Dance Recital ready

It’s recital season! If you’re like our gymnastics family, we ramp up the fun and get crazy busy for recital season. Check out my post here for why dance is so helpful for gymnastics. Here are some tips we use to be dance recital ready. Are your costumes dance recital ready? At the studios my… Continue reading Dance Recital ready

How to get back to homeschool with ADHD successfully

I can’t believe back to school is already here! It seems to get earlier every year. Summer has been a whirlwind of activity this year, and I don’t feel even a little bit prepared to start our homeschool year. I haven’t even purchased all of our curriculum. But wether you are preparing to go back… Continue reading How to get back to homeschool with ADHD successfully

How we turned a dog walk into a science lesson

As a working, homeschooling, gymnastics mom, time is limited. When I can turn necessary tasks into natural learning time, it’s a huge bonus. Recently, squeezing in a dog walk during sister’s dance class turned into quite the science lesson. Natural interest based learning can be the best. So here’s how we turned a dog walk… Continue reading How we turned a dog walk into a science lesson

Easy essential oil bruise blend to soothe and promote healing

Essential oils are great tools to learn how to use to ease common minor discomforts. Especially with kiddos with ADHD that may have sensory challenges, it is nice to have something low intervention to offer. Combine that with our crazy gymnastics lifestyle, bruises are kinda standard. Here is an easy essential oil bruise blend for… Continue reading Easy essential oil bruise blend to soothe and promote healing

Simple DIY sunburn relief lotion with essential oils

I love summer! My girls and I all love being out in the sun. I love the health benefits of the vitamin D acquired from time in the sun. However, too much sun without proper protection can end up being pretty painful. In preparation for summer camping activities, I whipped up this simple DIY sunburn… Continue reading Simple DIY sunburn relief lotion with essential oils

How to incorporate homeschool learning into camping fun

Our family loves to go camping (or a light version of ”glamping”) and enjoy time outdoors. Just because we are on vacation, doesn’t mean learning needs to stop. In fact this can be a great opportunity for real life learning that sticks much better than traditional book learning. Keep reading for some ideas of how… Continue reading How to incorporate homeschool learning into camping fun