Monthly Archive: April 2020

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15 Ways to Help Children Find Normalcy During Difficult Times

Children’s lives have been turned around and upside down like a lot of ours have been recently. How can we help them feel a sense of normalcy and safety? We are now having to stay home. They can no longer go to school, or friends’ houses, or the playground. This is tough on them and tough on us. I know my children loved going to school, loved their teachers, and loved hanging out with friends. They can no longer go to after school activities like soccer or dance. They’ve had to miss field trips and other fun activities. They have...

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Thank You Teachers For All you Do During Distance Learning Homeschool

Can I be honest and say that this Distance Learning Homeschooling is hard! And overwhelming with all the resources being thrown at me all the time! I feel the complete pressure of making my kids are well educated and ready for the next grade! It is a lot! At first, I thought, I can do this. It is not too bad. It is only a couple of weeks, then we have spring break. After Spring break, I only have a couple more weeks of homeschooling before the kids are back in school at the beginning of May. I can do...

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Why is it so Hard to Organize a Toy Room?

You guys, I have a problem! I so desperately want to declutter and organize my kids’ toy room. And I want it to stay organized! I want it to look as organized as the picture above and stay looking nice.  I mean, it’s not terrible and they don’t have way over the top amount of stuff. It is even kind of organized. Like all the train track toys are in one box. So at least one box is organized. Well, at least most of the time! However, all the other boxes are just filled with random toys. It is so...

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Home is Where the Baby Grows

Parenting is hard! We all know that. However, when we parent with love and patience, our children will grow to become independent, caring, and responsible adults.  Our parenting style has a lot to do with how our kids and homes feel. I really believe in positive parenting. In parenting with love. I want to lift my kids up! To help guide them through difficult times. What I want most is for my kids to feel loved and safe! I want them to know I love them more than anything and will always be there for them when they need me. ...