Keys For Kindergarten Excellence

While I do believe teachers hold the magic tips and tricks to teaching your kindergartener, here are some things to think about when approaching your child’s kindergarten year.

This is an app with a membership fee, but I believe it’s worth it.

Earlier this year I fell in love with Todoist. I wrote a blog post about how I used it for my daily cleaning routine around the house: How A To Do List Saved My Sanity. Right now my life is all about distance learning and I’m loving the EPIC app/ website. http://getepic.com This is aContinue reading “This is an app with a membership fee, but I believe it’s worth it.”

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”

It is a 24/7 job for the rest of your life…

FALSE: Being a stay at home mom is easy. TRUTH FROM THE GENERAL PUBLIC:Take a moment to search Twitter for “stay a home mom is easy”. This will bring up a never ending list of tweets about the subject. Most of them include something about being physically and mentally exhausted, many of them talk aboutContinue reading “It is a 24/7 job for the rest of your life…”

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”

Opening Day

Little League Baseball is not as closely related to softball as one might think. While both are played with bats and balls, the comparison stops there. While I know there will be more discoveries in the coming weeks, this 4 season veteran softball mom is already finding big differences in the sports lets start withContinue reading “Opening Day”

Thoughts on kindness featuring topics from The Purpose Show Podcast

As an elementary school volunteer and the mother of two under ten, the subject of kindness come up a lot. It surfaces both in the classroom and at home and while each situation may differ, it is something we definitely need to take a closer look at in this day and age of bullying, onlineContinue reading “Thoughts on kindness featuring topics from The Purpose Show Podcast”

5 things they don’t tell you about being a softball mom

Last spring my daughter dropped out of the karate dojo into the world of softball. At seven years old our recreational league was a great beginning. We were middle of the pack with a great first year coach who helped our team really love the game of softball. As much as I thought I knewContinue reading “5 things they don’t tell you about being a softball mom”