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/

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”

375 days since we’ve had to leave the house for school!

Normal is such subjective thing these days. We are getting back to (air quotes) normal (air quotes) on Monday going to in-person school. It’s a hybrid system where the kids will go two days a week until May. Normal school, pre covid, was 8:20 to 2:15 for 5 days a week. This new normal isContinue reading “375 days since we’ve had to leave the house for school!”

Fabulously Normal

This week has been fabulously normal! I’ve done the taxes, taken kids to sports, replaced the front tires on the car, and we are in the midst of preparing to return to in-person school. Tax season sucks the life out of me. Turbo tax is great but watching that initial return get eaten up byContinue reading “Fabulously Normal”

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…”

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”

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?”