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Biography and Research: James Robertson

Biography and Research: James Robertson

Each time I begin to create a new resource, I check the state standards to see what my kids need to learn.  Because I have a passion for history, that’s usually where I go when I’m ready to get creative.…

Pleasure-Seeking Parenting: Morning Routine

Pleasure-Seeking Parenting: Morning Routine

After your little bundles of joy emerge from their cocoons of their room, you will need to assume the role of Commander in Chief.  One of your tasks during your morning hours of bliss is to flitter around your home looking…

6 Ways to Learn About Winter Animals

6 Ways to Learn About Winter Animals

I’ve considered myself a thematic teacher for the past 12 years.  I’ve found a lot of different lessons for a great many themes.  Some of these lessons have been gotten beautiful results, while others have fallen flat.  But, I’m ok…

Pleasure-Seeking Parenting: Good Morning Sunshine!

Pleasure-Seeking Parenting: Good Morning Sunshine!

Sleeping in or slipping out, transform your mornings into peaceful hours of sensational bliss! Whether you like to spend your mornings in bed or on the yoga mat, mornings are key to a Pleasure-Seeking Parent.  There’s nothing worse than being awakened by…

6 Winter STEM Projects to Inspire Creativity

6 Winter STEM Projects to Inspire Creativity

Now that the attic is full of our Christmas decorations (unless you’re like me and still have your tree up!), it’s time to take on Winter!  We’re not planning a trip to the Klondike, but I am planning on a…

Pleasure-Seeking Parenting: An Intro

Pleasure-Seeking Parenting: An Intro

What is Pleasure-Seeking Parenting? This is a guide with entertaining and enlightening secrets to get what you want out of your children. So you’re a parent.  But are you a pleasure-seeking parent? There comes a time in every parent’s journey…

Enchanting DIY Christmas Gifts

Enchanting DIY Christmas Gifts

A couple of months ago, my friend Monica shared pictures of a few center pieces she’d created for a friend’s birthday party. The pictures immediately caught my eye since the structures were made of dishes. Dishware is an insane obsession…

Simple Advent Activity for Christmas

Simple Advent Activity for Christmas

Last week in Sunday school, my oldest daughter came home full of Christmas joy.  She had learned the story of Advent.  Since that day, we have begun the tradition of lighting the Advent candles in our home. Advent means “arrival”.…

14 Christmas Ideas For Busy Moms

14 Christmas Ideas For Busy Moms

In my 9 years of being a stay at home mom, I know how busy the holiday season can be.  The older the kids get, the busier our life gets.  I have one child who insists on celebrating every holiday…

How To Teach More Than One Subject At Once

How To Teach More Than One Subject At Once

Keeping up with state standards can be a strenuous task anytime of the year.  But, during the holidays?  Over the years I’ve found ways to tie in multiple subjects with our thematic units. Because of the high level of interest,…