October 21, 2014

10 Things Your Child’s Kindergarten Teacher Wishes you Knew


Starting kindergarten is a huge milestone in the life of a child, and one that most parents spend years preparing for. While academic preparation for kindergarten is important, there are many practical issues to consider that can help make the back-to-school transition easier for your child and your … [Read more...]

Create-A-Monster Magnetic Board from Lakeshore

Create-A-Monster Magnetic Board

Disclosure: Product was provided by Lakeshore Learning to facilitate my review, however all opinions are my own. My 6 year old is addicted to video games. I know. I KNOW. But before you start, let me explain. He doesn't actually play video games that often. He just has a very addictive … [Read more...]

KinderCare Back-to-School Sweepstakes


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of KinderCare. I'm a firm believer that life is a learning experience. This is especially true during early childhood when children can learn something new around every corner. As a former childcare provider the early years were my favorite and … [Read more...]

5 Stress-Free Ways to Prevent Back-to-School Mishaps


We all have our bad days. As much as I try and be an organized, together person, a lot of the time it just doesn't happen. I love the routine that comes along with the kids heading back to school (or in our case now, back to homeschool) but we've had a steep learning curve over the years as I've … [Read more...]

Frugal Computer Software


Adding software to your computer to make it a versatile and very useful machine can be, well, expensive, sometimes VERY expensive.   In many cases there are alternative software programs, freeware, that are nearly as good as the popular commercial versions and can be found online and downloaded for … [Read more...]