Stride Rite Phibian Summer Shoe Deal under $27 Shipped! Hot!

Sneakers without socks that can go in the water and not stink!  I found these and thought they’d be the perfect answer for my daughter since she has school until the end of June.  With a price of $38 and … Continue reading →

When More Might Be Less

People will often comment, ” I want my kids to have more than I did.”  My kids have a playroom, a pool, a stream, a swing set, a zip line, plenty of electronics, and acres of land.  When it comes … Continue reading →


Lyrics 2 Learn Boosting Reading Fluency Through Music

Oral reading fluency can create the bridge between decoding and reading comprehension.  With proper fluency and expression, students are able to focus on the meaning of the text and less on decoding.  So reading with automatically is a  critical skill, … Continue reading →

Guest Post Celiac 

My friend shared this eye opening post and I knew that it could potentially help many others who aren’t recognizing the symptoms of Celiac . Please take the time to read and share.  Are you a parent with a child … Continue reading →

Scholastic Qualty Books Cheap! 

As if Scholastic didn’t already have both my heart and wallet, they just got even better. Each week Scholastic is offering a high quality title for $1. This makes quality literature even more affordable than ever and allows teachers to … Continue reading →


Mama Bear and Me

It was last week and I was using my final bit of energy to read my daughter a story before bed.  We are between Junie B. Jones and fairies right now so see grabbed a picture book, The Berenstain Bears … Continue reading →

Would You Rather… The Parenting  Edition

Let’s me be honest while parenting is truly the most important and rewarding job of my life…it also be tricky, annoying, and down right exhausting. So this post speaks to those not so stellar parenting moments.  Would you rather be … Continue reading →


“The Mystery Beanie Baby” Reward System

If you are around my age, you may remember the huge beanie baby craze.  People were spending a fortune to grab the hottest versions which were the most collectible.  As with most crazes, it passed and families had hoards of … Continue reading →

Shoo Fly Pie? 

While my daughter was reading the book Fly Guy last week, the kids got it in their minds that they must try Shoo Fly pie. They convinced my mom to make one. I knew it wouldn’t go well… there are … Continue reading →

Bring Dry Erase Markers Back to Life

I have spent at least $150 on dry erase markers this school year. While first grade students are sweet and joy filled, some aren’t always ever so careful with their supplies. That means dry erase markers completely drying out sometimes … Continue reading →