March is Women’s History Month

The end of February is near which means that we should get ready for March. Next month is Women’s History Month! Considering the change in the Vice President’s office to include the first woman, it’s making a great month even more exciting. No matter your political affiliation, Kamala Harris will join the list of womenContinue reading “March is Women’s History Month”

Life in Kindergarten — Number Recognition and Counting

Introduction 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. Area 4: Number Recognition and CountingContinue reading “Life in Kindergarten — Number Recognition and Counting”

Private School Here We Come

This week I turned in applications for private school. I’ve almost was a huge supporter of public school but the time has come to take more control of my kids education. I wish I didn’t have to make that choice. Next year my son would have gotten one of our favorite teachers at our schoolContinue reading “Private School Here We Come”

What is the one thing that should be taught in school that isn’t already?

The other day I posted Life Skills – How to Reconcile a Checkbook which I actually did learn in elementary school long ago in the 1980s in New York and revisited in middle school in the 1990s. I’ve seen videos about a dad who teaches kids with no dad how to do basic tasks likeContinue reading “What is the one thing that should be taught in school that isn’t already?”

365 journal prompts for you and your kids

Journaling has become something I love to do everyday. As you can tell from my daily thoughts prompts on this blog I’m compelled to write. For some people it might not be easy or you may run out of ideas. The solution is here! The two free Facebook groups below are filled with journal promptsContinue reading “365 journal prompts for you and your kids”

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”

Spilling the Tea on All Things Motherhood

It’s not surprising that a mommy blogger would pay attention to moms on the mommy facebook groups. I recently did a post of common sense things moms should know in 2021 and I got a great reception from readers. Lately I keep seeing the same questions coming up so I thought I’d throw a fewContinue reading “Spilling the Tea on All Things Motherhood”