Cara Rosenstein

Cara Rosenstein
Cara is an Arizona native and a mom of two boys - Bentley (6) and Ashton (4). She has been married to her husband for 8 years, and they met while they both worked at JCPenney in college. He is a Minnesota native, so he has introduced her to everything outdoors. Being a boy mom now, she enjoys fishing and exploring what AZ has to offer. Cara has been a math teacher for the past ten years, and she is passionate about education. She is also a huge fan of iced coffee, wine, and Trader Joe's.

5 Questions To Ask Your Kindergartner About Their Day

I am a first time kindergarten mom. I have no clue what I am doing, and I cried like a baby on my son's first day of school. We are almost a month into...

Getting Out of My Mom Comfort Zone and Camping

I am a mom of two fun and wild boys. I have become an expert on Paw Patrol, PJ Masks, Thomas the Train, and Lego towers. I have learned to tone down the shock...
holiday traditions

When Holiday Traditions Change

I don't know about you, but I'm not a big fan of change. Change is inevitable, but it takes me a while sometimes to adjust to it and feel at ease. October through December...

Games By Absolute Zero – Help Your Kids Enjoy Math!

I am a math teacher, and I am always looking for new and fun ways to incorporate math into my 4 and 6-year-old boys' daily lives. I want my boys to enjoy math and...
We Can Do Hard Things

We Can Do Hard Things!

As one of my favorite authors, Glennon Doyle, always says, "We can do hard things!" This year has been full of hard things, hard decisions, and hard conversations. I feel like we are all...

Cubles: The Perfect Hands-On Activity For Kids

With distance learning and the pandemic, I think it's extra important right now that I find engaging activities for my kids that don't involve a screen. One of my latest favorites is Cubles. Cubles are...
a dose of grace

A Dose of Grace

Now that it's July, back to school season is on everyone's mind. We have been home with our kids for what seems like an eternity, and we are all wondering what school will look...
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5 Reasons to Escape to Heber-Overgaard this Summer

Traditionally my family has always gone to Prescott, Sedona, or Flagstaff to get away from the heat. Last summer we decided to try a different part of Arizona, and we rented an AirBnB to...
Disney withdrawls

Disneyland Withdrawals? – Disney On The Dime Saves The Day

My family loves Disneyland, Disney movies, Disney+, Disney songs, etc. If you are like me, you may be going through Disneyland withdrawals. We are itching to go back and anxiously awaiting the day that...
most important job

Quarantine Musings – Being a Mom is my Most Important Job

I mark the beginning of quarantine and our world turning upside down as March 16th. I am a teacher, so it was the first official day of our spring break. I knew going into...
pregnancy anxiety

Pregnancy Anxiety

I have been pregnant 5 times now, and two of those pregnancies have given me my two beautiful boys. I have also had a miscarriage and an ectopic pregnancy. I found out I was...

An Alternative to Dinosaur Chicken Nuggets

If your kids are similar to mine, their two favorite types of chicken are either the dinosaur chicken nuggets that you buy in the frozen section at your favorite grocery store, or Chick-fil-A nuggets....

Looking Ahead to the Holidays: 12 Date Nights for 2020

The holidays are quickly approaching, and I can't wait! If you are like me, you may already be thinking of gift ideas and making lists. My husband is a typical guy, and what he...

My Top 6 Trader Joe’s Fall Finds

I am a big fan of Trader Joe's. A lot of my weekly meals for my family include Trader Joe's products. I live for their fall launch every year, and I stock up on...
unconventional schedule

Living Life With a Spouse on an Unconventional Schedule

I am a teacher, and my husband is an internet sales manager for a local car dealership. I have Saturdays and Sundays off. He has an "unconventional" schedule with random days off and sometimes...
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