Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and with that comes a whole slew of fun activities! Today’s focus will be feather painting, a multimedia painting experience that left me with two very happy toddlers. The premise of the activity is simple, using feathers for paint brushes the littles went to town decorating their pieces of … More Feather Painting!
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!
The key to getting up and out of the house on time in the morning is a simple formula of equal parts preparation, coffee, and cooperation from all parties involved. I’m going to give you a quick run down of our morning routine that seems to get us where we need to be on time … More Our Morning Routine
Today we’re going to look at the reduce, reuse, recycle mentality to help take a look at breaking the immediate buying cycle that many people are sucked into. We’ve all been there, especially as parents when we see some thing and immediately want it, so we buy it without thinking of the environmental impact. I … More Green Living: Part Two
A day at the zoo! … More A Day at the Zoo
We recently celebrated little mans birthday, and being the spoiled baby boy that he is, he made out like a bandit in the toy department. As grateful as I always am for the kindness and generosity of our family and friends there is one thing I will never get used to, toys that make noise. … More Why Am I Allowed to Parent Part Five: The Battery Theif
There is nothing better than finding a song that calms your baby down when they’re hysterical and luckily (or unluckily for my husband) for our little man that song is Africa by Toto. If you aren’t familiar, Africa is a classic 80’s hit by the band Toto, and has a catchy chorus that I’ve loved … More An Ode to Africa by Toto
In this week’s installment we discuss the correlation between my lack of parenting skills with the lack of pants on my son. My son is a wild thirteen month old, and although he was not always this rowdy and quick on his feet, he has never been a fan of pants. At first he was … More Why Am I Allowed to Parent: Where Are Your Pants?