You want to make your own place value unit that uses hands-on interesting activities, but who has time to go through the whole internet finding the best ones. This list is your time saver. See the best activities and products to help make learning enjoyable for you and your family. This post contains affiliate links. Read […]
Bike riding is a low impact, accessible way to get exercise and more importantly (if you have kids) a way to get out of the house. How do you bike ride when the kids are little? I have tried several different products. This post gives the pros and cons of my 3 favorite ways.
My children have asked to learn what multiplication is, so I have created a few story problems for them to explore. And now I am sharing them with you. The download is at the bottom of this post. The download includes, 3 story problems with 4 ways to solve each and a discussion ideas card […]
I know. I said earlier that our bedtime troubles were banished. Well, I thought they were. We went about 6 weeks with zero troubles. Zero! No drama. Nothing. I thought, “This is so awesome, I’m going to blog about it.” Maybe that was the problem, because not long after that our easy bedtime routine started […]
How do we make math come alive? We live it. When we delight in things, they take on life from our delight. But it’s easy to get sidetracked. Standards cry out to us, “They should be learning this.” Well-meaning adults question if our child is learning. And there’s always that worry in the back of […]
I have a perfectionist. She will refuse any task I give her. She just assumes she is not going to do it right the first time, so why try. Because of this, I gave up on handwriting a long time ago. It was not worth the effort it took to get her to try and there […]
I don’t know if it was because we miscarried before having Joy or if it was because my children were almost three years older than the last time we had a baby, but my children were very excited about Joy being born. Very excited. Once she was born, there was no keeping them away from […]
Joy recently turned 4 months old. Isn’t she cute! I was realizing that soon she would be big enough for the exersaucer. I looked around the house and wondered, “Where are we going to put it?” We had the same problem when Faith(3) was a baby. We ended up moving it all the time because […]