Hands-on Math Manipulatives

Kids often learn by DOING. Especially when it comes to math. Hands-on math manipulatives make teaching and strengthening math concepts much easier. Kids will find math easier to learn and parents and teachers will find concepts, ideas, and formulas easier to teach.

5 Reasons to Visit Kings Island

Disclosure: this post is sponsored by Blog Meets Brand and Cedar Fair. We received a complimentary trip to Kings Island and I was compensated for my time in writing this post. All opinions are are mine. I love being an Ohioan. I may be a bit biased, but we have so …

The Sneakiest Mother’s Day Surprise Ever

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MakeHerMothersDay #CollectiveBias My mom is a major giver. Her love language is gifts. This is an unfortunate thing sometimes, because it means she is an exceptional gift giver who puts months of thought (and a …

Free Printable Bible Verses for Teenage Boys

Sometimes I like to hang silly photos on the hallway wall so that my son sees them right when he walks out of his bedroom. Other times I like to hang things on his mirror. A lot of times these are funny photos or ridiculous memes. But the most important thing that I could ever hang up for his maturing eyes to see, especially first thing in the morning, is the Word of God. These cards are great for sticking on your son’s bathroom mirror, next to his computer monitor or even in his lunch box.

Blessing Bags for the Homeless

It’s Christmas time, so that means that everyone we know is busy shopping for the perfect gifts for the people they love. Seeking out that unique present can often take months. We want the gift to practical, yet meaningful…something our loved one will treasure forever. Sometimes we are so busy worrying about presents for family and friends that we forget about those who are most in need.

Blessing bags for the homeless are an easy way to give back to your community, not just during the holidays, but all year around.

5 Tips for Surviving Dual Credit High School

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BTSwithHP #CollectiveBias Whether your kids are homeschoolers or public schoolers, dual credit is an invaluable program that I think all families should look into. With dual enrollment, your child can take one class …

The Polar Vortex in Ohio

When the famous polar vortex hit in January, I had just received a brand new Mazda CX-5 to test drive for an entire week. You know, normally snow and terrible roads are not a big deal to us Ohioans, because most of us are trained at age 16 to drive …

A Week of Being Spoiled

Being a blogger definitely has its perks. January spoiled me with a week of driving a vehicle that I fell in love with, a 2014 Kia Sorento. First off, here is me getting a red light ticket! Of course, I did not actually go through a red light. My back …