By Whitney Blakeslee Chilly weather, gloomy skies, and early evening darkness arrive every winter and leave many of us feeling a bit “blah.” What can we do to beat these wintertime blues? Whenever you feel winter is weighing you down, a mental health day is in order! Take a day off work but leave your child(…)
By Whitney Blakeslee Whether you are part of the New Year’s resolution crew, the “I’ll start on Monday” crowd, or even if you hate making goals altogether, there is a better way to approach this. Most people talk about goals, but I want to push you to think about habits. Goals alone won’t deliver results, but a(…)
By Vicki Little Can you imagine what it must feel like to be a kid who has attention issues? Here’s an idea: You are constantly chastised in class for not paying attention and not sitting still. Then you are scolded for not staying focused — even though you try your hardest to do just that! While(…)
By Vicki Little Once kids are in elementary school, the learning happens fast, and sometimes it can be hard to keep up. If only we could get them to spend as much time practicing their math skills as they spend playing on iPads, they would be getting A’s with ease! Luckily, app developers have thought(…)
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By Vicki Little One of the best ways to get your child to increase their proficiency in math is to get them to do a bit of math every day. Let’s face it though, the thought of “doing math” is not very enticing — for either of you. However, if you frame that math as(…)
By Vicki Little As sad as it is to see summer coming to an end, we often feel a collective sigh of relief as a sense of order returns to the house once more. Hopefully. If you aren’t prepared for the sudden, hectic schedules, you can start on a downward slide to chaos before the(…)
By Vicki Little As a sentimental mom, I like to keep certain things. I have a box of shirts I want to make into a quilt one day. I save silly cards my kids give me, and I treasure those sweet little favorite items they have outgrown. My kids are aware of my sentimental side,(…)