What is “Summer Slide”? The term “summer slide” is widely known across the education world. Studies show the average student can lose between 1 to 3 months of learning over the summer. In fact, recent studies show that the older a student gets, the greater percentage of learning loss that occurs…as much as 50% of… Continue reading “Summer Slide” 13 Ways to Prevent Learning Loss
I know it’s only the beginning of August, but school just started for us this week. I have mixed feelings about starting this early. It’s rough on the kids, since it’s still like 100 degrees outside! But honestly, I’m kinda ready. My oldest is starting kindergarten, and although it’s a little sad, I’m mostly excited.… Continue reading Back to School Questionnaire
It’s summer time!!! Don’t you just LOVE this time of year? I feel like I say that every season! Although my kids aren’t in school yet and our daily routine isn’t that different, I still enjoy getting out and doing summer-y things with the kids. I love BBQ’s, eating dinner and playing games outside, playing… Continue reading Summer Bucket List
When I had my second child, my sister-in-law gave me these super cute monthly tie stickers and a few different sized white onesies. It was such a fun idea and I loved documenting my babies growth each month! For my sister’s baby shower, I decided I wanted to give her some also. I used digital… Continue reading DIY Monthly Baby Boy Stickers
So one day you have a cute, adorable, little baby and in a blink of an eye that cute, adorable, little baby isn’t so much a baby anymore. In fact, they are about to enter the dreaded toddler years! But first you have to deal with the first birthday hoopla. I think every mother has… Continue reading Cookie Monster First Birthday Party!