Money Matters — 52 Week Savings Plan

What if you could save over $1,000 this year quickly while holding onto your Netflix account and being able to still treat yourself at Starbucks? Moms love to save their money but as you know, we also want to have those “Me moments” where they can indulge ourselves a little without neglecting their family’s needs.Continue reading “Money Matters — 52 Week Savings Plan”

Life in Kindergarten — Letter Recognition

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of kindergarten learning?  If you’re like me and most other moms it’s that kids are learning the ABCs.  The alphabet is an enormous part of the kindergarten curriculum. Area 2: Letter Recognition Despite the order of this series following in the inspirational article ExcellenceContinue reading “Life in Kindergarten — Letter Recognition”

21 Common Sense Things Moms Should Know in 2021

I love my Facebook Mommy Groups, but there are an unending list of common sense things that are asked about in them. In the spirit of Pinterest, the repetitiveness inspired me to make this quick list to consolidate months of reading for you into one nice neat package. Here, to start off 2021 with aContinue reading “21 Common Sense Things Moms Should Know in 2021”

Finding the one word that can make you more successful in the New Year

How would you feel about being able to replace a list of New Years Resolutions with one word to set yourself up for success for the new year? New Years is such a fun time of year, but so many people get depressed knowing just how many things they didn’t achieve in the last year.Continue reading “Finding the one word that can make you more successful in the New Year”

Exploring Your Heritage — Sharing the end of the year holidays with with kids

Depending on where your ancestors come from your family celebrates different end of the year celebrations. Religions usually have a big influence on which one is celebrated in your home, and there are more mainstream popular traditions that have become normal for even the non-religious to celebrate. While every family has their own traditions, learningContinue reading “Exploring Your Heritage — Sharing the end of the year holidays with with kids”

The Election Through the Eyes of an Elementary School Kid

The upcoming presidential election is a big deal here in the United States. All of the kids are studying it in different ways. I don’t remember when I learned about elections, but I do remember seeing either the President or VP making the graduation speech at West Point when my dad taught there. It wasContinue reading “The Election Through the Eyes of an Elementary School Kid”

Life in Kindergarten — Writing Skills

In my post, Excellence in kindergarten comes from 10 key things, I briefly covered 10 the areas it covers are still basic areas of study and behavior that should be paid attention to when coaching your kindergartner through their first year of school.  Now that I’ve had a chance to get this information out toContinue reading “Life in Kindergarten — Writing Skills”

Allergies After Childbirth: What No One Is Talking About

I’ll admit that there were many things I didn’t know before having kids. The idea that I would suddenly become allergic to everyday items after giving birth was nowhere near the list of things that I’d be surprised by after bringing home my kids from the hospital. NO PREVIOUS HISTORY OF SERIES ALLERGIES Other thanContinue reading “Allergies After Childbirth: What No One Is Talking About”

If You Can Eat These Betty Crocker Make At Home Desserts And Not Feel Satisfied, Then You Are Made Of Ice

A couple of years ago our neighbor started throwing these elaborate Halloween parties.  I went one time and had a blast trying all her caterer level dishes.  One of the dishes was a caramel something or other dessert that was bite sized.  Memory of that made he start to think about desserts and how IContinue reading “If You Can Eat These Betty Crocker Make At Home Desserts And Not Feel Satisfied, Then You Are Made Of Ice”

Excellence in kindergarten comes from 10 key things

It’s a common occurrence, and especially this year with COVID being a factor, for moms to wonder what types of things their children will need to know going into kindergarten.  This year especially many parents have chosen to homeschool their children in place of sending them to kindergarten at their local school or try toContinue reading “Excellence in kindergarten comes from 10 key things”