“Why Most People Will Never Be Successful”

By Benjamin Hardy August 26, 2017 " “Success” isn’t just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives. Success is continuously improving who you are, how you live, how you serve, and how you relate. So why won’t most people be successful? Why don’t most people … Continue reading “Why Most People Will Never Be Successful”

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My Year in Review – 2018

My year in review- 2018 My daycare business grew A LOT (enrollment and such) and I'm very happy that I'm at a point where I can add in neat and new program features as well as have a good quality of life. In 2018: We took a trip to Washington D.C. for a week in … Continue reading My Year in Review – 2018

The Importance of DAP and Why it Makes a Difference in Early Childhood Education

Key Terms Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP) - click here for an explanation of DAP Early Childhood Education (ECE) I've heard a lot lately (mostly from non-ECE parents) about how their child got sent home with multiple crafts daily in preschool in the 1990's. I've also heard how one parent's child hasn't come home with any … Continue reading The Importance of DAP and Why it Makes a Difference in Early Childhood Education

“On Developmentally Appropriate Practice…. And Why We Don’t Push Kids Down the Stairs” by Amanda Morgan

I recently took part of the online Soar to Success Summit (engaging webinars for Pre-K and early education teachers) and a speaker named Amanda Morgan spoke about the importance of play and why it's so important to share with parents our "why" for doing the activities we do. I was so moved by her content … Continue reading “On Developmentally Appropriate Practice…. And Why We Don’t Push Kids Down the Stairs” by Amanda Morgan

5 Parent “Must Knows” for Preparing Your Child (and Yourself) for Daycare

After being on both sides of the parent and provider spectrum, there are definitely some things that I wish I had known and also some things that I wish parents would do when preparing their child for daycare. So, I’ve compiled a list of the biggest things that parents should work on with their newborn … Continue reading 5 Parent “Must Knows” for Preparing Your Child (and Yourself) for Daycare

Daycare Q&A

Hi everyone! To anyone reading this blog, I'm going to be doing a Q&A related to anything daycare- from parents, other providers, and so on so feel free to comment below and I'll make a master list and go over your questions in a week or so. Thank you for your ideas!

Pressure Washing and Gel Stain on Garage Door | House Projects

***The finished result of clean pavers, driveway, and post-gel stain!!*** (We just got these shutters put up in January and I am LOVING my house!) I've never been the type of woman who wants fancy things, jewelry, nice dressy clothes, high heels, etc. because I'm just too practical. I prefer tennis shoes or sandals, depending … Continue reading Pressure Washing and Gel Stain on Garage Door | House Projects