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

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

Homework Hero

In 4th grade, I had to memorize and recite a poem to my class. To this day I remember every word and I have taught my son. When homework blues hit we shout it out together, “Homework, oh, homework I hate you, you stink!” The Poem is by Jack Prelutsky and super fun!! I do … More Homework Hero