facebook



Literacy: Why Reading Aloud is Essential

parentingeducation

Reading—After raising four sons and working as a teacher, I would have to agree with the experts that reading aloud is essential. Why Reading Aloud is Essential

Decades of Literacy Research Encourages Parents Reading Aloud

  • Becoming a Nation of Readers (1985) reached two conclusions. 1) The single most important

Read the full article...

Family Activities and Life Lessons: Teaching Kids the Simple Joys in Life

momparentingfamily funfamily fun-traditions

Life Lessons—The other day I looked out my back window and saw this beautiful sight. Yes, it is a dump truck unloading dirt. I couldn't wait to tell my kids when they got home from school that we had received 25 loads of precious dirt. I decided to text…

Read the full article...

Fall Leaves: Exploring Utah’s Alpine Loop and Cascade Springs

parentingeducation

When I think of seeing fall leaves, I think of New England. Not because I've seen the fall leaves there, but because they're famous. I've been planning a trip to see them for three years in a row to no avail. Hopefully, I will get to see them someday!…

Read the full article...

3 Reasons to Power Up Your School Routine with Breakfast

recipesfood

From toddlers to teens, breakfast is the foundation for starting the day ready to learn. Parents, breakfast can be a simple meal. Most important is to join your kids at the table. Whether you’re headed back to school or off to work, better days begin with a balanced breakfast.…

Read the full article...

10 Pumpkin Recipes for Fall

#gno information!#gno featuredrecipesfood

Every fall I get a craving for pumpkin food. Pumpkin coffee, pumpkin cake, pumpkin bread, pumpkin cheese cake and of course, pumpkin pie. If you get the fall recipe pumpkin yummy bug like me, you'll enjoy these delicious pumpkin recipes! Pumpkin Pancakes with Buttered Pecan Maple Syrup by Life Made

Read the full article...

Fall Traditions: Carving Pumpkins and Decorating Cookies

family funfamily fun-traditions

It's time for the fall traditions. For some, that might mean driving to the mountains to see the leaves. For others, it means going to pick out pumpkins and gourds. For our family, we love to pick out pumpkins at the pumpkin patch, carve awesome designs in them,…

Read the full article...

Parenting Tips From an Expert

parentinghome management

If you had the chance to ask a parenting expert for advice on specific topics in real time, what would you ask? I know there have been moments in my parenting experience where, despite all the books I've read and research I've done, I'm still at a loss as to…

Read the full article...

Recipe: Fall Chicken and Bean Soup With a Kick

recipesfood

I love cooking in my slow cooker. There is nothing like coming home from picking kids up from school, working on homework, and looking over to see dinner all ready to go in my crock pot. Not to mention the fact that everything comes out so yummy! To celebrate…

Read the full article...


Web Statistics