The stressed out morning. We've all been there. Some of us find ourselves there more often than not. It's that time when you have more things to accomplish than time in which to do so. Sometimes the stress comes from waking up late. Sometimes it comes from trying to locate a missing favorite toy or homework. Sometimes the stress just swoops in out of the blue and causes complete chaos. However, the ultimate foe in keeping everyone upbeat and on time can be avoided. By simplifying ... Continue Reading
By simplifying your mornings, you can help minimize the stress felt by everyone in the family and make back to school a breeze.
10 practical must-have products to keep your child’s dorm room clean and organized enough.
It’s hard for me to believe that my little baby boy is heading off to begin his freshman year of college in less than four weeks. Where does the time go … but that’s a topic and blog for another day. So as I get ready to send him on his merry independent way and ensure that he keeps health inspectors at bay - here are 10 practical must-have products to keep his dorm room clean and organized enough. By the way … in addition to these it’s always a good idea to give your college ... Continue Reading
Quick tips for easy meal planning by implementing a master grocery list.
Making a grocery shopping list isn't always easy, and sometimes can be a downright bore of a chore. But there are a few simple tips you can use to easily create your meal plan for the week - and save a little time and money in the process: Make a Master List One day I sat down and wrote out all the meals we like to eat. I made a list of breakfasts, lunches, dinners, side items, and snacks. I created this list so I could easily go down the list of foods to create our meal plan. This also ... Continue Reading
A home-based toddler classroom should be literacy-rich and foster opportunities for structured, rule-governed play and unstructured imaginative play.
Homeschooling has become a trending option for stay-at-home moms nowadays. The Home Education Study Institute (NHERI) found that since 2003, the number of homeschooled students has more than doubled and is steadily increasing at a rate of 15% annually. School usually begins at age 3, but because children develop so rapidly between 12 and 36 months, it is important not to overlook the need for a learning environment for this age group. While published curriculum options are available for ... Continue Reading