Movie Review; Class Dismissed

My local homeschool group, ENRICHri will be hosting a showing of the movie Class Dismissed, A film about learning outside the classroom. I was asked to do a review of the film before hand, because as we all know, I tend to be vocal in my opinion. This film is amazing. If you have even […]

Class Dismissed Movie

Parenting and Potty Training

Balance: How Do I “Do It All”?

At least once a day, I’m asked how I balance it all; homeschooling, owning a thriving business, self-care, recreational aerialist, all as a single mom. I’ve really struggled with an answer for this. Apparently, I put on a really good show of “doing it all.”  Um. Yeah.  I don’t do it all. But I do […]

The Kid Who Just Can’t Release The Pee

This is a very common scenario. You start potty training. Everything is going great. The child quickly understands the feeling of having to go pee. They tell you. They sit. And nothing. Nada. Zilch. That’s cool. They get up, go about their business. Have the feeling. Tell you. Go and sit. More nothing. This goes […]

Parenting and Potty Training

Is Night Training Really Necessary?

If potty training itself has the potential to scare the bejeezus out of parents, then night training has the potential to cause full blown panic attacks. WAKE A SLEEPING CHILD? ARE YOU KIDDING ME? I get parents practically shouting at me through the internet. So of course, the next question then becomes, is night training […]

Parenting and Potty Training

Parenting and Potty Training

Struggling With Getting Poop In The Potty?

Pooping difficulty is probably one of the most common issues when potty training.  There’s a million different specifics but the gist is a child who’s doing well with pee and for some reason, just can’t let go of that poop in the potty. It can look like fear. It can look like a power struggle. […]

A Modern And Major Potty Training Mistake

If you know my work at all, you know I consider myself a “real world” potty trainer.  As if potty training weren’t challenging enough, we as modern parents have some extra challenges that can muck up the process for us. There’s a very new problem that can throw a wrench into your system. This problem […]

Parenting and Potty Training

Parenting and self care

My Random End of Year Thoughts

I love New Year’s Eve. I usually lay low and don’t do too much. I love reflecting on the past year and gearing up for a new one. I don’t do resolutions. But I recommit. I like to recommit to my vision for my life, what I’ve done, what I want to do…going inward and […]

Parenting and potty training

Let’s Get Really Clear About My Homeschooling

As you may or may not know, my last article about homeschooling went viral. I’ve never had over 60,000 likes before, nor so many comments.  It was very overwhelming to keep up with all the comments. So, I stopped. But a few comments stuck with me and  I’d like to address them all in one […]