Kids

Experience is the Best Teacher

Experience is the Best Teacher

The past 6 months, a lot of changes have occurred within our family. My daughter began homeschooling at the end of January and my son will start homeschooling this upcoming school year. I got a great job working for a wonderful company that provides me not only great...

The Decision to Homeschool!

The Decision to Homeschool!

We are a month into 2015, and it has been a whirlwind so far! I spent a week in Barcelona, Spain with my co-workers at Automattic. I also made the difficult decision to pull my daughter out of public school and begin to homeschool her. This was not a decision that I...

A Graduation Gift – 13 Years in the Making

A Graduation Gift – 13 Years in the Making

A few years ago, I came across this idea to do with each of my children as they go through school. A long-term project for a priceless graduation gift. It is really a simple idea, but it requires you being on top of it for each year they are in school, Kindergarten...

Little Passports 5th Birthday!

Little Passports 5th Birthday!

I can say that I have personal experience with this product and my children absolutely LOVE it. They look forward to getting their monthly packages with a new country for my son and two new states for my daughter. My daughter, who is in 2nd grade, has learned so much...

Monthly Mail For Kids – Little Passports

Monthly Mail For Kids – Little Passports

I don't know about you and your kids, but my kids absolutely love getting the mail each day. They get super excited when something is for them or there is a toy catalog. Last year, I tried getting them a monthly magazine for each and that was so so for them. They...

Not All Challenges are Visible

Not All Challenges are Visible

I'm excited today to be guest posting over at the new Knoxville Mom's Blog. I hope you will check out my post "Support not Sigh's".  It details one of the hardest parts of being a Mom of a child that faces special challenges in life. Those challenges are not...

Tips for Talking to Kids about Bullying

Tips for Talking to Kids about Bullying

"Bullying is behavior that hurts or harms someone who cannot defend themselves, either emotionally or physically." - Raise A Giant  As a Mom of two children that are in elementary school, the topic of bullying is one that is on my radar. I have a child that...

THE DECISION TO HOMESCHOOL!

THE DECISION TO HOMESCHOOL!

We are a month into 2015, and it has been a whirlwind so far! I spent a week in Barcelona, Spain with my co-workers at Automattic. I also made the difficult decision to pull my daughter out of public school and begin to homeschool her. This was not a decision that I...

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