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!
One hundred posts. One hundred thoughts. One hundred activities. These reflect just a portion of my life as a parent. I’m a momma and I’m a good momma. When I started this project of mine, I thought I had to prove that I was a good momma to other mommas out there. What I’ve learned … More 100 Ways to Celebrate
On September 10th, we celebrate our grandparents. We celebrate the silly, fun adventures they share with us and all the ways they show us love. We tell them we appreciate them, take them out for special lunches, and just make their hearts all kinds of happy . . . Because they deserve it! We turn … More Water Works
An idea developed the summer before my oldest son started Kindergarten. I wanted to build amazing memories through summer adventures, but was also feeling pulled to prepare my son for the school lessons he would embark upon the following Fall. My lightbulb moment hit on a night, similar to tonight, with everyone tucked in, fast … More Carmen Sandiego Has Nothing on US
Summer is meant to be lived with abandon. Let go of routine and schedule, kick back and relax! As we counted down the final days of school this past Spring, we started dreaming of the long summer days and we wrote down what we wanted to do to make our summer memorable. A summer version … More Kickin’ the Bucket
I have always rooted for the underdog. The come from behind or unexpected wins from the little guy always make me happy. So as the United States is preparing for a full solar eclipse, I am once again drawn to the underdog. We hear all about the sun – the large star that will go … More When The Sun Goes Dark