Ep. 3: The 5 Most Important Skills To Teach Your Kids Before They Hit Kindergarten by Kindergarten Teachers

Ep. 3:  The 5 Most Important Skills To Teach Your Kids Before They Hit Kindergarten by Kindergarten Teachers

You asked, we answered. I polled the best and the brightest of the bunch and we’ve got your answers to questions you’ve been looking for. Questions like, what skills does my child really need to know to start kindergarten? This episode also has nuggets of wisdom like how to use a mystery box to make chores fun. And if you need to help your child with scissor skills, let me share with you a tip that works! Enjoy!

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How To Have A Productive, Purposeful Parent-Teacher Conference

How To Have A Productive, Purposeful Parent-Teacher Conference

Yes, there is a way to do it...trust me.  As a teacher and a parent, parent-teacher conferences can be fruitful and yield an amazing opportunity to acquire information about your child’s education OR they can be a waste of time.  It’s really a question of how you handle it.

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The Very Busy Spider Wasn’t Busy At All

The Very Busy Spider Wasn’t Busy At All

Are you a Very Busy Spider or a Very Focused Spider?

I believe that poor spider got mislabeled.  Her web was on point...and she got it done in her time frame.  She was a productive, focused spider...not a Very Busy Spider.

I love Eric Carle, but I am kindly asking for a re-write.

I mean, come on…

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Getting A Grip and Pumping The Breaks Step 1: Down The Lane Game

Getting A Grip and Pumping The Breaks Step 1:  Down The Lane Game

Look at your life from the end game perspective.  Close your eyes and picture yourself years from now, your children are grown up.  What are you doing? What are you kids doing? Do your kids have kids? How do you feel?  How do you want to feel? What are you doing with your life at this stage that you enjoy? Get a really vivid picture, think about holidays and vacations and day to day living.  What are you doing?

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The Rooted Family Simple Meal Plan Explained

The Rooted Family Simple Meal Plan Explained

Let’s get started with how the meal plan works so we can get you on your way to simplified living. Let’s focus on the things we love. With a little planning, we can have so much more time to enjoy the lives we are meant to lead.

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We Need To Stop Telling Our Kids To Be Nice

We Need To Stop Telling Our Kids To Be Nice

I know what you are thinking, aren’t you the one who talks about how kindness wires our kids brains for success and you don’t want us to teach them to be nice?

You got it, and I’ll tell you why…

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How going minimal helped my mental health and made me a better mom

How going minimal helped my mental health and made me a better mom

 I was constantly cleaning up a mess my 2-year-old had made, attempting to cook some complicated meal, doing piles of laundry, planning workouts and ways to get back to my pre-baby weight and worrying about how I was going to keep it all together when I went back to work in just four short weeks.  

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