Homeschooling vs. Public School

I came across an interesting discussion on Amazon of all places regarding homeschooling versus public school.  A person on there came across this topic on another forum and saw this statement: "By the way I am a teacher ,I had to study years of child development and psyc ,as well as subject material ,how everyone now thinks they can home school is a … [Read more...]

Bing Teacher Appreciation

Most of us know the sorry state of education funding whether we have kids in school or not.  I live in IL where the budget is calling for a 17% cut in education spending.  Our schools aren't getting the money from the state like they are suppose to.  I won't find out if Will will get preschool from the public school (even though he qualifies for it with his … [Read more...]

Why I hate dealing with the school district

I hate dealing with our public school.  They make things 10 times harder than they have to be for everything.  Seriously. However, with Will aging out of speech therapy in June, I have no choice but to deal with them. In March, we were suppose to have a transition meeting.  The state and the public school were to set up this meeting and let me know the … [Read more...]

The Right Decision

I often second guess my decisions (really, who doesn't?).  I usually hem and haw, and don't ever want to decide in case I guess wrong.  You can ask my husband -- it drives him bananas.  However, that being said, I know we made the right decision in sending Madison to private school. As many of you may remember, this is a decision we really did struggle … [Read more...]

Rhapsody KIDS Giveaway

Rhapsody KIDS is the first music subscription service to offer a fun, safe, and easy music experience created just for kids. There is nothing worse than have to constantly find music that is appropriate for our children. This is especially tough as they get older. There is nothing worse then having them sing along to […]

Blast Off With Miles From Tomorrowland & A Stop At Google Too! #milesevent

Miles from Tomorrowland is an animated space adventure series that centers around the Callisto family who live on a spaceship called the Stellosphere and work for the Tomorrowland Transit Authority (TTA).  The four main characters are Miles Callisto (an enthusiastic and curious boy with a somewhat reckless inventive streak), Loretta Callisto (Miles’ older sister and technology and […]

Bloody Knife Cupcakes

For a fun take on cupcakes, these Bloody Knife Cupcakes will be a hit at any Halloween party!