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”

How to Absolutely Use Google Calendar Like a Pro

A few years ago I wrote a great post called How to Absolutely Spring Break Like a Pro and it got me to think about what kinds of things I know how to do like a pro.   As a mom I’m more of a renaissance man, but one thing I know I’m good at isContinue reading “How to Absolutely Use Google Calendar Like a Pro”

Patriot Day

Today let’s all take a break from the chaos and think about the people we lost… 8:46 AM EDT – American Airlines Flight #11 collides into the World Trade Center 9:03 AM EDT – United Airlines Flight #175 collides into the World Trade Center South Tower 9:37 AM EDT – American Airlines Flight #77 crashesContinue reading “Patriot Day”

Open The Gates For Personal Development As A MomMe By Using Enneagrams

Fiction writing is a passion of mine and earlier this year I was exploring both Personality Types and Enneagrams on the advice of a writer named Abbie Emmons. On her YouTube channel she has an extremely informative series of videos on fiction writing. The character building portion of this list had a plan of actionContinue reading “Open The Gates For Personal Development As A MomMe By Using Enneagrams”

(Attention: Parents of school aged kids) Don’t write off homework until you read this

The great debate over homework has been going on for decades. As a member of a family of educators from college level professors to elementary school teachers you may be surprised about my opinion on homework. Even with my educational friendly background I’m not a stranger to recognizing excessive amounts of homework. Out of allContinue reading “(Attention: Parents of school aged kids) Don’t write off homework until you read this”

How a to do list saved my sanity

In a mere three weeks of consistently using a to do list app my feeling over overwhelm has lessened significantly and my self esteem has risen exponentially. Since my success both physically and mentally has been so measurable using just a simple app I knew that I needed to share this secret with other momsContinue reading “How a to do list saved my sanity”

Technology usage for children

Since many schools are starting up this year doing distance learning that relies heavily on technology I thought I’d take a little bit of time to speak on the subject.  WHAT IS TECHNOLOGY? Considering that every modern gadget we use could be considered technology, let’s focus on just a few things that kids might beContinue reading “Technology usage for children”