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Halloween Craft Ideas: 12 Easy Projects For You and Your Little Ones

It is not too late to work in some easy projects before the 31st of October. I want to share my 12 favorite Halloween craft ideas with you! Ghost Poo (with FREE Printable)– add some marshmallows to a cell bag and you have a fun party favor! Witch Broom Sticks– this makes a yummy after …

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Free Homeschooling Unit Study: November 2011

  Each month, I will send in a neat unit study that coordinates with fun and sometimes wacky Holidays for the upcoming month.  In addition to tips, ideas, and thoughts, I will also include links to some fun things to learn about in your homeschool.  Don’t homeschool?  No big deal!  Spend time with your kids …

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When Perfection and Homework Collide

Does your child erase and redo homework over and over again until it’s just right? Is anything less than 100% not good enough?  Welcome to the world of perfectionism, where unrealistic expectations are daily and unrelenting. Perfectionists engage in frequent hypercritical self-talk, bringing themselves down and creating a whole lot of stress within the family. …

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P’s and Q’s: 5 Tips to Get Your Child Writing Great Thank You Notes

Any parent knows that getting children to complete even the simplest tasks such as putting pajamas in the clothes hamper or turning a light off when leaving a room is near impossible.  How then are we expected to teach wee-ones the seemingly abject habit of writing thank-you notes?  Don’t despair.  All hope is not lost!  …

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#Homeschooling Freebies: Halloween Handwriting Printables

I spent some time making a few printable worksheets for y’all.  Plus, I have a guest post with even more Halloween Homeschooling Freebies for you at Crystal and Company. So be sure to go read that post, too! Click here for:  Halloween Homeschooling Freebies Guest Post Now, on to the goodies I made for you! …

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A Look at ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is thought to be caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. The parts affected control concentration, attention and impulsivity. A child with ADHD can behave as if ‘up in the clouds’ or seem ‘dreamy’ or is hyperactive ‘always on the go’. They are unable to pay attention. The child finds …

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