TGIF: Pizza And A Movie- Netflix #StreamTeam

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It’s back to school time and that means early mornings, lots of homework, and busy days.  Getting back into the swing of the new school year definitely makes our family appreciate our weekends a little more.  After a long week at school and work, there’s nothing we love better than relaxing with a great movie […]

Back to School Memories with Staples

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I can remember my son’s very first day of school like it was yesterday.   We were so excited to have enrolled him in three year old kindergarten and he had such a great morning getting prepared before I took him to school.  He woke up without a fuss, ate his breakfast like a champ, and […]

Seasons of Change

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It seems like it has been forever since I updated with a personal post, so I thought I would document some things here for posterity.  That, and my blog has become a real snore! I have a third grader now.  Here he is on his first day of school.  He is doing well and loves […]

Back to School- Teaching Your Kids Kindness & Acceptance with Netflix #StreamTeam

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  If there is one value I have tried to instill in my son, it’s that he should always be kind.  Growing up in a culture where being cruel is often thought of as funny and cool, I want my son to know the difference and be accepting of others, no matter what their differences […]

Avoid the Summer Brain Drain With Netflix #StreamTeam

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  School may be out for summer, but that’s no excuse to let the learning stop.  Along with his summer reading assignments, our son is also learning more about the world around him by watching some really cool shows on Netflix.  So far, his favorite has been When We Left Earth, which explores the various […]

Summer Reading Fun with “Moo-dy Summer Mania” and Borden Dairy

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Hands down, one of the most popular children’s book series that flies off of the shelves in my library is Judy Moody by Megan McDonald. The Judy Moody book series, targeted at 6-9 year olds, is written about a feisty and independent-minded girl who finds herself in fun and adventurous scenarios in each individual book […]

School Lunch Planning Made Easy with MOMables (Review & Giveaway)

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When I was growing up, I felt super special when my mom packed a lunch for me.  Not that our school cafeteria didn’t serve great meals, but there was just something about my mom packing my lunch in my little Strawberry Shortcake lunchbox that made that part of the day so much better.  Naturally, when […]