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
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.
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
January 2015 is almost coming to a close. How are you doing on your goals, tasks, and projects? I, myself, am making v-e-r-y s-l-o-w progress. That's okay! Slow and steady wins the race! I am determined to not just throw in the towel. This past week I have been reflecting a lot on keeping in… Continue reading Day 25: The Ties that Bind