I live in East Tennessee with my high school sweetheart and our two kids, Reagan and Derek. I could eat tacos and margaritas every night (I grew up in Southern California, so no Tex Mex for me). I also love coffee, Diet Coke with Diet Dr Pepper (basically everything except water), and ice cream. I like cheap things, hoop earrings, and the outdoors. And just like you, I want the best for my kids, too.

Hi there!

I am so glad you are here. If you want to keep your kids playing and learning with minimal effort, you’ve come to the right place (spoiler: I have a 2-minute-or-less rule on all activity prep).

But first, I’m Emily, a former teacher, now a stay-at-home mom and loving it.

My passion & purpose

In 2017, By Emily Lawson was born, but it was originally Sandbox Academy. The goal was to help moms do preschool at home with their kids. But now my kids are in elementary school and I still have ideas to share. So we have graduated from preschool & are embracing life By Emily Lawson.

Since you’re new, here's what you should know about me. I'm a frugal girl who enjoys shopping, but wants THE BEST deal. I love my role as room mom and PTO helper. Sounds like the recipe for a high strung TYPE A girlie, but I promise that's not me, I'm more of a type A-.

Getting to talk with you is the highlight of my day and I am so grateful for you. So be sure to say hi on Instagram or Tik Tok.

Have a question or just want to chat? Feel free to reach out to me at sandboxacademy@sandboxacademy.com.


My Mission

I HELP wives & moms ACHIEVE QUICK WINS BY SHARING EASY ways to connect with your family, by sharing activities, meals, & life by Emily Lawson.

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