Thanksgiving activities for kids are the PERFECT way to naturally teach social skills in a way that makes sense to kids. Holidays area easily one of my favorite way to teach both social and life skills because kids (and adults) love holidays. Everyone is willing to put in a little effort to make the day […]
Whether someone is preparing for a job interview, or thinking about broader life goals, knowing your strengths and weaknesses is essential to making choices. Often times, these are asked for in job interviews or scholarship applications and teens and young adults have no idea what to say that honestly represents them. As parents, we often
Are you trying to figure out how to overcome loneliness as a stay at home mom. Over the years, I have seen many women silently struggle in this area. A common problem when people first choose to stay home…or perhaps begin homeschooling is a feeling of being very isolated or apart from other people
You may be wondering, how do I find Mom’s Groups near me? After all, community is important. And as moms, we know that we will always prioritize the needs of our kids over our own. But that can lead to moms feeling isolated and without a community of women to support them individually and on
Making homeschool friends is something people are concerned about even before they decide to homeschool. If you make homeschool friends easily, it is not always easy to figure out how to help your kids do the same. 1. Making Friends Isn’t Easy For Everyone For many years, I Ied a homeschool co-op and watched this
Do you need to save money on groceries and still eat well? Is inflation destroying your budget and causing you stress? You are not alone. I have 12 tips here that our family of 11 uses to manage food costs and save on groceries. Try one or try them all!
30 Study Skills for Middle School & High School w/ Free Printable (+SOAR Study Skills Curriculum Review!)
How can I teach study skills for middle school or high school students? Have you ever thought this? I certainly have. The teen years can present many challenges and we want to set our kids up for success! Maybe you have a child that is very intelligent but also disorganized. Maybe you have a child that
Conversation starters for kids and teens are a key tool to developing natural social skills that work in any environment. Adults with great social skills often struggle to teach these to their kids. After all, It is hard to teach what we didn’t have to learn!
Are you looking for simple and inexpensive mom’s night ideas but not sure where to start? Starting a mom’s night is a great way to build community and connection with other women and it doesn’t have to be expensive or difficult.
Over the last couple of years, I made a new resolution…”Be Kind to Yourself.” A year or so ago, I had to get a new driver’s license and so I had the old and the new to compare. It was clear from the two pictures that over the 4 years in between, I had started to take better care of myself.