Easter Story, Christian Mythology

Would you like to share with your kids the Easter story from Christian Mythology without the dogma? Well, look no further: Christian Mythology for Kids: A Secular Family’s Guide to … Continue Reading →


Let’s Play Math

Let’s Play Math by Denise Gaskins is my ultimate guide for Unschooling math concepts. Denise explains how to keep the wonder and excitement in math. She gives many examples of … Continue Reading →


No Mormon Mythology?

There is always an excuse, but for this project I wasn’t looking for one. Mormonism is one of the craziest religions today, with recent traditions and dogma that sounds like … Continue Reading →


Family Jobs, (Not Chores)

Encouraging my kids to help with family chores hasn’t come naturally. It is inevitably less work for me to just pickup after them and do the household chores than to … Continue Reading →


Driftwood Stick Christmas Tree

    Last year we attempted to make a stick tree that turned out beautifully, with one large problem… it was incredibly heavy. We used guava wood, which is dense. … Continue Reading →


Fostering the Spirit of Giving during the Holidays

In this age of consumerism, there is a real temptation to shower my children with stuff on Winter Solstice, and trust me I do, with increasing moderation each year. The … Continue Reading →


No-Sew Holiday Garland

The felt is your friend. Really, every project is easier with felt. A simple holiday garland with felt and twine brings the holiday cheer to any room. This one is … Continue Reading →


Give the Gift of Reason this Season!

A secular reading of the chapter on Jesus’s Birth Story. Give the Gift of Reason this Season! Continue Reading →


Felted Heart Ornaments

These sweet felted hearts make wonderful holiday gifts to hang on the tree. To make them, you will need roving felt, needle felting tool (this is my favorite), finger cots … Continue Reading →


Little Village Advent Calendar

There is something charming and childlike about counting down the days till Christmas, or as we celebrate in our home, Winter Solstice. I grew up with many fond memories of the … Continue Reading →