It's no secret that the cost of everything is WAY up and we're all feeling the pinch. School will be starting back sooner than you think, and the new semester also brings the holiday season (not trying to make...
Most people know the routine for children going back to school each year. As summer days draw to an end, you will find parents shopping for school supplies, picking out a new lunch box and backpack. They clean out...
Spring is upon us! The days are getting warmer and longer, flowers are blooming, and our kids want to spend more time outside. Around this time do you start fighting with your kids more and more after school about...
This post is sponsored by Early Foundations, in conjunction with the Oklahoma Autism Center. All opinions are my own. You might not know how we got here (I know I don't), but we are officially halfway through the 2022-2023 school...
For those with kids that love gardening, any kind of science experiment, or just like to dig in the dirt, this is for you! This is the perfect time of year to start growing some seeds for the garden,...
From the very moment I saw those two pink lines, I knew I had a huge responsibility ahead of me. There are SO many decisions to be made when having children. I am a planner. To the core. I choose...
Homeschool mom.  All I have to do is say that phrase and you automatically have a picture in your head. Most likely what you see includes a denim jumper, permed hair, a 15-passenger van, and a perfect line of little...
Dear Mom of a struggling learner, I see you. I see you worrying constantly about your child's success. I see you painfully witnessing your child's discouragements, spending hours searching Pinterest for the best interventions, and feeling the need to defend...
As with every beginning of the school year, I sit and reflect on my time as a teacher. For the longest time, I wanted to be a high school English teacher, and maybe even a college professor one day....
Prior to having children of my own, I was a teacher. I had no little children of my own at home to care for in the evenings, and I basically took care of myself and my dog all day...
Weren't we just singing School's Out for Summer!? Now we teachers are crying as we see the back-to-school commercials and the school supplies being put out. And as parents, we might be celebrating that our kids will soon be heading...
With three kids, we're never early to anything. But somehow, all the stars aligned and I picked out everyone's "softest shirt" on my first try and we were early to my first grader's information day. By the time we conquered...

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