Happy Father’s Day!

365momme.com wants to wish all the dads out there a great father’s day! Here’s a great book to share with your kids and their dads to celebrate the day… Just Helping My Dad by Mercer Mayer: Little Critter is having a great day helping his dad. Whether he’s making breakfast, cutting the grass or washingContinue reading “Happy Father’s Day!”

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”

Against The Grain

Spanking, or rather paddling, in schools recently made headlines when a Florida student was paddled by a principal and it was caught by an outside party to the incident. As a child of the 70s, 80s, and 90s, I’m not at all unfamiliar with this concept although I’ve never experienced it myself. When I wentContinue reading “Against The Grain”

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”

Bubble up some fun!

A school assignment my son had as the school year wears its way down is to make bubble solution and blow bubbles! The teacher posted this video: This is his attempt to blow bubbles without a wand: He’s blowing through the finger holes of a scrub daddy!

Learning about Cinco de Mayo

Today is Cinco de Mayo! In California this is a huge celebration in our area. Here are a few links to help share this holiday with your family. Cinco de Mayo: Fiesta Fun!Check out these surprising facts about this celebration. BY ROSE DAVIDSON https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/history/article/cinco-de-mayo Hope you have a great day and learned something new!

Reblog: Law of Attraction for Kids | Parent and Child Goal Setting

The start of summer vacation to me is like a second New Year’s Day! It’s coming up soon and it’s time to get in a different mindset. Law of Attraction for Kids | Parent and Child Goal Setting — Read on family.lifeideasinsider.com/law-of-attraction-for-kids-parent-and-child-goal-setting/

Controversies arising

There are so many controversies arising around parenting and schools and motherhood these days. It’s hard to keep up. The whole in person versus distance learning is one that is fairly easy to talk about without pissing off too many people so I guess I could mention again how little my kids are in theContinue reading “Controversies arising”

It’s not painless

Distance learning should be getting easier for us. It’s been over 365 days since the kids have been full time. You’d think we’d know how to do this type of thing painlessly. It’s not painless. It’s actually torture at this point for me to try to get the kids to do what they need toContinue reading “It’s not painless”

COVID’s effects

The biggest topic up for debate in our town right now is getting these kids back into the classroom. We have been on distance learning since March 2020. Sounds crazy I know, but our school board had two or three different start dates over the last year, but only now have they said it wasContinue reading “COVID’s effects”