Don’t you love that moment when you discover a new organizing hack or product that makes your life just a teensy bit more amazing? Read More
Am I the only one that has a basket full of yarn taking up space in a closet? Every once in a while I’ll pull it out to do a crochet project, but what inevitably happens is a barrage of children begging me to make ‘something fun’ with it. Read More
Growing up, there where two big chests that sat under the basements stairs. (Old ones that were made from some kind of metal and weighed about as half as much as an elephant.) When the last Thanksgiving festivity was over, Christmas was ushered in as those two chests were laboriously carried up the stairs to the living room. Read More
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Note: This Preschool Learning folder has been updated! I’ve updated the fonts and graphics, optimized the cut-out pieces, added detailed instructions and tips, and also included new content including rhyme, plant life-cycle, and beginning word sounds.
My mom bought some spring chicks. They are fluffy, fragile little things that bring sparkles to her grandkids’ eyes. When we visit, the kids crowd around the warm light and reach their hands in to touch the soft, new feathers. Read More
We have a couple ‘crazy hours’ throughout our day. They are typically the hour before lunch and the hour before dinner. I don’t know if it’s low-blood sugar or a bored anxiety but my kids’ energy goes through the roof. Read More
My kids are getting to the age that I’m trying to get them to engage in more independent activities (even if it is only for a few minutes).
My goal is not to entertain them but to prompt them to creativity and independence.
Yesterday, I had a load of laundry that needed folded and all three of my children were trying to climb into the basket as I was trying to pull stuff out of the basket. I sat them down on the couch next to me and gave them my phone so they would watch a ten minute Bible story while I frantically folded clothes. Enter the Parent Cue App! 🙂 Read More
Essential oils are like flowers, they bring life and beauty…not necessarily to the eyes but to the olfactory bulb. 😉 The happy, energetic smell of lemon or a calming whiff of lavender is sometimes all this mom needs to get a little pick-me-up. Read More