- I'm Julie, the Creekside Momma. I homeschool my 7 and 5 year olds while my toddler hurls Matchbox cars at my head. I blog to stay sane. Thanks for stopping by. Sorry the house is a wreck.
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The Creekside Kids
Firefly, he’s 7.
The Queen Bee, she’s 5.
Love Bug, he’s 3.
Category Archives: nature
Want to know what makes my kids come alive, use all of their senses, stop fighting (for the most part), and work as a team to help each other with challenges? It’s this: I so want to get outside every … Continue reading
We did it. A family of non-campers went camping. Not only that, but it rained nearly the entire time. And we survived. Not just survived, we thrived. Thanks to our much more experienced family and friends that accompanied us. And … Continue reading
Cast of Characters… Me: a childhood camper with fond memories. The Husband: a reluctant camper with (who knew?) a fear that bears will invade our campsite and I will send him out of the tent to fend them off, lest … Continue reading
While we await the beautiful blossoms of the flowering cherry trees in our yard and neighborhood, we made our own version. Materials: paper towel roll, brown paint, small pink and white silk flowers snipped from a branch of silk flowers … Continue reading
Forsythia Trees Every Spring I look forward to watching the forsythia bloom. At least I did in our old neighborhood, because there, everyone had forsythia bushes. It was an older, established neighborhood and maybe forsythia was all the rage when … Continue reading
Of course my kids and I often do play in creeks. It’s one of our favorite things, hence the name of the blog. But if you don’t normally do this, consider the ways your kids could benefit. Find a shallow … Continue reading