Helping Kids that Struggle with Multi-Step Directions

September 30, 2022 Whether you are an educator or a parent, you have probably experienced the child that struggles with multi-step directions. This could be an assignment they don't complete or get a poor grade on for school, or their inability to complete a chore or task at home. Sadly, this isn't uncommon and I … Continue reading Helping Kids that Struggle with Multi-Step Directions

Back to Normal is Too Busy

September 27, 2022 I have been a busy person since I started working. I have fleeting memories of perpetual boredom in my childhood, but since I started working as a volunteer at 15, I have none. A few years ago I started teaching virtually and was able to eliminate some tasks, only to fill my … Continue reading Back to Normal is Too Busy

Virtual Teaching – A Week in the Life

September 13, 2022 I often get asked what it is like to work from home, work as a virtual teacher, or work as a virtual teacher in an RV. With any job, in or out of the house, finding balance can be tricky, especially if one can spill over into the other--and especially if you … Continue reading Virtual Teaching – A Week in the Life

My Experience with Intermittent Fasting

September 9, 2022 When you have a lot of food allergies, eating can be an annoyance, or even life threatening. Add in the stress of modern life and it is very easy to overeat or eat poorly. Diets are not my thing either--most of them have things I can't or don't eat or are way … Continue reading My Experience with Intermittent Fasting

Teach the Way They Learn – Using Videos in the Classroom

September 6, 2022 If you are a teacher and have ever wished for a co-teacher or a clone of yourself to get more done, you are not alone. Especially in a classroom while teaching a lesson. We've all had that class where there was a constant distraction and the lesson was lost by the end. … Continue reading Teach the Way They Learn – Using Videos in the Classroom

Less Gamification In the Classroom

August 30, 2022 Gamification has been a big thing in Education for several years, and why not? It's engaging to students, it doesn't feel like learning, and they can demonstrate their level of skills and reach mastery and application. All the things we look for in a classroom! But... One thing I have noticed is … Continue reading Less Gamification In the Classroom

Is Virtual Learning An Option For Your Family?

August 26, 2022 With so many options for in- person or virtual learning these days, many wonder if this may be a good option. I always loved the idea of home schooling, but my children do not learn well from me, and for some reason I have no patience with my own kids, even though … Continue reading Is Virtual Learning An Option For Your Family?

A Week Off – Conquering Fear, Saving Money & Starting a New Year

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

Eat Daily On a Budget with This Once a Week Habit

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