Tips and Tricks · Winter

10 Tips to Beating the Winter Blues and Finding Joy

It is FRREEEEZZZING, it is rainy or snowy, it gets dark so early, you have to scrape ice off your windows in the morning. I could go on and on. Winter can be hard. Winter can get a person feeling down. I have had years where winter is a depressing time for me. This year,…… Continue reading 10 Tips to Beating the Winter Blues and Finding Joy

School · Tips and Tricks

Stopping the Homework Hassle

Homework. Homework can be something negative and dreadful causing whining, crying, discouragement, and tempers (can I get an amen?!?!). Or homework can become part of your routine. We prefer the later. We have a pretty consistent After School Routine (you can read about that here). Homework is a big part of that, and as we…… Continue reading Stopping the Homework Hassle

School · Tips and Tricks · Workin' it Wednesdays

Workin’ it Wednesday: Getting Geared Up for School

Today I am linking up with Shay and Erika for Workin’ It Wednesday. As a teacher, back to school is like my Super Bowl. I love all the new supplies, backpacks, cute new outfits and shoes, excitement, shiny gym floors, and the promise of a new year and the fact that Fall is around the…… Continue reading Workin’ it Wednesday: Getting Geared Up for School

Show and Tell Tuesday · Tips and Tricks

Show and Tell Tuesday: What’s On Your Phone

Hello! Today I am linking with Andrea for her Show and Tell Tuesday link-up. Today we are talking all about our phones! I have to be honest, my phone is not my favorite thing in the world. If you are a family or friend, you know that I do better with texts or Snapchat. Brandon…… Continue reading Show and Tell Tuesday: What’s On Your Phone

Summer · Tips and Tricks

S’more Loving: An Indoor S’More Bar

We LOVE S’mores around this place. Love them. Summer and fall, you can bet a special treat is s’mores. The weather has been a little cranky here in Washington and while s’more outside has not been ideal, s’mores inside is always a good idea. Here is what you will need to set up your station.…… Continue reading S’more Loving: An Indoor S’More Bar