I recently had an AHA moment about keeping my word with my child that made me realize I had some work to do!  I needed to figure out how to do what I say I’m going to do. I’ve always taken pride in the….
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If your child attends a school, then you will attend a parent-teacher conference at some point. As a matter of fact, effective communication between parent, teacher, and the student is a leading factor in the success of a child’s school experience.  As a teacher and….
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Fall is finally here! It’s a busy season for many families, but the last few months before winter sets in are packed with lots of chances to connect with your kids and have fun together. Here are 8 ideas to do with your child….
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When I talk to my Mom Friends I repeatedly hear comments like, “I’m always so tired.” and “I don’t have any energy.” or “I wish I could bottle up some of my kid’s energy and use it for myself!” I was like that for….
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It’s not that NO is a bad thing.  Most of us grew up hearing Just Say No!  But if you’re a child who is hearing it A LOT, then it gets old real fast.  You start to tune it out after a while.  Lord….
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One of the biggest challenges the parents I’m connected with say they face is being present when they are with their child.  This is an area that I have studied in depth because I believe PRESENCE to be super important to my relationship with….
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The million dollar question.  Why do moms lose their patience?  Have you ever had a moment where your child barely does something or says something and you POUNCE on the child as if they committed the ultimate misbehavior?  Only to think a few minutes….
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Hey, I’m Shelly!

Thank you so much for stopping by my little corner of the internet. I hold a Bachelor’s in Education and a Masters in Education and Principalship.  I spent over 15 years in the public school system before I became a mom. 

Once I became a mom, I experienced quite a shock.  I had a lot of questions, and I set out to find the answers.  This blog is everything I wish I had when I became a mom.  The information you find here is research-based or personal experience.

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