15 Winter Boredom Bustersfor Kids

15 Boredom Busters to Break the Winter Blues

Winter can be beautiful and a whole lot of fun at first. But, what happens when you’re snowed in, the temperatures and wind chill are just too low to go out, or you’ve got sick kids? It’s a challenge, right? Parents can only handle so many snow days before we start to lose it and Read More

Magnus Chase Hammer of Thor

Autumn’s Book Review: Magnus Chase 2: Hammer of Thor

Magnus Chase, the funny, sarcastic character created by Rick Riordan that everyone should know and love. The sequel to Magnus Chase: The Sword of Summer I was blown away by how much I enjoyed it. If I am to be completely honest, I liked it better than the first one! This book was filled with adventure, Read More

Reconnecting as a Family

Reconnecting as a Family – Getting Our Groove Back

Have you ever realized that your family is so caught up in life that you’re not connecting with each other? Trying to figure out how to go about reconnecting? That’s where we’re at right now. My kids are in middle school and it presents an entirely new challenge for several reasons. Up until school sports Read More

First Day of 8th grade

Grade Up – Why We Chose Full Grade Acceleration

Full grade acceleration is unusual and can often be a hot topic. It is not something to be taken lightly or jumped into blindly. Every situation is different because every child is uniquely gifted. This is our experience and our story. The Path to Autumn’s Ultimate Decision Last year, I posted about grade acceleration and Read More