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!
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
When my ideas run low, I turn to my three year old for some creative projects. At least I know he will be slightly interested in it if he was the idea producer. Sometimes he lacks ideas to and we are left turning the first thing we see into a momma day activity. We were … More For The Birds
It is one thing to celebrate the National holidays, but in today’s world, there is something to celebrate every day. Ice cream, pets, pecans – everything!! Heck, on March 26, it is Make Up Your Own Holiday Day. So we declared an Earthworm Appreciation Day. Some may be wondering how we settled on celebrating earthworms. … More Earthworm Appreciation Day
Since becoming Kelly O’Brien, I have looked at St. Patrick’s Day though green tinted glasses. Motherhood took that to a whole new level. Catching little green men, pots of gold, rainbows – this is creativity central with chocolate covered in gold!! Who wouldn’t jump right in as an Irish Mom?! This year, we wanted … More Green Rainbows