Amaze the kids with the best Halloween class party ideas!

What do your kid’s schools do for Halloween? The traditions around here are Halloween costume parades and class parties, and my girls look forward to them every year. Honestly, who wouldn’t? With a Fall carnival earlier in the month the halls and doors are all decorated (get ideas here), and the air just buzzes with … Read More

Cool Classroom Door Decorations for Halloween

Attention room moms and school volunteers! Are you in charge of classroom door decorations for Halloween this year? Check out these cool (and easy) Halloween door ideas. 11 Easy Classroom Door Decorations RELATED: 25 Teacher Appreciation Door Ideas, Teacher Appreciation Ideas for Door Decorating I only created one of these doors, but I’ll do my … Read More

Lunch Box Jokes for Back to School Part 2

It’s 11:06 PM on Saturday night. I’m finally sitting down to write my post for Monday morning, and guess what? I’m really, really tired. So, in order that I can go to bed at a semi-decent hour, I’m interrupting Spooktastic September to bring you part 2 of my Back to School Lunch Box Jokes. If you … Read More

Make your kid’s day with printable sticky notes!

My back-to-school printable sticky notes tutorial and free printables are sponsored by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FuelTheirAdventures #CollectiveBias I’m really enjoying having my kids back in school. Yes, I’m still a little nervous about my oldest navigating the halls of middle school, but I’ve relaxed a bit. The girls are … Read More

Lunch Box Jokes for Back to School

I’m biting my nails today because my oldest just started middle school. It will be her first year in a new school — with lockers and everything. She’ll be fine, right? (Fingers crossed.) A new year means new lunch box jokes for my kiddos (and for you)! This year I picked a back to school … Read More

The ultimate back to school tips guide!

It’s time for the kids to go back to school, but you’re not ready! You had big plans to spend the summer practicing reading and math and getting everything ready so that the first day of school would be perfect . . . but you forgot all about it the first time the kids ran … Read More

Multiplication Tic Tac Toe {Fun Math Game}

Summer vacation has arrived in the desert! When school was still in session, we were counting the days for summer to begin. Now that it’s here, the kids are already bored. I don’t want the kids to forget everything they learned in school over the summer, so I created a fun math game to keep their … Read More

Best Busy Bags for Preschool and Toddlers

Would you believe that I’ve had this post planned since I started blogging? When my kids were still toddlers and preschool-age, I loved busy bags. I still love them! Since I just (finally) posted a couple, I decided to round up some more from around the web. I’ve collected over 35 fantastic busy bags, and … Read More

Time Management Tips for Teens

It’s bedtime on Sunday night, and your teen suddenly let’s out a shocked sigh and announces that she has a paper due in the morning. Sound familiar? Annoyingly familiar? I’ll admit it. Those words are my worst nightmare. I know, because I’ve been dreading hearing them since the day my first child was born, and … Read More

Frozen Fever Snowgies Craft for Kids {Baby Snowmen}

When you think of spring, you probably don’t think about snowmen . . . unless, of course, you have Frozen Fever! My girls and I were lucky enough to see Cinderella this weekend, and we fell in love with the baby snowmen {Snowgies} introduced in the new short before the film. Two minutes into the … Read More