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Ready or not-here it comes! Back to school countdown is ON and whether I’m ready for 4 kids in 3 schools doesn’t matter because-it’s happening.  Pro-Tip #1: This one takes taking a step back in time-or locking away for end of next school year-REUSE those half used notebooks, never sharpened pencils and still usable dry […]

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Back to School


It’s that time of year again.   The buses are gassed and ready for kids, classrooms have fresh bulletin boards, the little ones have new backpacks and the pantry is filled with snacks. It’s time for school to start!!! As I prepared everything for my kids to begin a new year, I realized there are so […]

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This post was republished with permission from Becca at Who Arted. Back to School Interviews are a fun way to document your child’s changing preferences and personality throughout their school years! The concept is easy: have your little one fill out the below interview at the beginning of each school year. By the time he or […]

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being a scout mom

Whether it be Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts or even Girl Scouts, Scouting is a place where children learn valuable character building and life lessons.  It is not all knot tying, cookie/popcorn selling, and patches.  While there are all three of those things, there is so much more. My world of Scouting started long before I […]

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last day of school

school’s out for summer

I love celebrating.  I am always finding ways to celebrate the little things in our life.  The Last Day of School is no exception!  As summer gets closer and closer, we are all having wonderful dreams.  No homework, sleeping in, days with nowhere to be, and the possibility of so many fun activities over the […]

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the importance of showing up

School has officially started and many of us have gotten back into the routine that fall brings. Earlier wake ups, quick breakfasts, last-minute homework, and bus stops may now be part of your morning. You know that sending your kids to school prepared is important. Full bellies and backpacks. But in September, it’s a good time […]

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Homeschool Picture

how to talk to a homeschool mom

Moms, we are all in this together.  Every good parent wants the best for their child.  The best looks different for each family.  In the spirit of “Oh my goodness, I didn’t realize I was offending you!” I desire to share from my own experience and the experiences of other homeschooling mothers (special thanks to […]

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homework tips | ask the expert

If you are anything like us, you have burning questions that you want answered. That’s why we’re starting this new series – it’s a chance to get questions answered by local experts. Today, we’re turning to our friends at Rivermont Collegiate to answer one of our questions about something some parents dread … homework. And […]

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