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
My grandfather loved to garden. From a young age I remember watching him dig up the dirt and tend to the plants. He watered everyday with such a peaceful motion, back and forth. The lines of his mower were straight in the lawn and it was always so green. I can almost smell it. I … More A Not-So Secret Garden
These little projects may keep my husband grounded (read: sane) during the daytime hours Monday through Friday, but this week, I wanted all my boys to keep their heads in the clouds. Week 3: Clouds Usually lessons on clouds are in a larger weather unit – or so my research lead me to believe, but … More Summer School: Week 3 – Clouds
If the O’Brien’s did not go all out for St. Patrick’s Day, there would be something wrong with the world. We start weeks before the holiday to make sure we get every last ounce of fun out. It has nothing to do with luck, but I do feel pretty lucky with my three boys by … More Lucky Charms
They say that love is in the air, but I’d like to think it lies squarely in my craft box. Showing the special people in your life just how much they mean to you through a one-of-a-kind gift is the extra pinch of love. Giving something only you can give is like giving a piece … More Love is in the Craft Box
Arts and crafts are my preference. I am familiar with construction paper and paste. Outside this area of comfort lives the world of science. Not all sciences fall outside my comfort zone, but those around the periodic table land in another dimension. I passed my science classes, but I’m not sure how. I felt that … More Scientific Discoveries
When it comes to science, I’m afriad my beaker is half empty. I am drawn to the arts and not the science, but being a mom I feel it is important to share the whole world with my kids and not just the parts I know and enjoy myself. So momma day science projects are … More How’d They Do It?