Imagine a world where children were taught empathy, compassion, and the drive to help others the way they were taught math or science. Don’t you think that this world might look slightly different? I am not saying we don’t teach math or science, but what I am saying is that there are not enough opportunities […]
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We had lice, and we survived. I made it through the itching and the oils so that I could be here with you, sharing my story. I have a tale to tell, and it involves what works, what doesn’t work, and everything in between. Believe me, hear me now, this is what every mom NEEDS […]
I have sat back and watched this entire tragedy happen right before my very eyes and haven’t had the nerve to speak up about it… until now. As a parent, you and I have every right to make choices that we see best fit our children. That includes the right to homeschool. My husband and I […]
It dawned on me recently that the drive home from school and subsequent hour after were getting grumpier. I’d read all sorts of advice on getting teenagers to talk about their day, but I have a 1st grader. I thought I had a solid 6-7 years more before I had to worry about this?! He’d […]
It was only the 2nd or 3rd week of school and my son got in the car and proudly said “I played with “John” today!” Immediately my mama heart swelled, (I’d like to blame the fact that I am 4 months pregnant but this topic makes me lose it anytime) and I started tearing up […]
Have you just sent your little one off to kindergarten? Our special guest writer is sharing her experience with kindergarten, and tips on what you can expect from their year at school!
Which of you are “going back to school” and can relate?
Summer learning apps are necessary this time of the year. I’m a mom of a 6 month old, but I’ve been a primary teacher for much longer than that. I can tell you that learning apps play a large role in the way kids learn and remain engaged during the Summer. Entertaining and teaching a […]
Like many things that come our way along this parenting road, here I am at a fork in it. Do I make my kid go to summer school to “stay with the group”, or do I let my kid get a break? What is more important, keeping up with expectations and benchmarks or help this […]
Teacher appreciation day is coming up and that means one thing: time to hit Pinterest! So off I went to look for cute ways to say thank you. As I looked around the same website that I look for preschool printables or home learning activities almost daily, I was reminded of homeschool moms. How do they […]