Tips to Get Your Child Excited about Reading Could you use some tips to help get your child(ren) excited about reading? Reading is one of those school assignments that isn’t going away any time soon. So how do you get your child into something that is such an important part of what they do every day? Here are some tried and true tips to get your child excited about reading. Find Texts that Sparks His or Her Interest Consider your own reading experiences. Chances are likely that you prefer a light summer novel to a college textbook. The same is true for your child. While sometimes it’s Continue Reading...This post may contain affiliate links. See my full disclosure policy.
Are your kids ready to learn about more Australian animals? In this new notebooking printable, your little ones can practice their handwriting skills, learn about animals, practice notebooking skills, and color pictures of exotic animals with the next unit in our series of beginner notebooking packs. Australian Animals: Part Two studies the bandicoot, dingo, and echidna. Each animal study includes an illustration of the animal, four or more pages of copywork in a large, easy-to-trace font, and a coloring page. Download Animal Notebooking for Beginners: Australian Animals-Part Two Did you Continue Reading...This post may contain affiliate links. See my full disclosure policy.
Do your children love to read and also love Harry Potter? Or perhaps your child loves Harry Potter but isn't the biggest fan of reading (yet). Either way, I have a treat for you today! I am excited to offer you a set of Harry Potter inspired book marks and book labels that can be printed out on your printer! These are great for keeping your Harry Potter obsessed children (and adults) excited about reading and also a great way to keep their books organized! And these are also great for when you lend books so they can easily be returned. Printable Harry Potter Bookmarks + Book Labels Here Continue Reading...This post may contain affiliate links. See my full disclosure policy.
Today I am going to share about my attempts to take better care of my house. I try to take good care of my husband and children and to make sure I give them the majority of my time. I want them to know that they are valuable to me and that they are loved. I find, though, that sometimes I end up putting off housework until everything is a complete mess! My dear sweet hubby never complains, but I know that he doesn't enjoy coming home to a messy, chaotic house--especially if he's been traveling for a few days and is just getting back home. I'd like to share with you 5 simple tips to keep in mind Continue Reading...This post may contain affiliate links. See my full disclosure policy.
I am not a morning person. Never have been, probably never will be. Waking up early has simply never come naturally to me for as long as I can remember. But I'm convinced that God must be a morning "person" — and that He wants to make you a morning person, too. When I got married, I was thrilled to discover that my husband was not a morning person either. On weekdays, we woke up at the last possible minute to squeeze in showers, making coffee, and getting to work on time. On weekends, we'd sleep through most of the morning if we didn't have plans. Early morning devotions never crossed my Continue Reading...This post may contain affiliate links. See my full disclosure policy.
If you were a child who loved to read, then chances are that you still remember books that were among your favorites when you were young…those that you shared with your friends and classmates. Creating those same opportunities for children to enjoy books together can help them to share literature that they enjoy while having fun along the way. Here are some ideas on how to start a successful book club for young children. How to Start a Successful Book Club for Young Children Determine your Goals First, you must determine what the goal is in your book club. Is it to work on building Continue Reading...This post may contain affiliate links. See my full disclosure policy.
Animal Notebooking for Beginners We are excited to share with you a new series of free printables: Animal Notebooking for Beginners Are you familiar with the concept of notebooking? Notebooking has become more and more popular amongst homeschooling families as a way to allow children to follow their interests in learning. Educators everywhere love the flexibility and depth that notebooking can offer their students both young and old! In this new notebooking series your little ones can practice their handwriting skills, learn about animals, practice notebooking skills, and color Continue Reading...This post may contain affiliate links. See my full disclosure policy.
Moms: You are some of the most important people in the entire world, you know that right? I mean seriously. You selflessly love your children day in and day out. You pour everything you are into loving them, teaching them, educating them, nurturing them, being a voice of reason for them, providing for them, cleaning up after them, rejoicing for/with them, fighting with/for them, and the list goes on and on... Mom: You are the one God chose to grow and carry the gift of life within your womb. Even if you are not a birth mom, you still carried that gift of life with the dream of being a mom Continue Reading...This post may contain affiliate links. See my full disclosure policy.
This post brought to you by CORT. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Today's Frugal Mom™. Moving can be a stressful time for any family. As a military family, we have literally moved all over the world. Over the past thirteen years we've had to plan more moves than I care to think about. As a matter of fact, we are in the midst of planning yet another move (our eleventh move in thirteen years, to be exact) at the end of the summer. Although I love exploring new places, I have to admit that moving was a little rough on us in the beginning when all the children were Continue Reading...This post may contain affiliate links. See my full disclosure policy.
Summer is just around the corner! What better way to prepare some fun activities, than with some must read classics? Down below are 15 Classic Summer Reads for Tween Girls (Ages 9-12). The Secret Garden This timeless classic is a touching tale of Mary, a lonely orphaned girl sent to a Yorkshire mansion at the edge of a massive lonesome moor. At first, she is frightened by this gloomy place until she meets a local boy, Dickon, who's earned the trust of the moor's wild animals, the incurable Colin, a cheerless boy frightened of life, and a strange, forgotten garden... Alice's Adventures Continue Reading...This post may contain affiliate links. See my full disclosure policy.