Summer School

This was originally posted by the Marion & Polk Early Learning Hub here.

Have you seen the Hub’s most recent newsletter? In this edition a familiar author 😊 mentions the “summer reading slide” and how students can often lose progress they’ve made in reading (and other subjects) over the summer months if they aren’t reading like they did during the school year. Continue reading

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Grieving In Front Of Your Kids

The past several years in our home have been filled with so much joy, so many blessings, and so much to be thankful for. And – they have also been years full of grief, pain, loss, and deep sadness. Many times over the past several years we have had to discuss what we should tell our kids about deaths in the family, chronic illnesses, and losses untouchable. Continue reading

Potato Man

“Jo jo” stories (yes, that’s “jo jo” as in the fried potato) will probably always be one of my favorite things about my son’s childhood. I’ve mentioned them a couple of times in previous blogs, but wanted to feature one example this time as this one is particularly funny and I think has now become my son’s favorite.

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My Favorite Oily Tools from Amazon

Hi Friends!I get a lot of questions about the tools that I use to incorporate Essential Oils into our everyday lives. I thought I would share with you a few of my favorite Amazon finds below 🙂 If you haven’t grabbed your starter kit from me yet head on over here so we can journey together ❤
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Affirmations

This was originally posted by the Marion & Polk Early Learning Hub here.

How often do you say “I love you” to your young children? I’m guessing pretty frequently. We caregivers know the value of assuring our children that they are loved. But, how often do you praise your children? And an even better question…how often do you say “no” or admonish your children for poor behavior?

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