My oldest just turned 13 years old and it was time for us to update and redo her room! Thankfully my hubby is super handy and always has some unique ideas he can do himself and incorporate. For my daughter - she loves sports and to play video games, so he created a fun "game… Continue reading Teen Room Ideas
I never thought that I would have to raise my daughters to know that they are equal with men, deserve the same respect as a man, make the same pay as a man, have the same opportunities as a man, etc. etc. etc. I naively thought that's the way the world would be = everyone… Continue reading Is this really a Man’s world…still today in 2019??
Please check out this video from my FAVORITE Miss Rachel Hollis! It something great for young and old to hear, but defiantly our boys and girls out there that need some extra encouragement about who they are! The 5 points she discusses: 1. Confidence - be who YOU are! Be confident in you and who… Continue reading Big Sister Advice from Rachel Hollis
Hey everyone, in my area camping season is coming to an end and unfortunately we may not be camping next year 😦 we found mold in our trailer and it is not fixable...at least for us right now. However, I hope we do get another one because even though I never camped before my husband… Continue reading CAMPING GO TO IDEAS
these are my staples, basically I love to be prepared and so do my kiddos! so whatever I can do to start prepare them for a new school year, the better 🙂
Start preparing your kids for school ahead of time, like more than the day before 😉
All 3 of my kids have some type of anxiety around school (really who doesn’t?) so starting to prepare them (and reminders for me)is key for our family!
Here are some tips we use at our house:
- Reading– start reading some books about going back to school. I have one that is going into Pre-K (or Young Fives) so I do this mostly with him. Here are a few favorites
- Bedtime routine – Again, this is probably most important for my little guy. However, sleep is important for all ages (even mamas too). so starting to ease into a earlier bedtime a few weeks before or the week of, works well for everyone in the family!
- School Preparation Date – Make School exciting for the kids and take them, individually, on a date…
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Check out this Instagram post: http://www.instagram.com/p/B0Rz-Ldg67I/ I thought this was such a sweet story...her mom thought she was failing but she was actually creating an everlasting memory that was one her daughters favorite! ❤️ Don't we all feel like we're failing sometimes as a mom? (or as a parent, or spouse, daughter,worker, etc.) Why? If… Continue reading Mom Fail ?? Maybe that’s not how your child sees it 🤔
Bike Safety Tips and Articles https://healthbeat.spectrumhealth.org/bicycle-safety/ Top 10 Bike Helmets for Kids https://healthbeat.spectrumhealth.org/bicycle-safety/ https://healthbeat.spectrumhealth.org/bicycle-safety/ These are some great ideas! Safety always first! Please make your kiddos and YOU wear a helmet! I was always so concerned about my kids but then one night I was riding in a park after it rained and I had… Continue reading Bike Safety