Life in Kindergarten — Beginning Sounds

Not only the letters on the page are important when talking about reading, but the sounds that each letter make are extremely important. I found this out myself when my son who is dyslexic was learning the letter sounds at about a third of the rate of other kids. That meant that after three yearsContinue reading “Life in Kindergarten — Beginning Sounds”

Netflix picks that your kids will love

What would you say if I told you that there are thousands of hours of entertaining and sometimes educational television and movies on Netflix right now that your kids will love? To research this project I chose to forgo asking my kids what they were watching and went straight to the source: their Netflix profiles!Continue reading “Netflix picks that your kids will love”

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”

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?

Exploring Your Heritage — Sharing the end of the year holidays 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 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”

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”