Get to know Unspoken, performing Saturday at Joyful Noise 2017

*We were given a Follow Through Deluxe CD and limited edition T-Shirt to help facilitate our review. All thoughts and opinions are ours and completely honest. “I don’t think we ever expected we were going to reach as many people as we’ve been able to reach. The fact we’ve been …

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Inspiring play that leads to learning

*We have been given a membership to the Minnesota Children’s Museum to help facilitate our review. All thoughts and opinions are based on our experience, are ours and are 100% honest and our own. We have shared on the blog over the last three to five years about how Thomas Jefferson …

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Spending time as a family at Farmer John’s Pumpkin

*We were given four pumpkins to help facilitate our review. All thoughts and opinions are 100% honest, ours and based on our experience. I have always loved everything about fall. I love the cooler temperatures, beautiful color changes going on in nature all around us, harvesting the garden and the …

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Dr. Michele Borba is coming to Albert Lea High School!

Dr. Michele Borba Child Expert • Educational Psychologist • Best-Selling Author • Speaker Many of you know Mark and I have brought the Southern Minnesota Social Media Breakfast to Albert Lea. We are passionate to give businesses and organizations tools to implement to help them thrive and grow. While we …

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We use unit studies to homeschool our kiddos to save our sanity

*I was given unit studies to help facilitate my review. All thoughts are honest and based upon our families experience. One of the first things I do to plan for the next year is figure out what areas we can do together as a family. Last year when the twins …

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An Inside Look into the Confidence We see in Others.

Most of the time when I ask a question out loud, I have been pondering it in my heart and mind for quite sometime. When I am finally ready to ask a question I have usually formed thoughts and opinions already and need someone else’s perspective to challenge what I’m …

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Adventures in Rochester, Minnesota

We have worked hard all winter long to get the kids through their sit down work. A big reason we do this is because we know it’s hard to compete with spring. As soon as the weather is warmer than 35 degrees the kids want to be outside exploring, riding …

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Joyful Noise 2016 Inflatable Toy Field

*We were given admission tickets to this event to help facilitate our review. All thoughts are 100% honest and our own. We love Friday night at Joyful Noise, the evening performances get us pumped and even more excited for Saturday! The gates open at 10am on Saturday and the parking …

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Our homeschool day belly flopped, now what?

Every homeschool family on the planet has days when it feels like they belly flopped. It’s painful, sometimes, feels like we can’t recover from them, and it can cause us to feel like we are the only ones struggling. I am here to testify you are not the only one …

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Thank You To Our Sponsors!

Albert Lea has always believed in the importance of training, equipping, and preparing the next generation for the future. This continues to be true even today. On September 29th, internationally known parenting and cyberbullying expert, Dr. Michele Borba, will be coming to Albert Lea! I would like to take a …

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