Incentive Charts for Kids

This is something I’ve had the intention of doing for quite some time, but always seemed to put off, because….well, summer got the best of us!  With a 4 year old who is starting to test boundaries and sharpen his negotiating skills (especially at bedtime), it was starting to become more and more necessary to start an incentive system with him, as a way of motivating him to be more consistent with positive behaviors and become more responsible!  I didn’t {Read More}

Time for School!

IT’S BACK TO SCHOOL TIME… My son started his first day of 4 year old preschool and he was all smiles (as you can see!).  It sure helped having quite a few familiar faces from last year in his classroom.  I started this poster tradition with birthdays and have now continued on with each first day of school.  We shall see how long this tradition will last (crossing fingers I can keep up!)  Because he is STILL train obsessed, we were {Read More}

Kids Gift Guide: Transportation Books

Calling all parents of toddlers and young children!!  If you have a little one who LOVES all things transportation like my little guy….you must keep reading!  Boy or girl, it doesn’t matter, these books are engaging for all kids.  All of their favorites are included: planes, trains, tractors, dump trucks, construction vehicles, fire trucks, race cars, police cars, buses, helicopters…pretty much anything that moves you can find within the pages of one of these books! While reading these, kids will {Read More}

Customized Stat Posters: BACK TO SCHOOL & BIRTHDAYS!

Because It’s Back To School time, I wanted to share an old post of mine that I thought you might enjoy!  I’ve gotten a lot of requests to bring these back, so here you have it!  Plus, I’ve added some new designs for you to check out. Are you someone who wants to document your child’s life in a unique way, but frankly, you just don’t have the time or energy to create that special something?  These posters are a fun and {Read More}

Guest Post: DIY Cool Kid T-Shirt Tutorial

Hey, Friends!  Some of you may have noticed that I’ve been on a blogging hiatus the past couple of weeks.  That’s primarily because I was getting ready to welcome baby #2 into our family!  Because I knew life would take on a whole new level of busy, I asked my friend, Christine, from Where the Smiles Have Been if she would be so kind to share a guest post with all of you!  She cheerfully agreed, and trust me on this {Read More}

End of Year Gift for Kids (Free Printable)

Welp, the end of the school year is approaching and teachers all across the nation find themselves thinking things like, “It feels like it was just August.” or “Is it summer yet?”  I know this because I taught 3rd grade for 8 years and the end of the school year brings about a full of range emotions.  You are so busy closing everything down, but often find yourself reminiscing about all the special memories that have been created. While you {Read More}