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10 Things You Can Do To Grow Your Blog Following by Thousands in 30 Days

Sometimes social media sucks.  Sometimes it’ll rock your world.  Algorithms change and social media and Pinterest can be temperamental.   Build your email list.  It’s the only thing that’s yours.  Trust me –  I am experiencing this first hand – Instagram is NOT my friend right now.  The cute caption on the photo of my… Read More 10 Things You Can Do To Grow Your Blog Following by Thousands in 30 Days

Montessori Mondays, Practical Life

Montessori Monday – Learning to Let Go – Teaching Your Child How to Be Independent

The hardest thing to do as a mom is to learn to let go.  You’ve held on tight for so long.  It’s easy when they’re little to hold on tight, and it’s helpful to be the only one in control – in charge – of everything.  But those babies grow into toddlers and then they… Read More Montessori Monday – Learning to Let Go – Teaching Your Child How to Be Independent

Kids and Family

3 Things Every Parent Needs When Assigning Chores – A Family Accountability Plan

We have all been here:  It’s been quite the crazy day.  Everything that could possibly happen in the day to throw you off your game happens.  All of a sudden it’s 8:00pm and dinner is barely finished, homework needs to be done, agendas need to be signed, the kitchen is a wreck and no one… Read More 3 Things Every Parent Needs When Assigning Chores – A Family Accountability Plan

Kids and Family

Breaking the Boredom Cycle: Hometown Summer Boredom Busters

The definition of insanity is to do something over and over while expecting different results.   Summer time can be the epitome of ‘insanity’.  We plan summer activities for months ahead of time (or maybe the year gets away from us – every year) – and all of a sudden school is out and your… Read More Breaking the Boredom Cycle: Hometown Summer Boredom Busters

Montessori Mondays, Practical Life

Montessori Monday: A Lesson in Grace and Courtesy – 5 Golden Phrases All Children Must Learn

 Although sometimes in today’s society it seems like they are, grace and courtesy are not a lost art.  My kids still say yes ma’am, yes sir, please, thank you, and may I please.  My sons hold the door for me when we walk in or out of somewhere, and my youngest opens the car door… Read More Montessori Monday: A Lesson in Grace and Courtesy – 5 Golden Phrases All Children Must Learn

Kids and Family

Simple Solutions for Busy Weeknight Dinners: 5 Tips to Make Dinner Time Less Stressful

 I’m not lazy.  I am all about simple solutions to make everyday life better.   In fact, I will work extremely hard to find a simple solution for a mom struggle for 2 reasons:  1.  To make sure it actually works, and 2. so I can share my solutions with you to make your life easier.… Read More Simple Solutions for Busy Weeknight Dinners: 5 Tips to Make Dinner Time Less Stressful

Ultimate Bloggers to Follow

Ultimate Bloggers to Follow: Mommy Bloggers Edition!

 Each month, I meet new bloggers through Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest who are absolutely amazing.  I decided to write a monthly series to showcase these amazing bloggers and help them get their names out there.  This month, I am showcasing a number of extraordinary “Super Moms” if you will – a very special group of… Read More Ultimate Bloggers to Follow: Mommy Bloggers Edition!

Montessori Mondays

5 Simple Tips on How to Implement the Montessori Method at Home for Newbies

Have you ever walked into someone’s house, knowing they have kids, and wondered how kids live there – or IF the kids actually do live there – because there are no signs of them?  The house is perfect, not a speck of dust or a toy out of place – no toys even visible.  No… Read More 5 Simple Tips on How to Implement the Montessori Method at Home for Newbies

Facebook, Ultimate Bloggers to Follow

The Blue Sky Challenge

I am so excited to announce that I have been nominated for the Blue Sky Tag Blog Challenge by Nabeeda of World of Nabeeda!   I love all of these Blogger Challenges and Awards because not only does it give me some exposure on other blogs, it gives me the opportunity to check out other amazing… Read More The Blue Sky Challenge

Culture, Language, Montessori Mondays, Practical Life, Sensorial and Math

Montessori Monday: An Introduction to Why Montessori Education is the Only Preschool Education You Need

There is a buzz in the early childhood education world that sometimes, though not as frequently as it should, spills over into the primary education world.  In our house, my husband playfully calls it “The ‘M’ Word” because he knows that the moment someone speaks this word to me, a very excited conversation erupts and… Read More Montessori Monday: An Introduction to Why Montessori Education is the Only Preschool Education You Need