Why We Need to Rethink Rewards

Do you have some sort of reward system in place for chores?  Do you reward yourself when you lose a certain amount of weight or work out every day for a week? Do you pay your kids for good grades, or take them for ice cream if they read a certain number of books? When […]

Get Organized And Ditch The Overwhelm

People who know me might be laughing right now. I am a go with the flow type mom, and messes are part of the flow. However, without some serious organization, homeschooling and 4 sons meant overwhelm. (Yes, four sons, the cutie in the photo is a granddaughter, a new adventure.) Since, organization can be a […]

The key to raising a reader that is often missed

We all want our children to be good readers. We want them to love books!  A child who loves to read has a huge advantage in life. But there is one common mistake we make that can quickly turn your child off to reading. That mistake, pushing them to read harder and harder books. I […]