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”

Start your day right…

Google Calendar is my Bible right now since regular activities are coming back into existence as we come out of the COVID times. A great trick I recently discovered is that you can get a daily agenda sent to you in your email inbox. It’d be great to print out and post for the familyContinue reading “Start your day right…”

Strategies that take some of the time and pain away

WHO HERE IS A FAN OF SHORTCUTS? 👋Raises Hand 👋 While I don’t believe there is any magic potion you can drink that brings you a totally clean home. There are strategies that take some of the time and pain away. Can I get an Amen 🙌? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Yes, getting support can help you understandContinue reading “Strategies that take some of the time and pain away”

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”

Cooking up something good

Right now I so excited about something new I’m cooking up for you. My Spark Creativity! post must be kicking in. I was looking at some past posts and found some things I can tweak (one of the 6 suggestions from that post about sparking your creativity). I’ve just spent a few hours setting upContinue reading “Cooking up something good”

Little or no time to do things

Things I’ve learned about myself in the last few weeks: Even with a plan sometimes things go wrong. Worrying about something before it happens is worse than actually going through it. Getting back to a normal busy schedule is actually more comforting than I thought it would be. Stopping and slowing down during COVID hasContinue reading “Little or no time to do things”

What’s something that’s just not worth the effort?

Last month while surfing Facebook I saw a post posing the question: What’s something that’s just not worth the effort? Some of the answers from the post were funny and some of them deep. Ranging from wasting your time returning a Doritos bag to Target to learning to say no. This may not seem likeContinue reading “What’s something that’s just not worth the effort?”

More sometimes isn’t more

A few weeks ago I had a mini meltdown due to the kids and my husband being super noisy in our living room. It wasn’t just the normal every day annoyance though and after a quick check in with one of my moms groups on Facebook found that this mini meltdown was a common thingContinue reading “More sometimes isn’t more”

Family Mission Statement

A family mission statement encapsulates your idea of the good life and lays out your family’s purpose, goals, and standards. All members of the family have a hand in articulating these values and all agree to live them.