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Typing Programs

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Hey Families! We Have All the Best Things to do in Houston This Weekend (and week)!

It is time to plan all the things to do in Houston this weekend and throughout the week! Houston is home to cultural attractions, eclectic and fun events, as well as a wealth of seasonal activities. Stay in the know for all things H-Town by following us on all the socials and subscribing to our newsletter (it’s just a scooch to the right in the sidebar!). We are never short on places to go and things to do. We curate a a great list of events for kids of all ages and stages – not just the large commercial ones but the local festivals, the

Houston Homeschoolers – Amazing Things to do This Month!

Houston Homeschoolers have a problem – there are almost too many opportunities for our kids! Sometimes it makes it hard to just get the work done when you can be out of the house everyday experiencing the world! Homeschooling in Houston means we are never short on places to go or things to do. We curate a a great list of events for kids of all ages and stages – focusing on local and budget-friendly opportunities. It is time to plan your month! Where are you going? Resources Home School Moms (public) Houston Home Schoolers (private) Working Home School Moms Homeschool Days & Ongoing Classes

How to Celebrate Earth Day in Houston

Earth Day in Houston is a celebration of conservation, the outdoors, and family-friendly fun. All around town museums, groups, and attractions are putting together events and festivals for families. Spring is generally a gorgeous time to be out and about in Houston and what better reason than to celebrate the planet? While Earth Day is a great reminder to be cognizant of our impact everyday is a great time to find a way to green up your routine. Volunteering is another great way to give back and set the right tone for your family. Even better, some of the Houston area volunteer needs are in

April Family Book Club

It is time for our April Family Book Club! Spring is sprung and all of a sudden it feels like everything is happening at once! But, there is always time for books. (Okay, sometimes there is not time for a single thing but even in those busy months the books are there waiting!) This site is all about moms so it only seems appropriate that the books we suggest are for and about them. Plus, we live in Space City, which make our April pick all the more poignant! This month we are lifting off with The Astronaut’s Wife: How Launching My Husband into Outer

Day Trips from Houston - easy, affordable, kid-frienly fun!

13 of the Best Kid-Friendly Day Trips from Houston

One thing we are repeatedly asked is where are our favorite day trips from Houston. So, straight from Houston moms, these are the places they love. What’s better than getting out of the same old routine with a spontaneous road trip? All of our options are great for those long weekends, summer or spring break, or anytime you feel the need to roam (but don’t have all week!).   Texas is big… and, so is Houston. There are a lot of places you can get in one day, so to narrow it down and keep the drive time reasonable, we are highlighting trip ideas within

Camp Olympia | Texas’ Favorite Summer Camp for Over 50 Years

The Outdoor Education Center (OEC) at Camp Olympia is a way to bring your students’ STEM learning into a real-world hands-on environment. Situated in the Piney Woods of East Texas on Lake Livingston, the Outdoor Education Center at Camp Olympia is a beautiful, unique learning environment that both students and teachers rave about.

March Family Book Club

It is time for our March Family Book Club! Who is ready for spring? This mom! Fortunately, this month’s pick is a breath of fresh air. The cover is awash in pastels and gentle hues evoking images of sunshine and better days ahead. Which is just what The Unsinkable Greta James, by Jennifer E. Smith, is about. Greta is a musician who is needing a life reboot. Check out the description below for all the details but I cannot wait to get into this one! I hope you read along with us and head over to our Facebook Discussion Group where we’ll be discussing The

7 Galentine’s Activities for the Best Night With Your Girls

Ready for Galentine’s Day?! Whether you are single or paired up Galentine’s is a day to skip all the drama of Valentine’s Day and show your girlfriends how much they mean to you! What is Galentine’s Day? Galentine’s Day is celebrated the day before Valentine’s Day on February 13th (thank you, Leslie Knope). It is a day to celebrate with and for all the amazing women you surround yourself with. Is it the best made up holiday? Absolutely, fabulously yes! via GIPHY How to Celebrate The best thing about made up holidays is there are few rules (show your ladies some love) and the focus

February Family Book Club

February Family Book Club

One month down, eleven to go (and that one went fast!) – it’s our February Family Book Club! I am always so excited to have friends to read along! This month’s pick should be a lot of fun. In this wet, cold month it will be an escape to head back in to the glitz and glamour of the world of Gatsby. The February pick is Beautiful Little Fools: A Novel by Jillian Cantor. This is not your lit class’ Gatsby. This is a fun murder mystery with a lot more focus on the women in the Gatsby-verse. I hope you read along with us