We Launched A Podcast! Introducing “Anytime Now”

We’re so excited to share our latest and greatest: Anytime Now, a podcast by Honest History! Created for our young historians, we’ll be delivering biweekly episodes that transport you to the past through engaging sounds and stories about some of history’s most fascinating people. We want to help you explore the tales you may not […]

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It’s Time To Feel The Olympic Spirit! Here’s How To Cheer On U-S-A

After a year-long postponement, the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games are finally here! Though it may feel quite different than Games past (overseas spectators were banned among pandemic concerns and just recently the Japanese Olympic Committee made the difficult decision to ban all live spectators, saying organizers have “no choice but to hold the Games in […]

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Special Delivery: Pen Pals! (And A Sneak Peek Of Issue Twelve)

Summer is here! And with it stretches long, lazy days. So, here’s a thought: pen pals (yes, the old-fashioned kind). Because letter-writing really is an easy way to fill an hour or so, and to work hard on that penmanship, word structure, and thought construction. It’s communicating in what sometimes feels like a long-lost art […]

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History You Should Probably Know: Why We Celebrate Juneteenth

“Throughout history, Juneteenth has been known by many names: Jubilee Day. Freedom Day. Liberation Day. Emancipation Day. And today, a national holiday.”— Vice President Kamala Harris, June 17, 2021 What: Juneteenth, a federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States When: June 19 Why: Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the […]

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Celebrate Father’s Day With These Crafts + Ways To Say “I Love You”

Father’s Day is this Sunday (June 20th)! And it’s the perfect time to show off your kid’s crafty and creative side all while saying, “Thanks for being you!” And in turn, you’re giving dads the gift of time and a meaningful experience together (also, handmade treasures are one-of-a-kind, just like dads). So, here are a […]

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It’s World Ocean Day! Here’s What You Can Do

“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief someone else will save it.” — Robert Swan  Did you know June 8th is World Ocean Day? It’s a day to consider and acknowledge the delicate balance between us and our planet—a planet that is composed almost entirely of oceans. And our connection to the big, […]

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Making Memories on Mother’s Day

This Sunday we celebrate and love the moms in our lives for Mother’s Day. Taking place the second Sunday of May every year, Mother’s Day became an official holiday in the US in 1914. The day is traditionally celebrated with flowers, cards and spending time with the matriarch in your lives. One of the best […]

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Earth Day DIY Crafts

We’ve all received those big cardboard envelopes in the mail before. If you’re anything like us, you probably take a quick look at the label, take out the contents and throw the packaging straight into the recycle bin. Here’s another idea. April 22 is Earth Day and we’ve decided to create some special DIY crafts […]

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Digging Deeper: Issue Eleven, Journey Through The Jungle

“If we only look at a country, civilization, or specific ethnicity through the lens of their conquerors, then we aren’t getting the best representation or history of that culture. Like so many other ancient civilizations, the Maya have a rich and beautiful history that still lives on today.”  — Brooke Knight, Editor-in-chief  Honest History’s Issue […]

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Indoor Activities for Kids

Ideas For Indoor Fun + Activities For All Ages

Is anyone else feeling a little bit of cabin fever setting in? It’s been quite the year of togetherness and with winter lingering, there’s still more indoor time on the horizon. With ample time to hunker down and play, it’s helpful to have a few activities up your sleeve for easy entertainment. (And here are […]

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It’s Women’s History Month! Here’s Who Inspires Us

March is Women’s History Month, and today (March 8) is International Women’s Day. This day and month are acknowledged every year to honor, remember, and spotlight the incredible and hard-won achievements made by women across the globe. Both serve as annual reminders of the struggles and successes that have spanned history and the never-ending fight […]

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