near the end. It’s hard to believe that this fifteenth season will be their last and though it’s bittersweet, I love … Continue reading Idol Thoughts: The Farewell Season Auditions Begin!
How is it September already? Though it still definitely feels like summer outside (hot and muggy? check) – the kids are back in school, pumpkin spiced everything is starting to roll out in cafes and my grocery store just put out Halloween candy. It’s official – Winter Fall is coming. Whether this is exciting or disappointing, let’s distract ourselves with these geeky links: Nerds Rejoice … Continue reading Weekly Geekly: 9.04.15
We’d love to know your answers to these questions, too – I know you’ve thought about it! Who is your favorite super hero? How come? Who is your least favorite super hero? Why? If you could have any super power, what would you choose? Continue reading Vlog Kids: Favorite Super Hero