How to Make Reading Fun for Your Child

Reading is a huge deal in our house, so raising readers and making reading fun have always been a top priority for us. It’s not always easy, though. Many kids, including our own, express a huge interest in reading long before they actually want to put in the work to learn to read. By getting …

3 Easy Time Out Alternatives for Tweens That Actually Work

Until this completely unexpected pregnancy, I was going to be the mom contentedly raising kids all perfectly 5 years apart. Meaning I for another 5 months have just three littles: a 1 year old, 6 year old, and 11 year old. The beauty of this is that two out of three kiddos are pretty self-sufficient. …