March 2020
  

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Tutorial: How to Make Sidewalk Chalk Paint

This seemed like a good time to re-post this blog post (originally published in 2016) as the weather is starting to get nicer & we're all spending a lot more time at home and as a family! Here's a very simple recipe to make your own sidewalk chalk paint at home!

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If you're looking for fun things to do with your kids this summer, sidewalk chalk paint is extremely easy to make by yourself! It doesn't require any strange ingredients and it's simple for kids to help with. It can also create hours of creative, outdoor fun for you and your kids! Ready for a quick and simple tutorial that shows you how to make your own sidewalk chalk? Keep reading!

DIY Sidewalk Chalk Paint Recipe by www.RaisingMemories.com

You're only going to need 3 ingredients and you probably already have them at home:

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Willa and the Whale (& Giveaway)

It's time for another book review by Katrina! She recently read Willa and the Whale by Chad Morris and Shelly Brown and once again, we'll share the book with you from her perspective!

Willa and the Whale by Chad Morris and Shelly Brown

In this post, she'll share a brief summary of the story, what she liked about it, and where you can get the book if you (or your child) would like to read it, and a chance for one of you to win a copy!


Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Family Goal Setting (with Worksheets)

For several years, we've been holding a little family meeting where we all sit down and do a couple of worksheets to help us to figure out some goals for the year (and beyond).

We've tried several different goal-setting approaches throughout the years and there are a few goal setting worksheets we've found to be most helpful for brainstorming what you want your goals to be.

Free Printable Goal Setting Worksheets

This year, we broke these steps up into more than one family meeting, to make them more tackle-able and to give us some extra time to think about the next step.

If you're more of a video person, I've explained much of what I've written in this post in this video:


I hope sharing these ideas will give you some ideas & inspiration for how you'd like to approach goal setting in your family!


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