Now this is a post I never saw coming. As many of you know I have two degrees in Education. In fact I taught here in Michigan and just outside of Chicago along the NorthShore for several years. I have my undergraduate degree in early childhood education with an emphasis in Elementary education. And I have a masters degree as a reading specialist with an emphasis in Special Education. Needless to say, I’ve got a few things up my sleeves when it comes to teaching children.
The most important thing in any home is to teach your children the love for reading. I just can’t stress this enough. This post breaks down just that! From what to do and how to make this happen in your home, even if you aren’t an avid reader yourself!
Once you’ve got the whole foster reading thing down in your house, developing those skills or teaching reading skills for some of us might be up next. Here’s the perfect post on how to make your child a reader.
You guys this post is perfect for all readers in your house…it might even be what you needed to know about why you aren’t reading. In this post I break down exactly how to pick just the right book and some really easy tips for early readers that will keep you from pulling your hair out and everyone happy at the same time!
I am all about teaching life skills in this household. Addition and subtraction is something we all use on a daily basis. Money is another one. With two little dudes in this house we want to ensure they’ve got that skill down. Here’s another simple money life skill post for you!
With our kids being home full time now I thought both of these posts would be helpful in this season of life. First up, some secrets to surviving parenthood with a toddler!
Here’s another one on ways to win with your toddler, because let’s be honest, we all need ways to win right now. These are tips we plan to use all throughout parenting so it is well worth the read!
And last but not least, 9 ways to be a happier, less stressed mama! I love this post so much. It is a solid daily reminder of how we can all do better, be better and enjoy life even in times like these.