Our daughter wasn’t even a year old before we began to consider what options we had for her education in the Kansas City Public School system. At the time we assumed they would be slim. The knowledge that we lived in a city which had lost its accreditation gave us little hope for when the time came for Lily to go to school. With the same mind set I’ve discovered many parents of young children have, my husband suggested moving to Raytown where the schools were presumably better. Gasp! No! But refusing to consider giving up our beloved urban city life wasn’t enough. Where wouldRead More →

St. Patrick's Day from Little Passports

Your children will love these St. Patrick’s Day treats and crafts from Little Passports! Lucky Bento Box Celebrate the luckiest day of the year by making a fun St. Patrick’s Day lunch for your child! Little Passports has partnered with Wendy Copley, who has written Everyday Bento: 50 Cute and Yummy Lunches to Go. Wendy has designed this delicious St. Patrick’s Day Bento Box packed with all the familiar symbols we see on March 17 — green foods, gold coins and a rainbow of healthy fruit! For the complete bento box ingredients and tutorial, visit Little Passports’ St. Patrick’s Day Bento Box blog post. Legendary Snake Crafts Little PassportsRead More →

When it comes to Lily, there is one all-encompassing thing I make time for everyday. Her education. Deuteronomy 6:6-7 strips me of the excuse of saying she’s learning at school and putting the lessons she needs to learn solely in the hands of a teacher. Her dad and I are her first teachers. With determination, creativity, and countless Google searches I have a wealth of resources to make sure Lily’s life is full of opportunities to think outside the classroom in Kansas City. Listed below are just a few of them. Here at Home Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Time Lily is a close step behind me most of theRead More →