Kids and Learning During School Closures

New to This Mom Loves? Come find me on Instagram! I was on The Morning Show today talking to Carolyn MacKenzie about keeping kids learning during the extended break! We talked about how worried parents should be about this lost time, whether to expect work from teachers, what teachers really think kids should be doing […] Read more…

Working Out at Home? My Fave New Site

While I’ve never been a gym girl, I’m sure there are many of you practising social distancing and missing your gym or fitness classes right now and looking for something to do at home…so I thought it would be perfect timing to share my new find with you! I recently read Carrie Underwood’s new book […] Read more…

Marker Recycling With Crayola ColorCycle

About a year ago our school joined the Crayola ColorCycle program, a sustainability initiative designed to repurpose dried out markers – which are abundant in a school setting. (Especially kindergarten: “Put the lids back on the markers, boys and girls!” is one of those refrains I wish I had prerecorded. Along with “Fingers out of […] Read more…

Ep 44: Jessica Lahey on Kids and The Gift of Failure

Jessica Lahey, teacher, mom and bestselling author of The Gift of Failure, is here with tons of advice to help our kids become independent and thrive! We cover homework, bullying, rewards, parent/teacher relationships, the importance of free play and her surprise endorsement from Kristen Bell! Jessica also gives us a sneak peek at the fascinating […] Read more…

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