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5 Morning Routine Hacks for Back To School

We have begun a new season of life… This year, for the first time ever, we decided to send our five-year-old to a traditional school. While the first day of kindergarten can be emotional and hard for any parent, this was particularly hard for me because we have been home preschooling from the beginning (and…

Organization Tips for Homeschool Spaces

I am a blog ambassador for Lakeshore Learning and am compensated for my work. I receive product free of charge, but all my thoughts and opinions are 100% my own. A place for everything and everything in its place It’s time to organize and prepare our homeschool room! That means I am organizing (and reorganizing!)…

Send your kids back to school in style with this rockin' guitar lunch box!

Guitar Case Lunch Box that ROCKS!

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Apollo Box. All opinions and images are my own. Buying school supplies is a glorious thing And very few things beat the smell of a fresh box of crayons! But after shopping from classroom supply lists, picking out new school clothes, and getting a new backpack, buying…

Name recognition puzzle for preschoolers

Back-to-School Name Recognition Puzzle

What’s in a name? My name (Clarissa), never was good at being shortened. And the only affectionate suffix it ever got was a low hum (na-na-na-na-na…nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh…you know you sang that 😉 ) Our oldest son has a pretty unique name (Cannon…or as we like to call him, “Cannon Ball”). Our youngest son has a slightly…

A Tale of Two Bibles

“You shall love the Lord your God with all heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment. And the second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” Mark 22:37-39 Today I’m writing about something a little bit different. Normally I reserve this space…

5 Ways to Support a Child’s Personal Style

This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of OshKosh B’gosh; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. Do your kids have their own sense of style? My five-year-old is becoming much more particular about his clothes these days. He knows what he likes and wants to show who he is through…

Painting with Toy Kitchen Tools

Anyone else love a good process art activity? We do! Process art is my favorite because it allows my kids to be creative and enjoy the process of creating art (versus being fixated on a final product). When you have one child who is a perfectionist (will melt down if his work doesn’t look exactly…