Now that Oklahoma "Spring Break" is officially over, you may be looking to step up your educational game this week. Teacher mamas have a tremendous advantage over the rest of us these coming weeks, and your average mama, like...
Under any other circumstances, teachers look forward to Spring Break just as much as their students. This time felt different. I knew there was a chance, a good possibility, that we would be extending that break. At first, it...
Dear New Teacher, This letter doesn't come easy.  I wouldn't say I'm a newbie when it comes to public school and sending my child (after all, we somehow survived pre-k.) However, this is the first year that my child will be...
I watched the video the other day.  My firstborn Carson's first day of kindergarten.  I openly claim that I am not a sappy mom, crying at each milestone.  But as I watched the video, I realized I am sappy...
Spring fever brings out the rebel in many of us. After Spring Break has passed, we enter the Death Valley of the school calendar. Eight or more weeks of school pass with no holidays or three-day weekends. Everyone, from...
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...
Cheers to you, Mama, for making it another full school year. When May comes around, it's a mad scramble to the finish line. Bedtimes get later, mornings seem to come earlier, and yet we still have the deadline of...
To think that only 9 short months ago we didn't even know you... You have become so much to our family in less than a year.  You are a household name, a topic over dinner, a priority on our prayer...
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...
Registration for Mother’s Day Out /Parent’s Day outs are quickly approaching. Because of this, I thought I would offer some helpful tips to consider in case this is your first rodeo with Mother's Day Out. I had my oldest...
As parents, we begin making decisions about the care of our babies the minute they enter the world (and even before!). Each new stage of life brings new choices, but none feel so important as that of where and...
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...

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