As parents, we are bombarded with new products all the time. It starts with friends or family sharing ideas of what they’ve found most useful as a parent. We see ads in parenting magazines or the latest and greatest products on TV. We register for many exciting, new things as we await the arrival of… Continue reading Gotta Have It!
As summer is quickly coming to an end and fall approaches, it’s the perfect time of year to plan a few last minute day trips or maybe some weekend getaways during the school year, while the weather is still favorable. Below I’ve listed a few of our favorite spots that we visit in order to… Continue reading Day Trip Snippets
I know Easter has passed, but it’s still April and I saw that all the plastic eggs are Target are on sale for 90% off. Hurry out for some after holiday activities that are sure to be fun and educational anytime of year!
The extremely warm weather a few weeks ago tricked my kids into thinking summer was already here! Now that it’s turned chilly again (hopefully for the short term) they are anxious for the warmer temperatures to return so they can head to the beach. In the meantime, we brought the beach to us, indoors! Materials:… Continue reading Beach Exploration
With spring only a few weeks away, it’s the perfect time for planting some fresh herbs. There are so many to choose from and with a small planter, a bit of dirt and a sunlit window sill, you are all set for some planting fun! The girls at my house can’t hardly wait to see… Continue reading Springtime Fun!
In preparation of Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d pass along a few fun preschool activities. Although these are “heart” themed, any of the activities could be adapted to various holidays, themes or your individual child. It covers everything from writing to problem solving, counting, sorting, graphing, probability, estimating & measuring. And…it’s all FUN! Don’t forget… Continue reading Heart Smarts
As I stand in my kitchen making dinner, I also find myself fielding questions from my curious 4 year old, helping my 3 year old to find a missing toy, having my pant leg tugged on by my 1 year old, while also shooing a big German Shepherd out of the way and shouting at our… Continue reading Too Many Cooks