Autumn Teatime Poetry Inspiration

Fall is officially here and with school well underway, my kids wasted no time in asking if we could conduct a teatime poetry, one of their favorite school pastimes. We love teatime poetry, and in the past it has taken a lot of work on my end – setting a table, selecting the readings, creatingContinue reading “Autumn Teatime Poetry Inspiration”

Kindergarten at Home: a day in the life of us

It’s already September and we’ve been working and playing our way through Kindergarten for nearly a month now! It’s been a while since I’ve updated on our family, so I thought this would be the perfect time to share what life is like for us this fall.

15 Ways to Turn Around a Chaotic Homeschooling Day

The amazingly creative learning activity you planned was a total bust and ended in toddler tears. You lost your keys somewhere between changing the baby’s diaper and packing the snacks for after soccer practice. The kids’ bad attitudes are quickly growing contagious, and you have absolutely zero plan for dinner. I’ve been here. So manyContinue reading “15 Ways to Turn Around a Chaotic Homeschooling Day”

Christmas Cheer – Lifestyle Post Roundup

Between helping with (and having kids involved in) children’s choir, teaching a preschool class on Wednesday nights, teaching piano lessons 3 out of 5 evenings, and all the holiday buzz in general, my December plate is pretty full!