30+ Montessori-Inspired Christmas Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

*I received these products from Oriental Trading Company in exchange for my review.  All opinions are my own.  Please see my Copyright & Disclosure Page for more information.* Thanksgiving is over, so it’s OFFICIALLY CHRISTMAS TIME!!!  As L asks quite frequently, “Wait.  Is it Christmas TIME or Christmas DAY?”  It’s not quite Christmas “Day,” but for our […]

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Kennywood Black Friday Blog Sale!

*This post sponsored by Kennywood/Palace Entertainment.  All opinions are my own.* Do you do a lot of holiday shopping on Black Friday? [ad] For my western PA peeps, here’s a place I never thought to look for great holiday deals: Kennywood Amusement Park!  Turns out they’re having a HUGE Black Friday sale on Admission tickets […]

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Why We Won’t Be Sitting on Santa’s Lap This Year

Well, “bah humbug.”  Right?  You thought it.  I might have thought it recently too.  This is our 4th year of Christmases with kids, and every other year we took them to sit on Santa’s lap.  But not this year. Were you paying attention a few weeks ago when #metoo took social media by storm?  I […]

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3 Ways to Use Puzzles in a Sensory Bin

*This post contains affiliate links.  If you make a purchase using these links, I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you.  Please see my Copyright & Disclosure Page for more information.* Wooden puzzles seem to be things we collect but then quickly lose interest in.  When Green Piñata Toys sent us a […]

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