Books About the Circus

While the Greatest Show on Earth is coming to an end soon for one company, it’s just starting at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis! In honor of their newest temporary exhibition, Circus — Starring YOU!, here’s our list of great circus books...

Five Full Homeschool Curricula For Free

One thing that can turn people off of homeschooling before they even begin is cost. It’s true, if you buy all new, all prepackaged curricula, it can get pretty pricey. There are ways around that, like just making up your own lessons. But what if you don’t...

The 5 Best Books for Learning About Car Racing

We had a crash course (no pun intended) on auto racing the last few weeks, as we prepared for our time at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Because I’m incapable of just letting my kids watch cars go around a track, of course we HAD to read a dozen books and learn all...

5 Ways to Visit the Indianapolis Museum of Art on a Budget

  If you’re like me, you want to give your kids not just an academic education, but a cultural one as well. Indianapolis has so many great museums to explore, but sometimes it can be hard to afford admission for the whole family (especially when...

5 Lessons Lemonade Day Taught My Kids

2015 was our first year participating in Lemonade Day, and the boys had so much fun! In case you don’t know about it, Lemonade Day is a national program designed to teach kids about business and inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs. With help from the website,...

5 Books to Teach Kids About Lincoln

We are all things Civil War at our home right now, and that means we’re knee-deep in books about Abraham Lincoln. Now, while one of my personal favorites is Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, that might not be appropriate for the younger members of the household. So...