Reading Gumball Machine

The Summer Challenge: Day 27 At the end of the last school year I knew that I needed to find a way to encourage Shawn to read more. While we do read every single night (1-4 books depending on how the night goes), Shawn would always complain when it was his turn to read a […] [read more]

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The Weekend Housewife - How to Get Kids To Read More

The Pasta Train

The Summer Challenge: Day 17 For about the past year Shawn has watched a PBS program called The Design Squad. It’s a great show that teaches kids about science and engineering; which is totally up Shawn’s alley. This kid lives, breathes, and sleeps anything involving building, engineeri [read more]

Posted by: Jules under Fun With Kids,Homemade Crafts,The Summer Challenge
The Weekend Housewife - PBS The Design Squad - Pasta Car Challenge

A Tornado in a Bottle

The Summer Challenge: Day 14 Back on our Science Day a couple weeks ago, Shawn and I tried our hands at making a Tornado in a Bottle. Talk about an easy experiment that we couldn’t keep our hands off. We even kept the bottle around for a couple weeks after before I decided it was time [&helli [read more]

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The Weekend Housewife - Science Project For Kids - Tornado in a Bottle

Friday Favorites: The Bedtime Bookfair

The Summer Challenge: Day 13 Anyone that knows me, knows that Shawn and I read a lot! Back in May I saw a post from Scholastic with a rather cute idea to encourage kids to read at bedtime. It was for a Bedtime Book Fair and it looked like something Shawn would totally be into! We […] [read more]

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The Weekend Housewife - Scholastic Bedtime Book Fair
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Hiya! I’m Jules and I am the Weekend Housewife… I am a graphic designer during the hours of 9-5 during the week and the rest of my time is spent being a mommy, a wife, a cook and baker, a memory keeper and photographer and a crafter.

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