August 14, 2022 Setting out on the Tree Trek Zip Line & Obstacle Course I took the week off. I’ve had it planned for months since it was the week before Louie starts middle school. We wanted time together to prepare and for orientation and family time before the busy routine. I also have some … Continue reading A Week Off – Conquering Fear, Saving Money & Starting a New Year
August 5, 2022 If you are like me, you are always looking for ways to make routine tasks simpler, especially on those unexpected days. As a teacher and a busy parent, these happen all too often. And since we RV often, this can be a very helpful tool on travel days to have one less … Continue reading Eat Daily On a Budget with This Once a Week Habit
July 29, 2022 Dreamboards remind us of our goals You miss 100% of the goals you don't go for. But in this fast paced world, it is easy to lose sight of where we are going or what we are doing, even if we have a good plan. We need to have a goal to … Continue reading Stop Failing and Start Achieving – Dreamboards
We learned the hard way that those adorable RV renovations we saw didn't work for our family.
July 19, 2022 I think the only thing I see my students dread more than school is getting negative feedback or in trouble for mistakes. And I can't blame them. I've been that teacher and parent that harped on the mistakes, ranting and making a big deal of it. It made them afraid to talk … Continue reading Learning To Look Forward
July 12, 2022 I was born in Texas in summer, grew up in Florida, returned here after 5 years away in the Air Force, and now RV in Florida. In my travels, I have tent camped in summer along the Eastern Seaboard of the U.S., RV'd around Texas in summer in a small travel trailer … Continue reading When It’s Just Too Hot – Tips for Staying Cool, in the RV or Elsewhere
July 8, 2022 In the few months we’ve been on this journey, I have heard that phrase more than once. We had dreamed of traveling in an RV full-time, or most-time, for years. We had also dreamed of living elsewhere in Florida, but wasn't sure where to go, based on weekends and day trips, and … Continue reading I Keep Hearing ‘You’re Living My Dream’ – What’s Stopping You?
July 1, 2022 I won't bore you with a bunch of science and data, but I will tell you that there is a lot that exists to support the summer slide theory. If you aren't familiar with what that is, it is scientific evidence that kids that take the summer off without doing any kind … Continue reading Strategies to Avoid the ‘Summer Slide’ with our Kids
June 28, 2022 If you are like me, there are times where you feel either constantly overwhelmed, busy and yet not as productive and more added than removed to your to do list, or you slow down to a creepy crawl--especially in summer with less commitments. I struggle to find a good in between mode. … Continue reading Productivity Trick: 6 Tasks List
May 27, 2022 The end of the school year can be a very busy and stressful time. In addition to regular work and school commitments, there are deadlines, celebrations, parties and the inevitable unexpected something that comes up. It can be stressful. While I can't help with all the life stuff, here's a few tips … Continue reading Surviving The End of the School Year – Tips for Students, Teachers, and Parents