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Mo Willems Brings Elephant Gerald & Piggie To Life in an Off-Broadway Musical

Who are Elephant Gerald and Piggie? None other than the stars of a book series written by Mo Willems, an award-winning writer who is also known for his work with Sesame Street. In January, I had the pleasure of seeing six of those books come to life in one play, titled “We are in a Play.” In the…

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Why I Won’t Teach My Kids About New Year’s Resolutions

Sometimes I feel bad for my family. I can be very meticulous and it can translate into the constant need to correct something. There’s fine tuning, analyzing, maybe even over organizing and over analyzing—sometimes the smallest of things. It can get out control if it’s not tamed. I recognize though that there are those times where it really matters. It’s in the…

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The Ideal Mom Retreat

In my opinion, the ideal mom retreat is a place of refuge. It’s a place where you’re at peace, your focus is centered on enjoying that peace and you’re taking care of YOU mentally, physically and emotionally by doing what makes you feel good.   All year, I’ve been wanting 3 things: 1. to go on…

Homeschooling Diaries: Why Observation is Important

I don’t have a special story here nor deep revelation, just some exploration with my kid and observation. If you remember in my previous article titled, Homeschool Tot School vs Nursery School, I mentioned that one of the pros to homeschooling is being able to take advantage of your child’s interests and using it as…

The Truth About Being a Stay-at-Home Mom

When you send your kid to the school of your choice, you are making a conscious decision to trust a stranger with your child’s mind. I honestly can’t think of another way to say it. So there it is for you straight and to the point. Among many, teachers teach discipline, teachers teach about team…