Creating A Positive Back To School Experience

This post is in partnership with Disney Books Group Izzy will be starting school this fall. This will be our first time being away from each other on a schedule. Izzy has stayed with her grandparents for sleepovers and I’ve been away from her while settling the house after our move and while taking a…

Thank-o-Rama ~ Explaining being Thankful to Kids

This post is in partnership with Disney Books Group May is Thank-o-Rama month! Although my daughter Izzy is only 4, she has a big personality and lots of feelings. Izzy and I discuss feelings often, but we don’t frequently discuss what we are thankful for or what being thankful means. So before I get into…

Because by Mo Willems & Our “Because” Inspired Moment

This post is in partnership with Disney Books Group We LOVE books in this house. Being an educator and birth through five education major, I’ve built quite the collection. As you can imagine, teachers build a mini library of their own books. Especially teachers, like myself, that taught preschool age through elementary. I have bins…

How To Make Traveling With Kids Easier

This post may contain affiliate links. A purchase made from these links may bring this blog a small commission, which helps keep the blog running. Traveling can be stressful especially when you travel with children. I have been traveling with Izzy since she was 3 months old. Here are some tips for how to make…

Educational Fall Activities To Do With Your Kids

1. Visit A Pumpkin Patch 2. Have A Scavenger Hunt 3. Create A Fall Fairy Garden 4. Cook Pumpkin Seeds 5. Coloring Fall themed coloring pages Autumn Wreath coloring page Trick or Treat coloring page Jack O Lantern coloring page Haunted House coloring page Turkey and Foliage coloring page Create A Turkey coloring page Give…

5 Ways to Help Your Child Flourish In Kindergarten and Beyond

This post is sponsored by KinderCare. As always all thoughts and opinions are 100% my own. 1. Teach your child manners. For of course school, but more importantly life your child needs to learn manners. Teach them interrupting is not polite, use the words please and thank you and show them why it’s important to…

Finding Quality Rated Child Care in Georgia

This post is sponsored by GEEARS Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students; however, all thoughts and opinions are my own.” Being an educator, I find myself constantly looking at ways to turn any moment into a teaching moment for Izzy. Let me give you a little background first. In case you don’t already know,…

Raising Respectful Children for Out to Eat Bliss

I want to say, my kid isn’t perfect. But I have put in a lot of effort to get a child who is well behaved in a restaurant. She tests me and really puts my educational background to use. I taught preschool gen ed and special education in a brick and motor setting. That means…

How To Make Your Child’s Vision A Priority

This post is sponsored by Think About Your Eyes however the content and opinions expressed here are my own. By now, most kids are out of school for the summer, and with the warmth comesthe opportunity to enjoyoutdoor play. Izzy lives to be outside in the garden, playing on the playground, swimming in the pool,…

Saving This Summer For Road Trips

This post is sponsored by Kroger, however all thoughts and opinions are 100% my own. We took our first big road trip early this summer. (I mean, I know it wasn’t officially summer… but it was warm and we are well beyond spring weather here in Georgia.) Anyway, Izzy did great in the car! Now…