What are your favorite inspirational quotes for kids?

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. ~Maya Angelou

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take. ~Wayne Gretzky

What are some fun animal facts?

A mantis shrimp can throw a punch with the same acceleration of a .22 caliber bullet.

The horned lizard can shoot blood out of its eyes to defend itself! Check out this crazy video from Nat Geo Wild, https://youtu.be/xodVcgJ8bc0?si=xm1f_9ElTs3DRzFP

Fun facts for kids that will blow their minds?

The Chinese soft-shelled turtle pees from its mouth.

Belugas are the only whales that can turn their heads.

What tips do you have to make the school year go smoothly?

The kids are responsible for getting their backpacks ready before going to bed, and making sure they have all their homework, books, permission slips, etc in there, and that it is zipped up and ready to just grab and go in the morning. We sometimes need to remind them to do this, but as it becomes part of the nighttime routine it gets easier and easier!

My boys pick out their clothes the night before, and always check what the weather will be like to plan for it, as well as if they have gym or not. It makes getting dressed in the morning much easier!

When do your kids typically do their homework?

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