As parents, it can be frustrating when our kids show attitudes of ungratefulness and entitlement. We want them to express appreciation for the things they have and not complain about what they don’t have. It can be upsetting and even embarrassing when our kids are ungrateful. We want our kids to be thankful for what they have but what can we do? When we put our focus on the blessings in our ... Read More about 10 Simple Activities to Develop Gratitude in Your Children
Your day is filled with to-dos and household tasks. Grocery shopping, dishes, cleaning, ten more loads of laundry. Picking up toys (where in the world did all those toys come from anyways??). Breaking up an argument between your kids. And feeding mouths every. single. day. It continuous and exhausting at times. So the thought of some help, like a cleaning person and personal ... Read More about A Simple Five-Step System to Get Your Kids Started on Chores (when you’ve tried before with not so good results)
As I saw the news come through on my Instagram feed I couldn't believe it. Was I really reading this correctly? Did this sweet momma and several family members really die in a house fire the night before? What devastating news. I met Mandy at a conference a year and a half ago and I while I never personally got to know her I have enjoyed reading her blog posts and social media posts. I remember ... Read More about Live well. Love well. End well.
This post contains affiliate links. For more information, please see my disclosure policy. I'm not sure how long this sale will last but right now Amazon has some wonderful children's books at 50% or more off the regular price! These are really great prices for books to add to your home library or for gifts. These are just some of the excellent titles I saw on sale: We recently did a Five in a ... Read More about Favorite Children’s Books 50% off
As a homeschooler I have learned the importance of me finding ways to enjoy our studies as much as the children do. After all, there won't be much joy or excitement in our homeschool if the teacher is b.o.r.e.d. One of the things I really enjoy doing is putting unit studies together. I love finding books to include and fun activities that everyone will enjoy. And I like finding ways to include ... Read More about The Bee Tree ~ Five in a Row Unit Study