Today marks the celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr., and his ‘Dream’ of all of us co-exisiting in society as equals and as one. It’s important for me to help instill dreams and goals for my children, so they grow up knowing that with hard work and determination, anything can be in their reach.
Homeschooling was never an option for me all of those years ago because I had to go out and make money. I wasn’t married, so there wasn’t another income to depend on.
Here are my 8 fun and educational toy picks for your little girl that will provide hours and hours of learning, not just for your child, but for you as well!
Later this week, my 7 year old daughter and I will be hosting a few friends over for a Leapfrog Party. We will be introducing several Leapfrog toys to our guests including the LeadPad, which is a tablet for kids, and Leapfrog Pen Reader which helps new readers read along with their favorite stories.
I am not sure where I want to go with this. A part of me is completely done with the notion of having more kids—I am 36 years old now and no spring chicken.
When it comes to the workforce, many things have changed, but one thing seemed to remain the same: most working class and professional types are pursuing the same goal — career, then marriage, and then a family.
As a parent, I believe in involvement in my children’s education. I don’t think it is solely the responsibility of our school system to teach our kids. It’s a team effort :
Happy Mother’s Day to all of my readers who are mothers, Grandmothers, Godmothers, Aunts, and/or mother figures. We birth the world and prepare the next generation for greatness. Make sure that you tell your mother that you love her today and show her your gratitude!
As a mother of two, I understand the importance of my kids being active in order for them to be physically fit and healthy. Video games, television, and computers have become a mainstay in most of our homes, but there is nothing wrong with spending time with the kids being active participating in activities that promote movement and exercise.
As a parent of two, the educational process is most important to me. The schools and teachers in which I entrust my children with play a pivotal role in the development and future of my kids, and I do my best to show my appreciation to those that teach my children on a daily basis.
I am very impressed that my daughter, already at a young age, is concerned about the earth and our effects on it. She has been busy going around our home and adding items to our recycle bin, turning off the lights when she leaves the room, and we even checked out a book at the library about how to make a compost.
Seventeen years ago yesterday, I became a mother for the first time. I’ve been a mother longer than I have been anything else. When I first got pregnant at the age of 17 (I gave birth when I was 18), my family was none too pleased.