Every once in awhile, the kids come in their room to find their animals have been reading!
It's an instant invitation to curl up and read.
I'll add in something like "You've been … [Read More...]
Like many rainy days, it started with just one box...some paint...some duct tape...
And...some pipe cleaners to make a special attachment for unicorns...naturally. Before long, Box City established … [Read More...]
Investing in your relationship takes effort and creativity, especially when you don't have a babysitter, but it is a MUST. Here's one of our favorite survival techniques for a quick date night fix.
"Hey … [Read More...]
I have an addiction. Themes. I love teaching around themes. We kind of naturally fall into themes around here, as you will see. So, it's natural, around birthday time for the kids to pick a theme that's not … [Read More...]
There was a time during stay-at-home mom life with 3 toddlers that it was easier to just stay home. There were also many days I secretly wished I could be one of the cool moms driving around all the time … [Read More...]
Our first substantial snow of the year, a few inches. Enough for a leafy snowman, a snowball fight, and some backyard sledding.
We used the sledding as chance to use the Pythagorean Theorem to predict … [Read More...]
Prior to my daughter's "I Spy" birthday party we played and played SPIES! Often the kids would awake to a mystery to solve...a missing toy, a broken crayon with a clue, missing letters to our magnetic alphabet. … [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.