Apple picking season is here again! One of my favorite things on our fall bucket list each year is to go apple picking. I love being outside in the fresh, crisp fall air and coming home with a heap of apples. Once home, I get right to work, making homemade applesauce, apple pie and apple… Read More Delight Your Child with Apple Pie Play Dough
I don’t know about you, but I just love coordinating Halloween costumes. Whether it’s a couples costume, a group of friends, or a family coordinating, I think they are absolutely adorable. My absolute favorite (because my husband is not a costume people) are kid and dog costumes.
Does your child struggle with their reading? It is so difficult for both child and parent when reading doesn’t come naturally. You may be feeling unsure as to how to help your child, as well as frustrated when your child is unwilling to practice their reading. Read on to learn what you can do to… Read More 6 Amazing Books to Motivate Struggling Readers
Is homework more like hellwork in your home? Does even the H-word result in screaming, fighting and tears? If you are nodding you head, these teacher tried and true homework tips are for you!
It is fall and the leaves are falling down. We may be sad to see the first sign of winter coming (if you are, check out my post on great reasons to get excited for fall), but if your toddlers are anything like mine, they are THRILLED with a great new activity, jumping in leaves!
There is just something about fall, isn’t there? The air is crisp and fresh, the scenery is gorgeous and feeling cozy is on everyone’s mind. I always imagine all the ways I’m going to plan fall family fun, but it never happens. If you are anything like me, you are so busy with back-to-school activities… Read More 20 Fantastic Ideas for Fall Family Fun
Ahhh, the holidays. There is just something magical in the air, isn’t there? Peace and goodwill are all around and the excitement of children (and certain adults) is tangible. It’s enough to bring a tear to your eye, isn’t it? Actually, there’s something else that is almost as likely to bring a tear to your… Read More Dead Simple Ways to Earn Money for Christmas
It’s Fall, Y’all. Well, it will be… and sooner than I care to admit. I have to tell you I have a bit of the end-of-summer blues. Make that a MAJOR case of the blues. I just love summer. Not only because I’m a teacher who enjoys summer vacation the way my toddler enjoys eating… Read More 10 Amazing Reasons to be Excited for Fall
Hi Friends! I am experimenting with a new type of post today. I am hoping to do a ‘Friday Favs’ post every week or two to share some of my (and Hannah’s) favorite things with you. This will be a mix of products, experiences and activities, and I hope to give you some ideas/helpful hints… Read More Friday Favs August 25th
Postpartum is a tough time, right? Like TOUGH. Today I want to share my personal experience of being a new mom and the things people said to me that were helpful and unhelpful. Most of all, I want to share the one thing you should NEVER ask a new mom. Here are a few things… Read More The One Thing You Should Never Ask a New Mom