Kids, Montessori Mama

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

Family, Kids

Help! My Child Hates Car Rides! How to Deal with Road-Trip Crankiness

Happy Summer Super Moms!  I am sure your summer is in full-swing and at some point you’re planning to go on vacation. How are you traveling to your destination?  Car?  Plane?  Boat?  Either way, whether driving to the airport, the port, or all the way to your vacation destination,  something all parents struggle with at… Read More Help! My Child Hates Car Rides! How to Deal with Road-Trip Crankiness

Family, Home Organization, Kids, My Blog Journey

Ultimate Bloggers to Follow Series – First Edition

Blogging is hard work.  Anyone who tells you it’s pie-in-the-sky-easy is a liar.  Yep, I just said that.  I absolutely love blogging and sharing my knowledge with other moms in the hopes that my solutions will help them overcome their daily struggles and love the life they live.  But it’s hard work.  I put a… Read More Ultimate Bloggers to Follow Series – First Edition

Family, Kids, The Good Stuff

11 Healthy Ways to Relieve Stress for Busy Moms

Picture this: It’s 3:00pm and the day started out totally productive, yet as the day continues you find about 7.5 million other things that you absolutely HAVE to accomplish today.  Nevermind that you spent 3 whole hours yesterday (on a Sunday too!) cleaning the kitchen from ceiling to floor.  That was nothing.  Today you find yourself… Read More 11 Healthy Ways to Relieve Stress for Busy Moms

Kids

11 Ways to Support Your Child Through Disappointment or Failure

We have all been there.  We have such high hopes and amazing dreams for our children.  We want the best for them and we want them to succeed.  There are all of these things that we want them to do, to be good at, to succeed at, to love, to experience. And then they fail. … Read More 11 Ways to Support Your Child Through Disappointment or Failure

Family, Kids

Child Safety – 4 Ways to Protect Your Children from Predators

While a very serious and scary subject, it is my sincere hope that this post helps you find some additional ways to keep your children safe in today’s society, and that we all look at this as a positive thing from the need for the implementation of a safety plan and being equipped with the tools to do… Read More Child Safety – 4 Ways to Protect Your Children from Predators