Summer Crafts for Kids — Painting with Seashells

Sadly, we are home from our vacation at the beach.  Unfortunately, young children don’t take a few days to get back into the swing of things — they start right at 60mph the first day they’re back!  It’s been a bit rainy since we got home, so we’ve had to find some fun indoor activities […]

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Blogging Anniversary — My Favorite Posts of the Year

It’s hard to believe I started this blog one year ago today!  It started out as just a little hobby blog, and a couple of months ago it turned into something much bigger!  To celebrate, I thought I would bring back ten of my favorite posts of the year — most of them are relatively […]

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Summer Activities for Kids — Watercolor Ice Cube Paint

It has been SUPER hot this week, but our local pool doesn’t open until next weekend!  We have been spending lots of time outside lately, but we had already used up all of our “beat the heat” ideas for outside play — except for the giant inflatable pool, but I have a spider issue, so I […]

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Playdoh

I know I keep harping on this, but I hate messes!  I was reluctant to let L use playdoh for exactly that reason — I didn’t want to find little pieces of dried out playdoh all over the floor.  I always have to remind myself that it’s good developmentally to allow your child to make messes […]

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