Why You Should Get Your Kids Outside

We bought a house with woods behind it and it has been one of the best aspects about our new home. There is a trail that goes around the outside and my kids love walking and riding it. Along the way they pick flowers or leaves, find walking sticks and rocks they like. The dogs…

The Lost Art Of Common Sense Parenting

Affiliate links used in this post Parents these days rely on Sunday school teachers, youth pastors, school teachers and coaches to “raise” their kids. That’s just where we are at in the world today. When kids are at home, they watch tv and play video games. Then parents want to know why their kids grow…

Redshirting My 5 Year Old

Some of you will read this title and think it is sports related, some of you will wonder why this is a post about wearing a red shirt! But this is actually about why I decided not to send my five year old son to kindergarten. The term for this has been dubbed “redshirting”. Coming…