As a mom of a preschooler (age 3) and a toddler (age 1), I'm always looking for engaging and age-appropriate books for them, as well as book subscriptions that get them excited about reading! My daughter, Bailey has a hard time sitting through a long book. I've tried to read Stellaluna, The Giving Tree, The… Continue reading Favorite Books of November
Bailey loves cooking and sometimes I just don't want to take out every ingredient in the kitchen and do an enormous amount of dishes. So I was browsing through Bailey's cookbook (yes, she has a Disney Princess cookbook) courtesy of her Mimi, and she pointed out a recipe! It was the "Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo Wands!"… Continue reading Easy Recipe for Kids
As a work at home mom on a major budget, it's important for me to find activities locally that are free (or almost free). I'm just not the type that can sit in my house all day and neither are my kids (probably because of me). I have a hard time doing free activities because… Continue reading Free and Cheap Fall Activities for Kids
If you are lucky enough to have a space for a playroom, it's amazing! Although the rest of my house still looks like a a toy store, having that extra "special" space has been so amazing. My kids are never bored of the playroom because it's not something they see all of the time. I… Continue reading What’s in our playroom?
If your child is like mine, they LOVE sidewalk chalk. The brighter colors the better. One thing about my almost 3 year old is that her attention span is very short. I know a lot of parents say that about their kids, but hers is VERY short. I have seen other kids sit and do… Continue reading Sidewalk Chalk Math Activity
Do you spend too much money at Target? I know I do! I have recently started exploring the Dollar Tree to try to save some money. It's so hard for me to stay home with my kids ALL day without leaving the house. I get cabin fever after a few hours, and head to Target… Continue reading Dollar Tree Haul
Even though I am a school teacher and received my Master's degree in Early Childhood Education, I did not jump on the opportunity to start teaching my daughter Bailey (2.5 years old). I believe in play as the most effective way of learning at this young age. On the other hand, I do know that… Continue reading stay at home mom: homeschooling a toddler