Jacqueline grew up in the northern suburbs of Milwaukee before going to college and playing collegiate tennis at the University of Minnesota (where she also started dating her husband ♥). Before having two girls she taught 1st and 2nd grades in Milwaukee. Now she proudly fills her days entertaining and nourishing two little people's hearts and minds.
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Being Inclusive Is Saying Happy Holidays

These days it seems like all the news is how divided our country is. Here in Milwaukee, we are in the city which has been designated as the most racially segregated city in the United...

My Three-Year-Old and Tantrums

My Three Year Old and Tantrums Well, three years old is turning out to be all that it was hyped up to be. My three-year-old, nicknamed Hoolie, is creative, plays with friends and her sister,...

Teach Your Kids a Second Language From Home

Teach Your Kids a Second Language from Home The benefits of learning and speaking a second language are plentiful. They include all sorts of fancy terms like improved executive functioning and metalinguistic awareness, better English...
Hanukkah Activities in the Milwaukee Community

Hanukkah in Milwaukee :: Community Activities

Hanukkah 2020 begins at sundown on Thursday, December 10th, and ends at sundown on Friday, December 18th. See below for a list of activities celebrating Hanukkah in the Milwaukee community. The holidays will look a...

The Stay at Home Silver Lining

The Safer at Home order was hard. It was a total change in our everyday lives and how we conducted ourselves. There were also some beautiful things about it. The more I reflect on...

How do I do it?!

How I Do It Often people will say to me regarding having two little ones, “How do you do it?!” Here is a glimpse into my stay at home mom life with two:  On a “normal”...

The Importance of Role Playing for Kids

  The Importance of Role Play for Kids  I’m a firm believer in talking through things with my kids. I’m not telling them all sorts of stuff that’s inappropriate, but I talk through things that are...