As a Christian family, it’s important to us to have Biblical literature around for our children to read and understand on their own. Once our kids are capable of reading, we like to purchase a devotional for their age and reading level. So, when I had the opportunity to review VeggieTales Every Day With God arrived, I couldn’t … [Read more…]
So often we talk to our kids about bullies. We speak to them about letting an adult know, about staying away and even about standing up to bullies. But, we rarely advise them about being that voice and advocate for others. Let me paint the picture for you. A young child is entering a whole … [Read more…]
Many kids started back-to-school over the last two weeks. I’m sure some were a little nervous, and some were excited. Maybe mom and dad were a bit anxious as well. It’s normal, so no worries. Or did you have a party? My children are still on summer vacation, so we are planning our survival tips this … [Read more…]
If you’re like me, you realize this summer went by pretty quickly. We still have a bit of time before all of our summer fun ends, but we are also in need of back to school preparation. Preparing for back to school can become overwhelming for both parents and children. The best thing I’ve done … [Read more…]
My family just finished our 1st vacation of the summer. It was a great trip visiting with my family in Tennessee. The kids loved spending time with their Granny, Great Granny, and Aunts.
Summer break is here! Parents and children alike are excited. I know I was excited that first day, simply knowing I could sleep past 5:00 a.m. had me bouncing off walls. However, I knew I would be wide awake because I didn’t NEED to get up. SMH Once you get past the first week, I … [Read more…]
Summer break has begun or quickly approaching for many students. Don’t allow your child to encounter the dreaded summer slide educators talk about at the beginning of each year. Let’s avoid the summer learning loss! Parents often ask for suggestions to help their children during the summer. So, here’s a few simple things I recommend:
I love hearing kids read, the excitement they have the first time they read that book to you goes down as one of the greatest memories of parenthood. I still remember the first time each of my girls read to me, I was one proud mama! If you’ve been reading my past post you know … [Read more…]