Healthy Snacks for Kids

Cookies, as Healthy Snacks for Kids?

Well fellow parents, we are heading into school time again. With that comes healthy snacks for kids, and school lunches. And if your kids are anything like mine they need multiple meals. All joking aside, my kids eat breakfast, morning snack, lunch, afternoon snack, second afternoon snack, and dinner. But what do you give them? […]

Participation Trophies

Participation Trophies – Why my kids won’t accept them!

You get trophies, and you get trophies, everyone gets participation trophies! Sometimes I feel like we’re on Oprah when she’s handing out cars except they are participation trophies. Since when has life handed you a gold medal even after coming in last place? Never! That’s because life isn’t kind, and neither is the world on […]

Historical Timeline

Common Core Part 2a: Historical Timeline of Education

After my last historical breakdown post; I thought it would be helpful to offer a timeline as a visual-aid. I am a visual and audio learner.  Because of that, sometimes seeing things laid helps me to gain a better understanding.  A timeline is a perfect example of a visual representation of complicated material. Especially when […]