Kids and School
Welcome, I'm Anastasia!
Daughter of the King of Kings, wife, mom, friend, and bookworm. I am so glad you are here! I hope you’ll stick around and enjoy reading these blog posts.
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It’s hard to believe its November already! You know what that means, right? Christmas is just around the corner. That may stress you out or bring you joy. Hopefully, it’s the latter. Christmas shopping can be crazy but it can also be a lot of fun.Continue Reading
As we approach the beginning of the school year, I can’t help but be reminded of the impact teachers have had on my life and my children’s lives over the years. Teachers put out ‘fires’, navigate kids getting sick, make quick decisions, and create a fun learning environment. The list of what teachers do behind the scenes is endless. Teachers truly are undercover superheroes.Continue Reading
August 8th marks a significant date for our family. Our youngest Caleb will be starting kindergarten. Like many of you sending off your youngest child, it is an exciting time in life but also a bittersweet one. The first day of school can be daunting for kids especially if it’s a very first day. Here are some ways to prepare your kids (and yourself) for the new school year.Continue Reading
What is your child’s favorite color? What is their greatest fear? What kind of books do they like to read? How do we learn the answers to these questions and many others? By having individual time with your children. One on One time is important because it communicates value, builds the relationship, and helps behavior.Continue Reading
I don’t know about you but the hour before dinner can be one of the craziest hours of my day. The kids are all home from school, homework needs to be done, and dinner also needs to be started. Can you feel the tension? Me too. My main purpose during the hour before dinner is to connect with the kids and get dinner ready. I have tried many different strategies to free myself up to be able to focus on the kids.Continue Reading
Mother’s Day is just around the corner. I absolutely love being a Mom. As Moms, we have so much power with our words. We can hurt or we can heal. My desire is to build up my kids and pour truth into them with my words. One of the ways I do this is by telling my kids three things before they leave for the day. Today, I will share those words with you.Continue Reading
As parents, we have the amazing privilege of praying for our children. Praying for your child’s school is so important. This is something my husband Jonathan and I take very seriously. At the beginning of each school year, we go on a prayer walk as a family around our children’s schools. In today’s post, I will share the why, how and what of our prayer walk.Continue Reading