Here's a pep talk for the first 3 years, the "early childhood" years.
It's exhausting. It's phenomenal. The world will never be the same on many levels. And, while the days can creep by and blend together, … [Read More...]
Hi Friends! It's an honor to be a of part of the 100 Days of Play Blog Hop co-hosted by Sun Scholars and Life at the Zoo. 100 Days. 100 bloggers from around the world. 100 ideas of simple play. These … [Read More...]
As any proud cheeseball, I live for love. While we cherish guiding our children to learn about everything from volcanoes to poetry, nothing is more important to us than teaching our children how to love … [Read More...]
Rainy days...snowy days...there can be hours ready to be spent with 2 ingredients (when age appropriate)....marshmallows + toothpicks.
On this day we had 5 kids, ages 8, 8, 7, 5, & 4.
After some … [Read More...]
The girls were 4 and almost 3...leaving a little bull in a china shop brother who was 18 months, and, or course, wanted to do everything the "big" kids are doing. Since his "big" sisters, were still little … [Read More...]
Let me set a small stage. We had been at a corporate apartment for about a month after moving 12 hours away from our family. The kids were 3 months, 18 months, and the birthday girl turning 3. It was crazy. We … [Read More...]
We woke up on Thursday to a snow day! No school...but the kids also missed their highly anticipated winter parties with their classmates. With this one suggestion, "Why don't you just throw your own party?", … [Read More...]
Mom. Teacher. Wife. Cheeseball. A love for writing. And bacon. A mediocre camera. A crunchy floor. An open fridge policy. A half full cup, that often spills. Lots of laughter.