I flew solo for my first daycare tour.  My husband couldn't get away from work and I figured I could get a grasp of whether or not the place looked like Mrs. Hannigan's house from Annie without his input. I...
We are big fans of family fun, and while some are rejoicing for BACK TO SCHOOL time, others can be a little apprehensive. It's that time of year where decisions are formulating about plans for the kids and where...
Whether you’ve been a stay at home mom, work from home mom, or a full time working mom, preparing to send your baby off to their first year of school can be tough on your mama heart. You’ve spent...
Real talk, mamas: I did home/virtual schooling with my kiddos from March of 2020 through September of 2021, along with thousands of other mamas in the metro. That's 18 long months of teaching my kiddos all the things. All...
Dear Teachers, Another school year is at it's end, and we all know what you've really been doing all year. Yes, you've been pouring knowledge into our children.  You've taught them numbers and letters and shapes and sounds and history and...
For teachers as well as students, the month of May is like a beacon shining at the end of the long tunnel of the school year. There is no better time to say "Thank you!" to our community's teachers,...
Typically when you see a back to school post, you're expecting to see the best deals on crayons, printable lunchbox notes with funny jokes or memes with moms lounging in the pool sipping on a Truly while her kids...
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....
I am going to start this post by loudly saying, I am not an expert in homeschooling, teaching, parenting, or anything really, so when I talk about lessons and curriculum, it's just what I've found that works for us. Last year...
My 5-year-old little boy has the ever dreaded summer birthday.  He's sandwiched smack dab in between the ages of "send on to kindergarten" and "do not pass go for another year". Being the over worrier that I am, I read article after...
I recently became a homeschooling mom. It doesn’t surprise me that I landed here, but I also never envisioned myself actually taking the plunge. I was raised in public school and had a wonderful experience. I attended a public...
I know what you're thinking: Who wants to make New Year's Resolutions now? We don't even know what next week holds, much less what will happen in a whole new year! Just in case you are one of those...

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