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5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting the Child Find Process

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting the Child Find Process

At 2-and-a-half years old, my son, William, showed early signs of spectrum behavior and received services from Early Steps. With a recommendation from our pediatrician, we were able to get our son privately evaluated and diagnosed with autism by a psychologist. Shortly after we received the diagnosis, William aged out of Early Steps, and we had […]

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Conquering Homework Battles and Other Common Parenting Concerns

This post on conquering homework battles is brought to you by Proactive Life Skills. I have a confession to make — I hate homework. Don’t tell my former students or my kids, although I doubt my kids would be surprised. We’ve all suffered through battles over finishing homework. After a busy day at work, driving […]


Make Math Fun with Revolution Math

This educational program review was brought to you by Revolution Math. All opinions are expressly that of the author.Math can be frustrating for many children, something my son is experiencing this school year. He’s never struggled with math before, but as a 3rd grader, he’s more intimidated with the new concepts he’s learning. He doesn’t always […]

Guide to Child Care, Preschools, and Schools

Guide to Child Care, Preschools, & Schools in Jacksonville

Disclosure :: We are frequently asked about early childhood programs and recommendations for child care, preschools and schools in Jacksonville and understand that picking a school or child care center that fits your child’s and your family’s needs can be an overwhelming task. We are thrilled to provide this guide resource, brought to you by our many sponsors! Thank [...]

Top 5 Reasons to Shop WeeTRADE this week

1. Best price in town for Halloween & Christmas clothing I could make this entire post about why WeeTRADE is absolute, hands-down best place to buy your costumes and holiday outfits. Even if your kids haven’t decided what they want to be for Halloween, think about school plays and dress up playtime. Children love costumes and […]

Sanity Saving Tips

5 Sanity Saving Tips :: When Homework Attacks

Did you read the article about that unicorn of a teacher who refused to give out homework? I did–and I cheered. If you missed it, there is a teacher, turned social media sensation, that sent home a letter proclaiming she would only send students home with the classwork they needed extra time to finish. I […]


10 Reasons You Should Join the PTA

PTA, PTO, PTSA, no matter what your school calls it, chances are if you have kids, you’ve been asked to join. It’s no secret that I’m an advocate of getting involved in your child’s education. Well, today I’m here to tell you that one of the best ways to be involved is through your school […]