Education and Play

It’s A New Year And A New Direction [Sort Of]

Tweet Hello to my favorite people who follow my blog. It’s been a while but I am back and I am still A Wife, Mother, First Lady but I am putting a new spin on the blog site. This year I will be focusing this blog on: 1. Life coaching/teachings from my own experience to [...]

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Our Spanish Immersion Class!

Tweet So far, Thomas and I have attended three Spanish immersion classes in our city and I wanted to give you guys an update on how it is going and why we actually decided to take this type of class. The immersion class is offered as a Parent/Child class so that someone else in the [...]

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The First Week of First Grade..What We Learned and Expectations!

Tweet We survived the first week of first grade and the first week is always the most telling for the year in my opinion. In the first week, we get to learn: 1. The teacher and her/his rules 2. The classmates and their behaviors 3. The parents 4. The curriculum and the expectations 5. How [...]

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Sharing The STUFF I Love With My Readers! Kids and Diversity of the World

Tweet     I am a big fan of the blog site Spanglish Baby and I was so touched and impressed by an article written by Ana Flores about 20 Expert Tips on Raising a Globally Minded Child. I have travelled only a little bit around the United States and two places abroad but even [...]

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Using Starfall.com During The School Year!

Tweet We are exciting to be starting First Grade this year and even though we used Starfall.com all summer to assist with Thomas’ reading, we will continue to use it during the school year. We were sent a letter from his current school that this year they will primarily be focusing on Math and Language [...]

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5 Steps To Getting Ready For A New School Year!

Tweet   1. Go through all of last year’s uniforms/clothes to see if they still fit, get them washed up, and organized 2. Make a list of additional pieces you need to purchase to supplement the clothes/shoes you already have 3. Organize closet with school clothes first and after school clothes secondary. This way your [...]

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Toddlers and Technology…Too Much and How To Determine!

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Starfall.com Summer Reading Update!

Tweet Right now we are working on Phonological Awareness and Phonics. This section of Starfall is comprised of 8 units with 12 independent reading lessons each. The units are fun and easy to navigate on the computer for rising first graders. If your child is unable to sound-out a word, the program allows your child [...]

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A Must Have! Kids Throwback Tee!

Tweet Forget Taylor Swift, this is the only thing “hip” out there right now! If you get this, then you get me! My son has to have ASAP!

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Just A Little Something To Share With My Readers!

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