50% off the I Can Teach My Child to Read eBook!!!


  Two years ago I wrote my first eBook, I Can Teach My Child to Read.  It is the culmination of the years of experience as both a teacher and a parent.  Big Brother had just started to read when I first launched my eBook.  He has now grown into a fluent reader who reads chapter books and has incredible comprehension!  Little Brother is now beginning to read using the same strategies I've … [ Keep reading… ]

The Resolutions that Really Matter


Tomorrow is a new year.  Which means that everyone is busy making goals and resolving to do things differently the next year.  As if that magical minute hand ticks from 11:59 to midnight and everyone is suddenly gifted with a renewed sense of purpose and an insane amount of self-control.   Last year I didn't make any resolutions or set any goals.  I considered it my "year of … [ Keep reading… ]

Sequin Slime

Sequin Slime square

Involve the little ones in celebrating the New Year by making this fun Sequin slime!   This is very similar to the Star-Spangled Slime we made back in July.   Here's what you'll need:  Glue, liquid starch, and sequins (which we received complimentary of CraftProjectIdeas.com).     I would have preferred to use clear glue, but we didn't have any on hand.  We made do with … [ Keep reading… ]

Brilliant Ways to Organize Your Kids’ Stuff

Brilliant Ways to Organize Your Kids Stuff Square

I don't know about you, but this time of year leaves me feeling a bit frazzled.  After taking down Christmas decorations and trying to find places for all our new {awesome} gifts, I feel like everything is in disarray.   The first step is getting all the unnecessary stuff out of my house.  I've outlined how we clear out the clutter here.  I can normally get my stuff together and organized and it … [ Keep reading… ]

Show-and-Share Saturday Link Up!

using calendars with kids

I hope you and your family had a very merry Christmas!  I also want to take this opportunity to thank you for linking up your posts every Saturday for the last 4 years!  It has been a great joy for me to scroll through the posts each week and see the creativity of so many of my blogging friends!!! Unfortunately, however, this will be the last week for the Show-and-Share Saturday.  The number of … [ Keep reading… ]

Show-and-Share Saturday Link Up!


There were some great ideas shared last week.  Here are just a few:   I love this Evergreen Tree Math activity from Mom Inspired Life.       There's still time to make this super cute Mason Jar Lid Ornament from Pre-K Pages!         This celebration play dough from Buggy and Buddy is super cute.  We made something similar a … [ Keep reading… ]