I was talking with a friend of mine whose little one started pre-K this year and she was talking about how she feels like she can’t get her kid to talk about school at all. The only answers she could get were one word conversations enders or else “I don’t know” And I TOTALLY went through that last year when my son was starting preschool so I thought I’d share some of my favorite ways I actually get my kids to talk about school instead of just “It was good” and “I don’t know” Continue reading
Wow… Summer is now over (summer break at least, the triple digits in Phoenix are rather harshly asserting that the season is not…) and August was a weird month of transitions, but here’s a recap of the work I did towards my goals and a peek at what I’ll be focusing on in September! Continue reading
I have a confession to make… I am a gift card hoarder. Continue reading
As you probably noticed if you keep up with my goal posts each month, one of my summer tending list items is the tradition of Family Movie Nights once a week during the summer…. Continue reading
It’s been a month! Continue reading
Just a short post today to announce my semi-annual blogging break. Those of you who have been long time readers know that usually I go into my break with at least a blog post that includes plans for the break or my tending list for the month, but I’m even taking a month of from my beloved Powersheets to really focus on summertime with my kids before my oldest starts Kindergarten. My only goal for the month is to be as present as possible with my family and to not melt in the July heat!
See you in August!
OK, time for a post on where we are trying hard to be super frugal- clothing! There are some ways we are doing this that feel successful, and other areas where I feel we are still struggling and can improve. Continue reading