Minecraft Birthday Party Ideas


HOW TO PLAN A MINECRAFT BIRTHDAY PARTY (by Stephanie from Spaceships & Laserbeams) Does the birthday kid at your house have his/her heart set on a Minecraft themed party? If you’ve never played the game yourself, the idea might seem intimidating but don’t let that keep you from making the wish come true! From invitations… [Read More…]

Dr. Cocoa Helps Relieve Colds With A Smile #DrCocoaReliefWithASmile


This is a product-provided, sponsored conversation that contains affiliate links. However, all opinions, text and experiences are my own. I don’t know about your kids, but mine HATE taking cough and cold medicine. My daughter, who is 11, is so glad that she can swallow pills now because the liquid stuff is just not fun… [Read More…]

Is There Value in Preschool?

Boy, drawing a picture for fathers day

When it comes down to preschool there is a huge debate about whether or not there is value in preschool. As a K-6 licensed teacher, I can tell you that there is a lot of value in early education. Let me share some of my opinions. Kids are Absorbent There is just something about teaching… [Read More…]

5 Tips for Saving Money for Back to School Shopping #BacktoYou


It’s Back to School Shopping time and that means shopping, planning and organizing. For us parents, it usually means a lot of stress too, as we see the dollars flying out of our wallets faster than new dollars come in. But, there are some tips to help make the Back to School time a little easier… [Read More…]