Setting Actions

Setting Actions

I’m a big fan of goals. People say that goals should be S.M.A.R.T. – Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time-Bound. I’ve made a LOT of SMART goals in the past – but this year, I am focusing on action. Why? Because the goals I have...
Reverse Shopping

Reverse Shopping

  The holidays are coming…and this means an influx of STUFF. One of my favorite things to do right before the holidays (okay, it’s my favorite thing to do any time!) is something that I call “reverse shopping.” Basically, I go through my...
How To Make Giving a Holiday Tradition With Your Kids

How To Make Giving a Holiday Tradition With Your Kids

  I’ve written in the past about how I handle holiday giving with my goddaughter. Honestly, it’s one of my favorite things about having started Home Key – to be able to dive into how we think and feel about the stuff coming into our lives...
Guest Post – Post-Conference Organizing Tips

Guest Post – Post-Conference Organizing Tips

What do you do when you need something that you know nothing about? Bring in the experts! Conferences for elementary-aged students can be a stressful time for parents. But that’s where my knowledge tapers off. Luckily, this week I have a guest post from a fellow...