Snow days are a rite of passage in childhood. Or, in Oklahoma, ice days. Either way you spin it, snow days are a huge part of growing up. We know that our kids are growing up in a digital...
For those with kids that love gardening, any kind of science experiment, or just like to dig in the dirt, this is for you! This is the perfect time of year to start growing some seeds for the garden,...
I know what you're thinking: Who wants to make New Year's Resolutions now? We don't even know what next week holds, much less what will happen in a whole new year! Just in case you are one of those...
Unpopular opinion here...I really enjoy virtual school/homeschooling my kids.  I enjoy being able to spend more time with them.  I enjoy being able to see what they're capable of.  I enjoy being the one to praise them when they accomplish something I...
Last school year ended like the scene in Titanic when the old lady drops the Heart of the Ocean into the water instead of selling it and leaving the millions of dollars it was worth to her next of...
Up until this year, I have only watched from afar as cars and trucks and minivans methodically lined up each day outside schools scattered around town. I've watched as cute kids with matching backpacks and lunchboxes and perfectly coiffed...
On a scale of 1 to Ferris Bueller’s day off, how are your kids handling school so far? If it’s a struggle, you’re not alone. In fact, I’m one virtual pop-quiz away from throwing in the proverbial towel and starting a...
The Storm clouds begin to gather Uh oh, I thought, seeing my son's teacher pop up on my caller ID. We are three days into Pre-K, and I thought things were going well. He woke up at 5:45 on Monday morning...
I'm sure by now you've made the painstaking decision of which capacity your child will return to school in. Be that homeschool, in a brick and mortar school, or online, I know you have chosen what is the best...
  When it was time for us to start thinking about Pre-K for our oldest son, we were overwhelmed with options and opinions. We had just had twins, and he needed some structure to his day that we couldn’t give...
As we all make the decisions we feel are best for our kids in this time of uncertainty and try to navigate these uncharted waters, here's a list of 7 homeschool curriculums for preschoolers that will hopefully give you...
I don’t know about you, but the strain of COVID-19 on our family unit is REAL. My spouse and I had to have a long conversation about whether we should keep our 4-year-old home from Pre-K this year. The convo...

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Every September, America pauses to remember Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. For many people, however, this month goes by with little notice. Let’s face it:...