Top 10 Pre-School Games

Pengoloo Chicky Boom Honey Bee Tree Hungry Hungry Hippo Zingo Whac-a-mole Spot It Go Fishing Super Why ABC Letter Game Brown bear Panda Bear

YOU are your child’s biggest bully…

The idea that WE, as parents are our children’s biggest bully doesn’t seem to fit the title, it makes us squirm but it’s the harsh reality. We begin this by holding them to standards higher than we hold ourselves. HOW?? 1) We too become disappointed and this leads to frustration but when they become this…

5 Tips to Improve Fluency

Pay attention to ACCURACY – Don’t eliminate prefixes/suffixes – Don’t skim over words or eliminate any – Don’t add random words where you think they belong because this can change the entire sentence. Read with Appropriate EXPRESSION – Ensure that your reading isn’t robotic and you are reading sentences, not words Pay attention to PUNCTUATION…

The Fairy Bag

One of the things I love the most about my daughter’s bedroom is the nostalgia that erupts when I open her drawers. One is filled with stickers, notebooks, markers and glitter and another lip gloss, nail polish, fragrances and more while her dresser is home to many jewelry boxes and bracelet racks. It takes me…

How to Avoid Fast Food, Get Healthy & Save Money in 5 Easy Steps!

Lots of days we have that urge to grab the next unhealthy meal staring us in the face. You know, the one where you just drive through, order, pay and pick up. Sounds easy enough, right? Here’s how to avoid that! Meal plan. Grocery shop for everything needed for the meals for the week. Place…

Bath Time | Most Favorite Time of the Day

This is possibly the most favorite time of the day for everyone in my house, myself included. Now that I have a 10 month old, she loves to splash around in the big garden tub, tries to climb out and chews on every bath toy. I recently found her trying to drink the water directly…

Compassion through a 7 year old lens…

Each of my children have brought with them something unique and each of them give me something to be thankful for each and every day. If there ever was an award for most compassionate, it would go to the 7 year old, who makes me lucky enough to have him call me mom. It was…

Margherita Pizza | Recipe

This is reprinted from Epicurious.com and as a side note, I have always used store bought sauce instead of my own. 🙂 It is an irresistible recipe and although very simple, very scrumptious pizza! For dough: 1 (1/4-ounce) package active dry yeast (2 1/4 teaspoon) 1 3/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour, divided, plus more for…

5 Steps to Productivity

1) Pray/Meditate : This is perhaps one of the most important things we can do for ourselves. It allows us to examine all of the intrinsic details that make us “whole”. It allows us to tap into out intuition, hear the words our heart is speaking boldly and clearly and above all, it gives us…

Creative Play | QuBits

Sunday mornings are typically spent lazing around, playing games, painting, playing outside- all the things to which there should be no time limit. It is perhaps one of the best days in our home because there are no activities planned and we don’t have an agenda to be anywhere at a specific time. This Sunday…

Cleaning Tips

I get the question often, “How do you keep your house clean?” So much so that i decided to make a blog post to answer the question: 1) Get the kids involved- Many of the messes made actually stem from them making it. Once they have an idea of the amount of work that goes into…