Father’s Day – Summer Reading & Writing Lesson Plan

Father’s day is coming soon and to make the most of your summer learning here is a short lesson plan to encourage your children to read and write a little more this summer. READ Read to me books are my favorite. Here is a playlist of some of my favorites I’ve found ver the years…Continue reading “Father’s Day – Summer Reading & Writing Lesson Plan”

My BMI is 36.3

Reset all my settings on MyFitnessPal today. I really need to get to working out. Currently, my BMI is 36.3. That puts me in the obese category. It sounds so much more horrible than I feel like I look. Obese people don’t look like me. They look like the people on the show my 600Continue reading “My BMI is 36.3”

Thanksgiving Read Aloud Books!

My love of read aloud and read to me books is growing on the daily. Here is a great list of books to share with your kids for thanksgiving! My list: Thanks For Thanksgiving by Julie Markes and Doris Barrettehttps://youtu.be/jsc6LaAukpM Bear Gives Thankshttps://youtu.be/4G2WXWZu3jw Pete The Cat: The First Thanksgivinghttps://youtu.be/z0rPJdYVbjA The Night Before Thanksgivinghttps://youtu.be/-YlEGjPzxVY The VeryContinue reading “Thanksgiving Read Aloud Books!”

Some People Excel At Google Calendar And Some Don’t – Which Back to School Mom Are You?

This week I finally realized that the rush of activity before the newest school year fits day is similar to the feelings many of us had leading up to picking out our New Years Resolutions in December 2020. Back to School is a time where all the disorganized or overwhelmed moms wish that they couldContinue reading “Some People Excel At Google Calendar And Some Don’t – Which Back to School Mom Are You?”

Life in Kindergarten — Social Skills

The series of posts I’m doing on this subject matter are expanded from an article I found called 10 Kindergarten Readiness Skills Your Child Needs from 2013. Despite the article being older, the areas it covers are still basic areas of study and behavior that should be paid attention to. As important as the academicContinue reading “Life in Kindergarten — Social Skills”

How to Be A Runner (Even If You Have Small Kids)

I know you’ve seen those mom’s and dads out running pushing a gaggle of kids or being stalked by a group of kids on bikes. No matter the age of your kids, you too can be a runner! Here are a few tips on how to get it done. Just Do It. Half the struggleContinue reading “How to Be A Runner (Even If You Have Small Kids)”

21 Summer Time Management Hacks for MomMes and Kids

Make a summer to do list with your kids to get an idea of the things your kids want to do this summer. Pick a time to plan out your week every week. Consistent is my word for this year and if you start a planning habit and revisit your plans consistently you can makeContinue reading “21 Summer Time Management Hacks for MomMes and Kids”

Summer Reading List For MomMe

In keeping with the categories of the blog posts I’m sharing on this site here are a few books to help you stay entertained and informed over the summer. Education The Dyslexic Advantage by Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide One Room School House by Sal Khan Entertainment Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman BigContinue reading “Summer Reading List For MomMe”

Life in Kindergarten — Cutting

Surprisingly enough cutting things with scissors is not a skill you instantly know how to do. It takes practice. Along with fine motor skills this is something children in the 3-5 year age group learn how to do. The series of posts I’m doing on this subject matter are expanded from an article I foundContinue reading “Life in Kindergarten — Cutting”

How to Organize A Time-Saving Reusable Grocery Shopping List

Meal planning and grocery shopping are the bane of my existence most weeks. The number one problem I have is that there are some very picky eaters in my family. As much as I seem to be able to plan, I almost always am coming up short. In my quest in 2021 to get everythingContinue reading “How to Organize A Time-Saving Reusable Grocery Shopping List”