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September Is National Honey Month

source: twodolla

September is National Honey Month! Why does honey get a whole month and not a day? Who knows!? But since 1989, beekeepers and their bees have been celebrated during September, a month when honey collecting winds to a close for the year in many parts of the U.S.

I’m always looking for a reason to celebrate, aren’t you? Why not do some exploring with your kids and find out more about honey and its uses?

What your favorite thing to make or do with honey? I love hot tea with honey and lemon when I am sick – or even just hot water with those additions!

**Never give honey to a child younger than 12 months. They are at risk for botulism.**

What IS Labor Day, Anyway?

Maybe it's just me, but when my kindergartner wanted to know why she had Labor Day off from school, I was a little tongue-tied. I'm never quite sure why exactly we have Labor Day! If you're in the same pickle as I am, here are some resources for … [Continue reading]

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Boys and Their Attitudes at Raising Arrows The Importance of the Pasta on the Left at Musings of an Aspie The LEGO Movie Family Discussion Guide at God-Centered Mom How You Can Do Small Things with Great Love at Soul Stops Did you read or … [Continue reading]

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They're Speaking a Different Language, But I'm Still Listening at Home with the Boys Children Are Not Check Boxes at I Take Joy The Beatitudes for Parents at Dulce de Leche Plan Your Homeschool Year in 3 Easy Steps at Serving Joyfully Did … [Continue reading]

More Ways to Feel Guilty: Not Crying about Kindergarten

Libbie kindergarten

My oldest child, our only daughter, Libbie, started kindergarten on Tuesday. Leading up to the day, I felt pretty emotional. I wrote about letting my baby bird fly from our nest and I wondered what it would be like having her away from home so much … [Continue reading]

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5 Back to School Traditions to Start with Your Child at Piccolo Universe How to Make the First Day of School Special at Just Jilly Helping Kids Deal with Emotions at Our Goodwin Journey How to Love on Our Schools at LifeWay Women All … [Continue reading]

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20 Make-Ahead School Lunch Ideas at Spoonful The Power of Camp Infographic at Summer Camp Culture Moms Are Modern Day Shepherds at Club 31 Women 5 Resources to Promote Healing after Divorce at Rachel Wojo   Did you read or write … [Continue reading]

Back-to-School Bonanza

Heading back to school soon? (Schools in Nashville and Chattanooga have already started! Eek!) Here is a round-up of our back-to-school posts here on ParentLife to help you out. 25 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Back-to-School - One of our most … [Continue reading]

Preparing Your Child for Kindergarten

Can we have a show of hands for those with children starting kindergarten this year? Ah yes, there you are, the mom or dad with the shaking hands and nervous twitch. I am there beside you, feeling lost and afraid and just a tiny bit … [Continue reading]