Shakespeare for Kids: The Best Books to Introduce Your Kids to the Bard

I typically end our school year by spending time with William Shakespeare. Not literally. Obviously. Because he died in 1616. But I introduce my kids to his life, his plays, and his words using picture books and easy chapter books. We also read one of his plays. We keep our time with Shakespeare very light-hearted …

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Over 15 Exciting Ways to Have Fun with Your Family in February

February is the month of love and there are easy ways to shower love on your family as we celebrate Valentines Day.  Even beyond Valentines Day, there are so many other great ways to connect as a family this month. The seasonal qualities of February are similar to the ones that made January so special: It’s dark.  It’s …

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15+ Creative Ways to Have Fun with Your Family this January

January is a great time to connect with your kids. Ok.  So anytime is a great time to connect with your kids, but January has a few unique qualities that you can take advantage of right now. It’s dark.  It’s cold.  And sometimes, if you are lucky, it is white. All of these qualities make …

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