Care-Package Must Haves for The College Girl

  Do you have a daughter or granddaughter that just flew the nest away to college? If you don't have kids that age yet, perhaps...

10 Books Every High School Student Should Read Before Graduation

High school is the time when our kids truly begin to test their wings and gain some freedom while still in the safe confines...

Transitioning from Farm Life to School Days

My little family was established, for the most part, in a suburbia outskirt of Denver, Colorado. About a year and a half ago, our...

Encourage Education: Developing a Growth-Mindset in your child this Summer

Summer is a time for exploration and adventure, but that does not mean education stops. Our children are always learning no matter the time,...

Back to School: Unique Gear 2016

You picked up all the classic back to school items. The first day of school outfit is hanging in the closet, lunchbox is ready...

Junior Explorers: Teaching Kids Conservation One Classroom at a Time

In this day and age of environmental awareness and conservation, you often hear adults talking about leaving a better planet for the children who...

THE SCOOP ON SCHOOL SUPPLIES

Every year parents face the tasks involved with the start of school. Kids need to be registered. You have to prepare your family to...

Back to School 2018: Prepping Your Home for Back to School

School shopping, packing lunches, waking up early, and making sure you actually turned the coffee pot off before you head back to school....it's the...

5 Effective Beginning Reading Strategies for Toddlers

Everyone knows how important reading is, and the younger you start with your little ones, the better. Preparing for your child to build a...

First Day Of School Photos: Moments To Capture

Whether your child is cautiously venturing into Kindergarten, or heading steadfast into middle school, the first day of school is an exciting time each...

Fostering Skills That Will Last a Lifetime with Homework

  The benefits of homework are debatable. The National Parent Teacher Association recommends 10 minutes per night for first graders, then adding 10 minutes per...

Back to School 2018: The Best Winter Coats and Accessories

Back to School means fall is on the horizon. We gladly welcome the changing of the seasons from the fiery hot summers to the...

5 Signs That Your Child is Struggling to Read

  For many parents, there is nothing quite like snuggling up with your children and a good book and traveling off into an imaginary world...

The Importance of Physical Play 

Our sedentary lifestyle in the United States is literally killing our children. As a society we need to begin focusing on the importance of play....

Educating Your Child About School Violence

  When considering the discussion you should have with your child(ren) regarding school violence, it seems like a daunting and unpleasant task. How do you...

Cute Ways to Commemorate the Start of the School Year

Sure, most everyone knows that it's a great idea to start off the new school year with an adorable photo of your child standing...

BECOMING INVOLVED IN YOUR CHILD’S LEARNING

When it comes to back to school, parents are probably the most excited: let’s be honest, we’re in dire need of some time to...

SHOPPING SMART FOR BACK TO SCHOOL

Back-to-school shopping can be fun and exciting: cool gear, the latest back-to-school fashions, and blank notebooks just waiting to be filled with the year’s...

“Everyone Wants to Quit in November and February” Time Management Tips...

While this post is geared towards scheduling for homeschoolers, don’t click away if you don’t homeschool! These tips are useful for anyone wanting to...

What to Expect from the Upper Elementary Years

Your little kids are growing up before your eyes! Today we discuss what to expect once it's time to move onto the upper elementary...

Back to School Shopping with Target 2016

Kids all across the country are beginning to board school buses, get into their carpools and gear up for another school year full of...

Prepping for Pre-K and Keeping it Minimal

I feel like it was just yesterday that my son was still latched onto me breastfeeding and I researching on my phone looking into...

Labels for kids make back to school easy

Kids and parents around the globe are counting down the days until school is officially back in session. Supply lists have been posted and...

Healthy and Simple After School Snacks

If you're like most moms, as soon as your child comes through the door after school, you are waiting with baited breath to hear...

Why your child needs music education

It’s not just about a recital, an adorable, proud bow to the audience, or roses thrown at his or her feet during an encore....

8 things to do before your baby heads off to college

The summer before college is an amazing and beautiful time. While you may be working to cope through that your baby is officially (unless...

5 Reasons Why Your Child Needs a Dictionary

In this era of technological advancement, our children are being raised in a time and place where books are being shelved for good, printing...

How to encourage developing fine motor skills

Maybe you’ve heard the term “fine motor skills.” Knee deep in breastfeeding and diapers, you probably didn’t have too much time to think about...

Back to School 2018: Fall Fashions for the Stylish Mom

While most of us moms have likely embraced the internet shopping revolution whole-heartedly, back to school shopping for our kids might just make us...

Back to School 2018: School Bags for the Entire Family

There is something festively fun about picking out a backpack in anticipation of a new school year. From preschoolers to parents, everyone needs a...

10 Tips for Starting Preschool or Kindergarten

Beginning preschool or kindergarten is a milestone. Your “baby” is growing up! Naturally, you may be apprehensive for such a change. Take a deep...

6 Reasons Parents Want Uniforms

  Now that the school year has begun in most of the United States, parents are back to the daily battle of what not to...

BACK TO SCHOOL LUNCH GEAR 2015

Lunch is an essential part of the school day. A nutritious lunch can give your children the energy they need to stay focused, pay...

Exploring the Options for Your Graduating Teen Who is Just Not...

For some of us we still recall the fear and anticipation of the first day of our last year of high school. Our senior...

The Benefits of Keeping Recess in School

Duck, Duck Goose, Mother May I, Hopscotch, Dodgeball, Red Light, Green Light; do any of these games sound familiar? Of course they do. Many...

Back to School 2018: How to Bring Learning Home this Fall

A child's mind is like a sponge, absorbing as much information as they can. Their minds thrive on stimulation, problem-solving, and kinetic learning.  But...

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