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Every season is cobbler season in our household. My mother-in-law shared her trusty cobbler recipe with me over 25 years ago, and it remains a family favorite. Cobbler preparation is low-key enough to accommodate help from young children, so it is easy to have your kids join you in the kitchen for this recipe. It [...]
"Mom, when are we doing our next Rock Drop?" My youngest child asked me this question last week, and I confess my heart instantly warmed. Last summer I introduced my kids to Kindness Rocks. It is a practice I hoped would become a new family tradition. So, I was delighted when my daughter asked about [...]
Podcasts have once again surged in popularity. Recently I became curious about podcast options for my elementary school-aged kids, so I began exploring. Podcasts are an excellent choice for quality, screen-free, no-cost entertainment. They also provide an auditory learning opportunity for the listener, which appeals to me as a parent. Here are some family-friendly podcasts [...]