Category Archives: School Age Days

If you have school age children, chances are you know that STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. You may also already know that this isn’t just an important group of skills for high schoolers. In fact, the earlier kids start engaging in STEM activities, the better chance they have of competing with their […]

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Leyna’s current obsession is fire safety. She’s literally dancing around my office right now singing, “Fire safety!” She’s also decorated my office wall with the family escape plan she made at school today. This is a post sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association and Sparky.org. In fact, when the National Fire Protection Association reached […]

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My daughter was supposed to grow up and play with wooden dolls, and handmade toys. She was supposed to make fairy gardens outside while wearing butterfly wings I would purchase from Etsy. This post is sponsored by Monster High, a brand my 5-year-old daughter has quickly fallen in love with… and that was never supposed […]

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Keep them talking. I don’t feel confident about much when it comes to parenthood, I’m no expert, but I’m pretty sure that’s one of the most important parts. Keep. Them. Talking. In fact, it’s the basis of the #TalkEarly campaign for Responsiblity.org, who is sponsoring this post. Granted, it’s pretty easy now. The kids are […]

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She cried at bedtime 2 nights ago because I told her there were still 8 days left until school starts. “That’s going to take forever!” she sobbed. He cried at bedtime 2 nights ago because I told him there were only 8 days left until school starts. “What?! NO! Are you kidding me?! I don’t […]

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