Three Ways to Get Kids off Devices!

These last couple of months have definitely been trying times for all of us. And, if you are anything like me, it really took a good couple weeks to really sink in! And, as much as I feel like we are in a routine, I’m realizing that my kids are watching a screen...

Unexpected Homeschooling

I still remember seeing the text come through on my phone to inform me that our school district had made the decision to close school the whole week before Spring Break, and then resume the week after Spring Break. Two weeks was a long time…or so I thought....
Build a Home of Readers!

Build a Home of Readers!

As I chatted with my parents while my kids played for just a little longer before taking the 45-minute drive home, some things were said that really hit me hard.  Just like any grandparents who have watched their grandkids for a couple of days, they were telling me...

All About the Manners!

I don’t know about you, but I am ALWAYS trying to teach Ella and Lucas all about manners.  “Cover your mouth when you sneeze,” “Remember to say Please and Thank You,” and many….many others!  Anyone else silently feeling like...

Welcome, welcome!!!

Welcome to my little piece of the internet!! For those of you who don’t know me, allow me to introduce myself!  I’m a small-town Idaho girl living in the “big” metropolis of Boise with my family.  Let’s be honest…when I first moved...