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A Silver Lining to Kids Having to Frequently Be in The Hospital or Doctor’s Office?

The Medical Merry-Go-Round “Ok, I’ll see you back here again in 9 months! She’s doing great!” Those are some of the most refreshing words I’ve heard. 9 months! We’ve been blessed with healthy kids, overall. Really, almost our whole family has been physically healthy…

13 Essentials for the Homeschool Preschool Classroom

I’ve homeschooled for 10 years. That’s kind of amazing to me, since I once vowed I’d never homeschool my kids and felt pressured to start on a year-by-year basis out of necessity (one son’s special needs)…I’d have never believed you if you’d told me…

8 Great Picture Books for Preschoolers

Let’s talk about book lists. I plan out monthly themes. I carefully pick out books ahead of time. We attempt a beautifully curated basket time. I intend to share those lists here on the blog. But one of the most beautiful things to me…

What is Mama Rhythm?

What exactly do I mean when I refer to “mama rhythm”?  Well, there is a long answer and a short answer to those questions. Let’s start with the short answer.  Mama rhythm is the vibe, feeling, or atmosphere a mother sends out through her…

How to Make Custom Etched Drinking Glasses – Using Your Kids’ Drawings

Guess what? You don’t need a Dremel tool or etching machine to etch glass! You know those super cute custom-etched canning jars, glasses, and glass baking dishes on pinterest and etsy? Many of them were probably made with etching cream. I love this stuff,…

Empower Your Child To Be Kind And Assertive

At just three years old, our daughter Bear is very outgoing most of the time. There are times she’s timid, but usually that’s more because she needs food or sleep than because she feels shy. She usually loves greeting people. And she loves the…

Quick and Easy Mother’s Day DIY Decorated Flower Pots

Here is a simple, quick, and adorable DIY Mother’s Day gift idea that works great in a small classroom setting: Custom decorated flower pots, personalized with photos. Aren’t they adorable?  It might be a bit much to try with a large class, but with…