Our daughter loved learning about different countries in her kindergarten social studies curriculum. She wanted to do all the lessons in one day! So when we read Fancy Nancy's Fancy Day in room 1A she was sold. We were going to create our own fancy day at home. If you aren't familiar with … [Read more...] about Kids Activity to Build Cultural Awareness: Fancy Day at Home
A few months ago our youngest daughter had a medical emergency. Our world is in a middle of a pandemic and the last place we want to end up is the emergency room with our baby. We tried to remain calm, but I think our other kids sensed our anxiety. Our oldest daughter, without prompting folded … [Read more...] about How to Teach Your Children to Pray Powerful Prayers!
I'll be honest, I never really thought of the dangers of being married to a physician until last month. Last week my husband worked in the hospital for 7 days straight. The day before his 7 day stretch I broke down in tears, I was nervous. For him. For our family. For the world. But … [Read more...] about 5 Meaningful Ways to Support Health Care Workers Today
A few months ago I swore off all kids toys. I couldn't image having any more. Then quarantine hit our country and I found myself online shopping like never before. 😂 Anyone else? There have been a few flops, but I've also found some of the best toys for kids ages 4 to 6. A lot of them are … [Read more...] about The Best Toys For Kids Ages 4 to 6 To Buy RIGHT NOW
Over the years there have been times where I've struggled to find purpose in my day to day mothering. Now that we've been home under quarantine for a month, these thoughts have crept up again. Do I have a true purpose? Am I really making a difference in this world? How do I find … [Read more...] about The Best Way to Find Purpose as a Stay at Home Mom
Wow. These past few weeks have left me speechless more times than I can count. I used to complain about the 30 minute drive to my daughter's school every morning and now that's a moot point. Because we aren't driving anywhere and I'm in charge of teaching her for most likely the rest of the … [Read more...] about 7 Effective Strategies to Promote Social and Emotional Development