We were standing in the Valentine’s Candy isle, and I was trying to figure out the cheapest way to purchase enough candy for all four of my kiddos to put on their Valentine’s Cards. One package of red and silver hearts wasn’t considerate enough to place...

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February 10, 2017 You've Got This Math
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What’s your opinion of Valentine’s Day? I can honestly say I have never been a big fan. When you are single, it is a great reminder that you are, well single. I guess that bah humbug attitude invaded our marriage life, and it is...

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January 24, 2017 You've Got This Math
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“Mom, I’m going to go color,” is a phrase I hear at least once a day. Then that child will quietly disappear for a short time, only to reappear with a “present” made especially for me. There love for coloring is so great this...

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December 7, 2016 You've Got This Math
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Want to help your little ones develop an understanding of place value? This decomposing numbers activity is a fun, Christmas themed center that will help. Do you do Santa with your children? There tends to be a lot of facebook posts going around...

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December 1, 2016 You've Got This Math
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If you have ever taught adding fractions to children you have probably seen this. 1/4 + 1/4 = 2/8 Even in a classroom filled with fifth-grade students, I’ve seen this. And every time this equation floats across my desk, or wiggles in the air on...

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October 31, 2016 You've Got This Math
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We’ve been practicing subtracting numbers in the tens and hundreds. The regrouping is actually going great!! He understands the concept, performs it perfectly with manipulatives, and has almost conquered the algorithm. There is just one thing that is causing more problems than I would like. He...

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October 25, 2016 You've Got This Math
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It was a simple question. One I was sure he would know the answer to. Yet there he stood, giving me that look. The look that means I have no clue, and I don’t remember where to start to figure it out. With that look,...

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September 28, 2016 You've Got This Math
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I always dreaded it. I had finally finished the 20 problems and was sick and tired of computing. But I wasn’t done. I was now required to solve those nasty word problems glaring at me from the bottom of the page. They were intimidating and one...

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September 10, 2016 You've Got This Math
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*This post contains affiliated links Fact families can be very confusing for some children. It is just a bunch of numbers switched around, and they honestly don’t have a clue what they are doing as they stick numbers on lines. Number bonds are a...

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May 20, 2016 You've Got This Math
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*This post contains affiliated links I found these adorable monsters clip art, and just couldn’t help but create some learning printables with them. I started off making some my little twins would enjoy, and tomorrow I will share some logic problem solving I made for...

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May 2, 2016 You've Got This Math
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