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How to build your child’s executive function skills!

This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of Primrose Schools; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own   Imagine two pre-school age children wanting the same toy. Those children need to use teamwork and problem solving to work out their differences. And teamwork and problem solving are just two of the important executive function skills that Primrose Schools recently shared with me. What are executive function skills? They’re basically a set of skills we use to reach…

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These are the days.

Thank you Gymboree for sponsoring this post and a huge thank you to phil & teds for Leighton’s amazing stroller.       The days are super long especially if have nowhere to go. Staying home hasn’t been too hard. This is my second day not teaching. Obviously I will still be teaching my children at home…but won’t be teaching in a classroom setting anymore, at least for a while. Would I go back? Yes, when the timing is right.…

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How to establish an after school routine

This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com on behalf of Single Edition Media.     Well school is in full swing! The days of sleeping in late, watching TV all day, and having no routines are over… Well at least in our house they are. I was actually ready for my kids to head back to school. I am all about routines and schedules. My teaching 1st grade days are done and now I get to be more involved in my kid’s lives.…

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New seasons are hard.

Well school starts on Tuesday for my little guy. He’s headed to 2nd grade and I am not headed back to the classroom. I wrote this post in March and announced I wasn’t going to go back to teaching after  7 years. This decision seemed like the right one for our family of 5. I had always wanted to stay home with my kids and be that mom that was able to attend every field trip and be present in the classroom but my…

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{Gentle} parenting my 3 year old daughter with purpose

Parenting a strong willed, full of sass 3 year old isn’t always easy. My little girl is in a stage where she copies everything I say with an attitude and harsh tone. She will throw things and sometimes use force to kick or push. I never experienced this with my son. He was so gentle and never talked back to me, ever.   My middle child is the complete opposite. Do not get me wrong she can be the sweetest little 3 year old…

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The Ashmores Blog has some BIG news!

Teaching has been my passion since I was a little girl. I used to play school in my bedroom. I had a chalkboard, overhead projector, worksheets, and animals as my students.   I was so excited when that dream became a reality in August of 2010! I landed my first teaching job at an amazing private school. There was only one problem. I had an 8 month old and would need to leave him in the care of someone else.…

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How to eat your veggies when you’re on the go!

  Eating vegetables in not something I do on a daily basis and I’ll admit that. I remember as a child I did not have veggies often. I try to feed my kids veggies every day! They love carrots and green beans…. that’s about it. I love that Garden Lites makes their muffins with vegetables and they are gluten free!     Garden Lites products are veggie rich, with vegetables being the first and primary ingredient in all products. The…

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GOODBYE 2016+Hello 2017!

Well the old is gone and the new is NOW…… 2016 was overall a really good year! Oakland had an awesome Star Wars Party, I went to my first blog conference, I hosted my first ever Blog party to celebrate my 2nd Blogiversary- you can see it HERE, I had my second miscarriage, Ainsley had an amazing Fairy Garden party, I got PREGNANT with our 3rd child, We went to the San Destin Resort, I started a Blog Facebook group  ,…

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My reason for the Christmas season!

This post was sponsored by At Home ! All of my opinions are my own! #myreason Christmas is the BEST TIME OF THE YEAR!!!!!! My reason for celebrating is simple, JESUS.  There is no other reason or explanation for this season. I love that it brings together the ones I love! I wish we would get together more often! With Christmas comes all of the hustle and bustle, decorating, gift giving, shopping, eating, baking, and much more! I love that at…

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Gifts TEACHERS would love!

As a teacher there are many things I love using! I have been teaching 7 years now and it is definitely a passion and calling of mine!   If there are teachers in your life or you are one yourself here are some of my favorite items!   1. The Mint machine is awesome! The machine’s special “thermal printing” ability lets you create 3D reliefs of custom designs on Mint stamp sheets. Simply apply Mint inks to your stamp and you are ready to…

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