LivingTree – Bridging the gap between parent and teacher

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This is part of a sponsored collaboration with the LivingTree. However, all opinions expressed are my own. Today more than ever, it's so important to be involved in a child's education as well as staying connected and informed with your child's school and teachers. However, staying on top of a child's daily activities, lessons and homework is not always easy. It can be difficult to know exactly what your child is doing … [Read more...]

Six Tips to Prepare Your Child for the New School Year

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This is part of a sponsored collaboration with the PreK12 Plaza. However, all opinions expressed are my own. #PreK12Plaza It's hard to believe that summer break is soon coming to an end. The smell of campfire s'mores will soon be replaced with the smell of new pencils and crayons.  The beginning of a new school year is usually received with many emotions... excitement, hesitation and even worry. There are number of … [Read more...]

Raising culturally aware children

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It's a lovely thought to think that we might be able to raise colorblind children and never have a need to discuss race relations. Unfortunately, children do not grow up colorblind. Teaching children the value of diversity and cultural awareness is crucial. We can't afford to put aside discussions about race with our children. I’m not talking about “We are all equal in Gods eyes" or "Under the skin, we're all the … [Read more...]

#HSTTD Storify

Teach Them Diligently Convention is happening this weekend in Nashville, sadly, I am not there.  However, I have been soaking up  a wealth of wisdom and knowledge from the incredible speakers via Twitter and Facebook. While attending this powerful conference in the flesh can not be replaced, I'm thankful for everyone's tweets and shares across social media platforms. I have created a Storify of today's Teach Them … [Read more...]

Unglued Book & Devotional Prize Pack Giveaway

We have ALL been there, we have all come "unglued" at one point or another. {Sometimes daily} Mothering is a difficult job, throw in homeschooling and its a whole new ball game...right? In reality, this homeschooling journey is simply "parenting". However, mothering is not at all easy and it takes a great deal of patience, sacrifice and more patience. I struggle to keep my emotions in check, my flesh would have me … [Read more...]