I have a son who loves basketball. He loves dribbling, passing, driving to the hoop, and of course, he loves the swish! All he wanted for his birthday was a basketball party with his friends and I wanted him to have his b-ball birthday wish. Getting into the spirit of the game I reflected on … More Dream Team
December first is our start date. The first day of our advent calendar. The first day of our holiday merriment. We have already started counting down to Christmas. Each day we do something together as a family and I have just as much fun as my kids. This year I was feeling a desire to … More Merry Countdown
In 4th grade, I had to memorize and recite a poem to my class. To this day I remember every word and I have taught my son. When homework blues hit we shout it out together, “Homework, oh, homework I hate you, you stink!” The Poem is by Jack Prelutsky and super fun!! I do … More Homework Hero
As a parent I turn to Google to help answer my kids questions. I imagine my mother opened an encelopidia. I also imagine we had to look harder back in my day. We’ve asked my little expert questions before, but when I tried recruiting him for this post, he turned on me. He said he’d … More Questions From the Expert
For some, pumpkin day is a trip to the pumpkin patch. For us, it is that and SO much more. It is everything from sunrise to sunset pumpkin. Breakfast, lunch, dinner pumpkin. It is so over the top that we can’t wait for the day to come and my kids look forward to each and … More Keeping Pumpkin Cool
My children have loved reading from a very young age. If we weren’t reading them stories, we were making up stories or songs every night before bedtime. My husband tells amazing stories and I have a knack for creative songs written on the fly. Together the songs and stories found their way into my kiddos … More Ready for Reading: Charlotte’s Web
I’m thankful my kiddos are small and scary Halloweens haven’t entered the picture yet. I don’t do scary. Our Boo projects are cute and fun and a bit funny. We spent our momma day making ghosts. One not-so-scary ghost and one friendly ghost to help get us excited about Halloween. Simple projects with materials found … More Things that make you go . . . BOO!