7 Back to School Tips for my Teen Daughters

Back to School Advice for my Daughters Well, here we are… it’s back to school time again. This is our 11th first day of school and we have 6 more to go before we’re completely done. I love the first day of school more […]

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Homework and the Struggle for Accountability

Holding Your Tweens and Teens Responsible Homework has always been a struggle for 2/3 of my kids. We’ve tried every trick in the book to get them to understand the importance of it, we’ve delivered consequences of bad grades or missing assignments […]

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5 on Friday – 5 Things I’ll Miss About Elementary School

5th Grade Graduation I’m not going to lie. Today is going to be a tough day for me. Today is our very last day of elementary school. As in – ever.  We’ve been thru 5th grade graduation (or moving up day) 4 […]

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The End – Wordless Wednesday

I found this little gem hanging around my “scheduled” box and realized that I’d forgotten to post it!! Sorry, Cass!  Today’s Wordless Wednesday and is in honor of our 8th and final field day. I haven’t missed one in our entire time at […]

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So You Think Kids Act Bad on Social Media?

…You should see how their parents act. We have had our fair share of bad weather this winter here in NC.. Mother Nature has been nothing short of bipolar.. 70 degrees one day, an inch of ice the next.  The kids have […]

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Science Fair Season and #NetflixKids

If our local school hadn’t changed the science fair calendar, we would be knee deep in science fair projects right about now. But instead, we were knee deep in them right before Christmas. Because that’s exactly when you want to be growing […]

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What Would You Do? Teacher Edition

I have questions. It’s in my blood – I’m a Sagittarius. Ask Little Mama – I’ve questioned everything since I had the ability to speak and probably before then. Once I graduated from Little Mama, the Rooster inherited me and now he […]

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Sweet Rewards for Sweet Grades

Cassie’s been having a tough time with math this year so we’ve been working really, really hard with her lately. She aced her multiplication tests (thru 6’s) the past 2 weeks and was justly rewarded for her hard work with a date […]

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