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 […]
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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 […]
As summer is coming to a close, all the camps are wrapping up, and all our stores have busted out their best “Back to School” sales, my feelings start to turn to sadness. Though I may be wrong, I feel like I just may be the only mom/parent out here going, “NO, I am NOT […]
This past fall, my daughter started pre-school and you can imagine the excitement of picking out school clothes, researching hair tutorials and tediously picking out the perfect backpack. It was all too exciting. Each day was filled with so much anticipation. I was able to enforce an early bedtime with her reward as taking her […]