Say Cheese | Multiplication Game Review

Adding games into learning help to foster a sense of enjoyment and takes the pressure off of the child. I find this to be especially true for math games especially when its a concept that’s difficult. A topic that we encountered a few hiccups with along the way was multiplication and quickly recognizing multiples and…

Date Balls | Energy and Protein Packed

These are especially great during Ramadan because proteins take longer to digest leaving you feeling full for much longer. The natural sugars also help to stabilize blood sugar which is important when fasting for 12 + hours. Ingredients: Dates (3-4 cups blended) Walnuts ( 1 cup) Chia seeds ( 1/2 cup) Unsweetened coconut (1 cup)…

The Nose Frida

  How I survived 3 children without this is beyond my comprehension but now that I have it, just call me your professional snot sucker, booger catcher/fairy-helping-my–baby-breathe-easy-with-my-nose-Frida-wand-like-snot-sucking-abilities. Whew! By now if you don’t quite understand how much I dearly recommend this product, let me break it down; starting and ending with the pros 😉 It…

Reminder:

Every single day that we make the effort to raise our children into compassionate, God following little people with values and morale and a firm sense of belonging we are doing something that will impact this world- so don’t lose hope and despair and underestimate your role as parents. It’s single-handedly the most important, world…

Teething Cookies

Sounds like a yummy treat that even a parent might enjoy…right? hmm, well– maybe not so much for us parents;  although a cookie treat while soothing a teething baby always seems like the best option to me! 🙂 What these cookies will do however is surely help sore gums with the specially designed textured ridges that…

10 Things I want to teach my kids about choosing Friends

Surround yourself with people who care more about God’s opinion of them than other people’s opinion. Find those who intentionally reach out to others from within their “inner circle” and connect with them Surround yourself with people who are not obsessed with material possessions. Seek out those who care more about doing the right thing…

Paperless Post

Paperless Post  ardently believes that communication is one of the most beautiful forms of showcasing who we are and forming interpersonal relationships with others. As a result of this belief, they have created fabulous paper and online products that reflects your personal style. One of the things I love about customizable cards are the ability…

Make Over Your Mornings

I distinctly remember sometime after my 2nd baby was born, i felt like i was drowning. For me, this was sometime around the 3rd month, when the adrenaline from having a new baby wore out and i found myself staying in jammies for most of the days and not washing my face until sometime around the afternoon……

Dinosaur Excavation Bin

This Dinosaur Excavation Bin is an activity that my 4 year old loves and it keeps him occupied and busy for quite a while. How To: 1) Start off by getting a large plastic tub 2) Add kinetic sand to it- we use this because of the texture and ease of cleaning but you can…

When Kids No Longer Nap

This is a question I get asked a lot and over the spring break, I got a few messages from people specifically asking…“DO YOUR KIDS NAP AND IF THEY DON’T WHAT DO YOU DO WITH THEM?” Yes, all caps because these messages were coming from exasperated parents. I’m lucky  because yes, if time permits my…

Finding your way as a new blogger

Yesterday I got a cute message from WordPress on my 1 year blog anniversary.  I wanted to celebrate by giving back, especially if you are trying to find your way as a new blogger. First off, congratulations on taking the plunge- it will be a rewarding, fun experience if you invest time and effort. Make…

Homeschooling Mistakes

Often times people say homeschooling requires a leap of faith, taking the plunge and diving in and just like those dives that end in belly flops, there are homeschooling mistakes that I made when i began this journey in 2015! My TOP 3 HOMESCHOOLING MISTAKES! 1) I set the standard WAY too high! I had…