Our Science Lab: Growing up the Playroom


As my kids have grown from toddlers to preschoolers to young elementary children (in, like, super sonic speed), our playroom has grown right along with us. We clean out and pass along our outgrown toys and stuff several times a year in exchange for new toys, stuff, and new areas for playtime. Something I recently […]

Book Nooks

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If you build a book nook…they will come…..see the book nook? (Look for the dolphin on top!) Arranging a book shelf like this creates a treasured little corner of literacy. I always meant to paint the back of that shelf with chalkboard paint, or make into a feltboard…oh well, we moved before I could make […]

If You Build It They Will Come


If you build it, they will come. Whether you live in an apartment or a house featured on MTV Cribs, having a playroom with intentional components will not only be a sanity sanctuary but a valuable place for your child to work. Play is their work. Lucky for them they don’t have cubicles or boring […]