4 Little Pumpkins

4 Little Pumpkins

In the fall, each of my four kids — specifically in their three year old classroom — have learned the Five Little Pumpkins rhyme. This year, it’s Diva’s turn to learn it and present it on Halloween while dressed in whatever costume she finally...
DIY Canvas Art

DIY Canvas Art

So, I have a bug. A crafting bug. I can’t seem to get myself to stop, and now that I have a Cricut, it’s even worse. I would love to blame my friend, Mlis, but I think she really just fed the bug and helped it grow bigger. (I just realized I made the...
National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids

My kids love to read. I’m not sure why, but one of their favorite things to read ever is non-fiction, fun fact sort of stuff. It might be because my husband and I are natural nerds (oooh, band name!), or it may simply be because kids are naturally curious....
Little Women: Updated!

Little Women: Updated!

When I taught in the face-to-face classroom, Little Women was a story I introduced to my high school juniors. The course is American Literature, and the story of Little Women is iconic. Boys and girls alike were entranced by the story of the four sisters who are so...
Healed by Grace 2: Ten Days of Grace

Healed by Grace 2: Ten Days of Grace

Have you ever had a dream — a wish, a desire — that you knew would be just the perfect solution or exactly what you needed? And have you ever had that dream absolutely just not come true? It happens a lot to me, anyway, or my dreams are put on hold....