Our Daily Tot School Schedule and Routine

Ideas for setting up you own tot school schedule and routine at home. | www.GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

I have always been a planner. I love making lists (either on paper or in my head) of things that need done. But lately I have been really winging it when it came to our days at home with Ellie. Now that she is officially a toddler, I wanted to set up a better routine. So today I am sharing our daily tot school schedule and routine.   Ironically, this week when I came up with this routine and planned on posting about it, we did not stick with it hardly at all. Sunday night the internet went out at our house. And so went all of my to-do lists for the blog and projects that I work on while Ellie is sleeping. So my point in this story is that you could have the best laid plans … [Read more...]

Grape Summer Giveaway with Boogie Wipes


In celebration of Great Grape Boogie Wipes being sold at Walmart, I'm teaming up with Boogie Wipes to offer the Great Grape Summer Giveaway! One winner will be drawn each week for the next eight weeks and will receive a $50 Walmart gift card and a Boogie Wipes prize pack. How to Enter From following some of our favorite bloggers on social media to instagramming a picture of your Great Grape purchase at Walmart, there are dozens of ways to enter - and a few ways to enter every single day. Check back throughout the next eight weeks to enter again and see if you won! a Rafflecopter giveaway Want to have more fun this summer? Visit the Boogie Wipes blog for all sorts of summer … [Read more...]

4 Tips for Starting School – Good Tips Tuesday #33

4 tips for starting school featured on the Good Tips Tuesday link up party - GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

It's time for another Good Tips Tuesday link up party. Today we are featuring 4 posts from last week's party that deal with starting school. Many of you probably have either already had kids go back to school or are starting your homeschool year up again. Check out these great tips for starting school.     10 Gluten Free Recipes for Kids - A Life in Balance Preschool Schedule for Home - Cutting Tiny Bites Starting School for Children on the Autism Spectrum - In The Playroom Student's Planner - Year Round Homeschooling If you were featured above, be sure to grab the "I was featured button" below. <div align="center"><a … [Read more...]

Creating a Sensory Room At Home {Introducing Achievement Products for Special Needs}

Why Creating a Sensory Room at home is beneficial and what items to include. | www.GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

If your child has been to any type of therapy outside the home, then you are probably familiar with sensory rooms. Sensory rooms can be very beneficial to children who have Autism, Sensory Processing Disorder, or ADD/ADHD among many other things. Creating a sensory room at home can be extremely beneficial for your entire family. Today I am going to share some tips and ideas for creating a sensory room in your home, along with introducing you to a great company, Achievement Products for Special Needs. They are also sponsoring a great giveaway to get you started on setting up your own sensory room. Be sure to check that out below. This is a sponsored post by Achievement Products for … [Read more...]

Omnibus Homeschool Bundle Sale 2014


It's time for the 3rd annual Omnibus Sale 2014, the original homeschool bundle sale! Only $25 gets you 83 amazing homeschool ebook products, PLUS audios, special offers and discount codes. PLUS you get 3 different viewing formats (PDF, ePub, and Why Buy the Omnibus Homeschool Bundle? If you could get the following items all in one place AND for one low price, would you do it? Curriculum for every child in your home (preschool through high-school) 10 different planners to keep you organized and on task ebooks that keep you encouraged as a homeschool mom and give advice for your homeschool year Fun activities for the kids to do Books homeschool dads would like Support … [Read more...]

Fish Themed Birthday Party Ideas

Fish themed birthday party ideas for a 2 year old | www.GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

Last year for my daughter's 1st birthday we had a puppy dog themed birthday party. This year, for her 2nd birthday we did a fish themed party. I think her love her fish came from her grandpa's who both love to fish. She has many stuffed animal fish and when she first started talking her word for fish was "dish". Then it moved to "dishies" and now she is starting the put the "f" in front of it more and more. It is so fun to watch her grow up and I love making a birthday party theme around her favorites. So this year a fish themed birthday party it was.   I told myself that I was going to make it a little more low key this year than last year's dog themed party. I think my … [Read more...]

Resources for Homeschooling And Special Needs {Blog Tour}

You can homeschool kids with special needs. Here are some resources for homeschool and special needs to get you started. - GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

Today I am sharing some resources for homeschool and special needs that I have here on my site. If you are coming over from the Homeschooling & Special Needs Blog Tour, then welcome. I am so glad you are here today. Below you will find some of my favorites posts, resources, printables and ebooks that I provide for homeschooling and special needs here on GRB. I am so excited to be participating in this Homeschooling & Special Needs Blog Tour taking place August 11-15th with four other wonderful mom bloggers. Five influential mom bloggers have banded together to bring you freebies, friendship, encouragement and a community focusing on both homeschooling and special needs … [Read more...]

4 Back to School Tips for Mom – Good Tips Tuesday #32

4 back to school tips for busy moms - Good Tips Tuesday #32 | www.GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

It's time for another Good Tips Tuesday link up party. Last week we had 116 lovely posts linked up. We are featuring 4 back to school tips for mom from last week's party.   15 Back to School Tips - Our Little House in the Country Meal Planning Resources for Busy Moms - Simple Home Blessing Back to School Mom Challenge - Christianity Cove Lunch Box Notes Printable - The Connection We Share We want this to be a resource for you to find Good Tips for your life, home, kids and everything in between! So what kinds of posts are you able to link up now? Check out this awesome list! Recipes & Cooking Tips Homemaking Tips Parenting Tips Kids crafts & Activity … [Read more...]

The Importance of Tummy Time for Babies: A Therapy Blogger Blog Hop

Is tummy time for babies really that important? Come read this therapy bloggers thoughts. | www.GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

Is tummy time really that important for babies? Today a group of therapy bloggers and myself have gotten together to share our thoughts with you! Be sure to check out all their posts at the end of this page! The post that I am sharing with you is a research paper I wrote in college while I was studying to be an Occupational Therapy Assistant. Since it was a research paper and was 8 pages long, I had to edit it to fit into this post. I am also including all my sources at the end so you can go research for yourself! How Does the Back To Sleep Campaign Affect Tummy Time? The term tummy time is a result of the “Back to Sleep” program that the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) started … [Read more...]

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