Let’s talk about HOW to get kids to do homework, but ALSO how to help YOU know exactly WHY you are doing homework, so that you can be a more effective advocate, cheerleader and helper, when homework comes.
Why SHOULD students have homework? Is it really worth it in the long run? Let’s talk about some of the advantages and disadvantages of homework. SHOULD students have less homework? Honestly, I think so — but let’s talk it through! I had a post go wild on my Facebook page the other day. It was […]
Recently, teachers in Arizona went on strike. This post is going to talk about what happens during a teacher strike, how it works, and what happens to students. **I am writing this just a few days after our teachers returned to school after a strike. Emotions are all over the place, but I want to […]
Today I’m bringing my HUSBAND on to talk about a pretty hot-button topic — how we split up the chores at our house. We’ve both been the main breadwinner in our family, and it has certainly changed how we view chores. Both of us came from families that the mom did most of the household […]
Let’s make a list of household chores in your marriage and divide them with your spouse. How to divide chores fairly between spouses is different for every family. You might even figure out how to get your husband to do chores (when I tell my story). I get a TON of questions on how to […]
Making a trick or treat bag can be a fun way to personalize your kid’s Halloween experience. Plus, by using a light-colored bag and bright heat transfer vinyl it can also add safety for the fun night! My favorite thing about my Cricut Maker is my ability to customize almost any product for my family. […]
Picking your perfect planner is important. If you find one that “fits” you will it will help you set goals, keep your life organized and help you create a life you love. Pick the wrong one, and you won’t use it at all. So, let’s talk about your options: A paper planner has changed how […]
Taking an online breastfeeding class is a GREAT way to learn how to feed your baby. Much of the class is NOT hands-on (as you likely won’t have a baby when you take it) and is easily learned online. Many include awesome graphics and instructional ways to help you understand it well! Online Breastfeeding Classes […]
Spoiling newborns is a question a lot of new moms have. CAN you hold a newborn too much? Is it OK to hold them while they sleep? What are the benefits from all that holding? Can you hold a newborn too much? First off, I want to state categorically that mothers are born with instincts. One […]
I was at a blogging retreat last year when one of the presenters mentioned how important it is to talk to brands in the same way you talk to a high school boyfriend. The importance of not being too interested. Keeping the “game” up. Now, here’s the sad news.