First Day of School Letter Board Ideas

It’s that time of year when your social media feeds are absolutely FLOODED with photos of kids holding signs on their first day of school. I absolutely love seeing how my friends’ and families’ kids have grown…especially when they are dragging their feet and putting on a sour puss for the first day of school. […]

Flytographer–My Favorite Travel Hack

I’m photo obsessed. There, I said it. I absolutely LOVE taking photos and not just to share them on social media. They are for ME. Because as most moms know, we are the keeper of ALL THE THINGS, from field trip forms to schedules to our family’s memories. You see, I snap a ton of […]

How to Win the Summer Reading Battle

As a Reading Specialist, I can tell you with 100% certainty that the summer slide is REAL. I swear, once the final bell rings, kids think that anything academic is thrown out the window. Now I’m not saying that you should have kids doing worksheets all summer long instead of drinking from the hose and […]

Fun Ways to Give a Gift Card

It’s that time of year when those Pinterest perfect moms make the rest of us feel like crap since we are overwhelmed by the chaos that is May and the last thing on our minds is creating an adorable, Instagram-worthy teacher gift. But have no fear, you have a former teacher here who wants to […]

Busy Weeknight Dinner Hacks

There’s something about Spring that sends moms like me into panic mode. Maybe it’s scrambling to set up summer plans so my kids aren’t at each other’s throats on a daily basis, or it’s because of the crazy sports schedule (these rain make up baseball and soccer sessions are slowly killing me), or it’s the […]

A Kid’s Guide to March Madness

Is there anything better than a day filled with buzzer beaters and Cinderella stories? How about when your kids happily watch all the March Madness games WITH you? You see, we are a sports loving family and one of our most favorite times of year is when college basketball dominates TV screens across the country. […]