Does a typical day involve some amount of begging, screaming, yelling, crying, meltdowns, stomping, etc. describe your child’s behavior, or worse, your own? Is your typical day a marathon of precision-timed activities, appointments, play-dates, and projects leaving everyone overworked, exhausted, and on the edge of burn out? Is everyone plugged in, tuned out, disconnected from… Continue reading Tackling 9 Common Parenting Issues with a Teacher’s Mindset
Disclosure: In compliance with FTC guidelines, safely assume all links throughout this website are affiliate links. Please read my full disclosure at the bottom of this post. It never fails. Just when being a mom couldn't get any tougher, you need a sick day. Not just some "Oh hey! I think I need a day… Continue reading Hi, Your Mom Here, Mind If I Take A”Sick Day”? Nine Ways To Practice Self Care.
I love to cook, well actually, I love to bake. I am learning to love cooking and always looking for something good. Oh, and it has to be EASY. Being Spring Break, I have extra time on my hands. Time to try something new. Today I tried a new recipe from Ree Drummond, aka the… Continue reading Ree & Me. Dinner is Served!
Ah, Spring! That time of year when everything is renewed, glowing, and full of anticipation. It's also that time of year when we start thinking of "Spring Cleaning". While our pioneer ancestors had to employ spring cleaning as a way to open up and freshen the homestead after a long harsh winter, we can simply… Continue reading Busy Moms’ Guide: 10 Inexpensive Ways to Spruce Up Your Home for Spring
Every year I vow to find the perfect way of showing my husband and kids how much I love them. Funny thing though, shouldn't I be doing this every day of the year? Yes. I should. Yes. I continually fall short.
Are your shelves filled with too many books that are just collecting dust? Still have all your college textbooks? Does your office look like a mini-library or Barnes & Noble? If you could wear an "honorary librarian" badge proudly, I have a solution that can rid you of all books collecting dust and bring you a little bit of pocket money.
Tuesday is Valentine's Day. What did you get for your "sweet baboo"? What scrumptious treats have you whipped up for your little loves? Okay. Okay. What's a blog post without a little cheese? Ooooo...picture it. Cheese, wine, music. Perfect for Valentine's Day! This year I was thinking of trying something new,… Continue reading 14 Days of Valentines
Sixteen days into the new year...are you spreading love, kindness, peace, & joy? We all deserve to receive the four precious gifts and we all owe it to ourselves and other to give them freely. The older I get (I'm 21, with 21 years of experience, cough cough), the more I realize life really is all… Continue reading Spreading Love, Kindness, Peace, & Joy
I'm so excited! As a middle school math teacher, there are two certainties to my day. One, I won't get a chance to run to the loo, and two, I may not get to eat. Oh it's not that I'm not allowed or can't find the time. The reality is that once I hit the… Continue reading Snack-a-Thon 2016
So, I am embarrassed to note my last post was in MARCH and here it is JULY! Needless to say April, May, and June have been crazy busy! It is the truth not an excuse. Hence my revived pledge to myself to find balance for a plate that is overwhelmingly full. You see, I am not… Continue reading Struggling with Balance! Confession from a wanna be Superwoman…