While it's fun to step back in time to Little House on the Prairie, I find both value and entertainment teaching the kids from the living history all around us. It gives a "voice" to history for our kids as its … [Read More...]
As my kids have grown from toddlers to preschoolers to young elementary children (in, like, super sonic speed), our playroom has grown right along with us. We clean out and pass along our outgrown toys and … [Read More...]
Book Clubs started at my house with my oldest who was a very early reader. I wanted a special way to quench her passion for reading at home. Her Early Learning School (Shout out to Minds and Motion in … [Read More...]
Potty Training. Sigh... Let me start off by saying, it made the Revenge Plan....for a reason. This post is dedicated to Erin and Courtney who will be starting this journey for the first time soon. Please … [Read More...]
Kitchen, a disaster.
Mom, a disaster.
Kids, a disaster.
A one size fits all solution.....soap paint! Paintbrushes optional. This bought me a good 30 minutes, cleaned my island and the artists' … [Read More...]
We need to start a Parent Revolution to celebrate and share just how perfectly imperfect we all are. We all mess up. We all meltdown. We all feel overwhelmed. Parenting is a marathon, not a sprint. It's … [Read More...]
I have an addiction. Themes. I love teaching around themes. We kind of naturally fall into themes around here, as you will see. So, it's natural, around birthday time for the kids to pick a theme that's not … [Read More...]
Mom. Teacher. Wife. Cheeseball. A love for writing. And bacon. A mediocre camera. A crunchy floor. An open fridge policy. A half full cup, that often spills. Lots of laughter.