The Dreaded Dinnertime Routine Dinnertime is often one of the most frustrating events in a mom’s life. If you haven’t experienced the nightmare of a picky eater, then kudos to you. You are my hero and I want to know all your secrets! More often than not, moms everywhere have heard the words, “that’s […]
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Here we are three months after Rylee began math tutoring at Mathnasium and I wanted to give an update. I have loved watching Rylee’s confidence grow each week in regards to math. As I mentioned before, math was not her strong suit and she was becoming discouraged. I can’t express how much it has […]
This is a sponsored post for our partner Mathnasium. We received tutoring services at no cost for our review. As always our opinions are our own and this review is an honest one.
I taught 3rd and 4th grade for a total of seven years, and no time of year had me more scared than the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas. It wasn’t because of conferences (those are usually over by then). It wasn’t because of midyear assessments (that never phased me). It actually had nothing to do […]
To say you have NEVER mommy shamed it probably a little far fetched. Judging a mom on the way she is doing XYZ is something we are all guilty of, at some point. Maybe it was from before you were even a parent. Maybe it was because you yourself made that VERY SAME mistake in the […]
This post is the second in a series on quality, timely reads for kids of all ages. This month’s list includes a variety of enjoyable fiction and non-fiction books to read leading up to, and on, Thanksgiving. Young Readers I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie by Alison Jackson (Preschool-Second Grade) This […]
I was a teacher for twelve years. One of the things I miss is creating and growing readers. As a teacher, I loved hunting for great books, sharing my favorite books, and recommending books to kids and families. This post is the first in a series sharing book ideas and (hopefully) helping you to create […]