For this weeks sensory bin we took major inspiration from the book Ten Apples Up On Top, although not directly farm related, the cast of animals plus apples made me feel like it belonged! I used the same bin and pasta as before, but this round I incorporated apple trees out of recycled toilet paper … More Ten Apples Up On Top Sensory Bin
As you may have read last week we’ve embarked on a very loosely structured tot school journey! With September being farm themed what better way to start the month than with an Old Macdonald themed sensory bin! Paired with Pete the Cat’s fantastic board book rendition of the classic hit, little dude can kind of … More Old Macdonald Had a Farm Sensory Bin!
After nearly two years off, I’ve returned to college to hopefully wrap up a degree in early childhood education, and man did I forget just how hard it is to sit still and listen. I had my first class last night and luckily had enough time to feed and bath the little dude before heading … More Back to School: Mom Edition
Back to school season is upon us, my classes start up next week, which naturally had me thinking on how to incorporate learning into little dudes life. I did some soul searching and lots of pinterest research and discovered the idea of tot school and immediately fell in love! From what I understand Tot School … More Tot School: A Look Into Our Journey
So if you’ve been following along in the journey lately, I recently returned from three weeks away and man is it good to be back! I digress though because today’s story is all about how my son no longer calls me Mama, Mom, or Ma. In a desperate move to hold onto the angst that … More You Can Call Me Mom
Chica Chica Boom Boom! … More Chica Chica Boom Boom Sensory Bin Fun!
This post contains affiliate links! As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases at no additional cost to you. Recently we’ve been on a journey to limit our waste and lessen our carbon footprint, which as any parent of a toddler knows, can be daunting and down right impossible! My biggest snack-tastrophy was with … More The Pouch Problem: A Snack-tastrophy Solved!
Sometimes things happen in mysterious ways, such as how a last minute fashion choice saved my baby’s bum from a bee sting. Here’s the story on this surprisngly comical event. We got together as a family to celebrate my mom’s birthday, the small celebration took place in my parents backyard on the deck. A baby … More A Bee Stung My Baby (kind of)
Recently little dude was hit hard with a stomach bug, and as a first time mom let me tell ya, it was a nightmare! Baby spit up is one thing, but when your toddler can’t communicate how he’s feeling and then just blows chunks all over the bed, that’s a whole experience no one prepared … More Sick Baby Struggles
Easy four ingredient ice cream! … More DIY: Watermelon Ice Cream!