Lucky Little Potato

All over the Internet I’ve seen Read Around The World book lists, lessons, and projects and I quickly jumped on the band wagon. We have traveled all over Africa and landed in Europe and Ireland just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. Potatoes have a long history with Ireland. The great potato famine of 1840 … More Lucky Little Potato

Be Your Own Halmark

Two days left and parents all over are scrambling to come up with Valentine’s for their children’s classrooms. I have done my fair share of last minute scrambling and took the year off. Simple projects kids can do completely by themselves was the plan and we all loved it. Kid’s Card Making 101 Whether you … More Be Your Own Halmark

Busy Bins

It happens in every house. I don’t care how amazing you are, even magical powers don’t work on every meltdown. Homework assignment turn to tears, little people screaming (I mean singing) songs about poop and farts, and oh, the bickering. No one will survive completely unphased. Welcome to parenthood. Come with a plan and you … More Busy Bins

I Have A Dream

Everyone is special – everyone is unique – everyone deserves love and equality.  Today’s world shows us this fight was not easy and it is not over. Yesterday we celebrated a man who wanted everyone to share the same civil liberties as their neighbor and the older I get the more respect I have for … More I Have A Dream

Dream Team

I have a son who loves basketball. He loves dribbling, passing, driving to the hoop, and of course, he loves the swish! All he wanted for his birthday was a basketball party with his friends and I wanted him to have his b-ball birthday wish. Getting into the spirit of the game I reflected on … More Dream Team