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
Hello pregnant friends! Congratulations on this big step in your life! I know you are probably anxious about the birth of your first child and doing everything you possibly can to prepare for the birth. You are probably researching EVERYTHING and want to be as prepared as you can. Well I’m here to tell you… Read More Don’t Waste Your Money on These Unnecessary Baby Items
Are you wondering what to expect once your little one has started Kindergarten? Are you surprised with how your child is acting now that Kindergarten has begun? This post lays out what to expect in the first six weeks, as well as how you can support your child during this transition.… Read More How to Help Your Child Adjust to the Transition to Kindergarten
If your child is anything like mine, they do NOT like transitions. Not going to a new place, not leaving that place, not saying goodbye, not even meeting new friends. My daughter is pretty much resistant to any change out there. I shudder at the thought of her first day of Kindergarten