How to prevent summer learning loss.

I’ve been meaning to upload this blog post all summer but some how I’m just not getting around to it. It’s almost summer which means (some) of our children will be out of school for 2-3 months! It’s well understood that on average students lose academic foundation often times referred to as “summer learning loss” or “summer…

reading challenge update | reading with children

I just realized how much I have been slacking on keeping you all updated with my yearly reading challenge update. I honestly have been slacking in a lot of fields but sometimes life gets in the way of things and the tower of priorities start fumbling around.  For those of you who need a reminder….

MAY

The month of May is going to be a busy month for me as far as being a mom goes. My little girl is graduating Kindergarten and she’ll be turning SIX YEARS OLD. I cannot believe I’ll be the mother of a six year old. Another important thing happening in May, she’ll also have her…

Mom Guilt.

Dealing with Mom Guilt Mom Guilt is the feeling of guilt, doubt, anxiousness or uncertainty experienced by mothers when they worry they’re failing or falling short of expectations in some way. For many moms–particularly new, working or single moms–the variables that contribute to this phenomenon are numerous and intense.   I recently went on what…

Kindergarten Readiness.

It’s so hard for me to believe but my little one starts kindergarten this year! As a mother I’ve been doing my best to prepare her in more ways than one. I’ve been doing some research about what she needs to know and how to make sure that she’s ready. She was in daycare which…