Fun Fairy Birthday Party!

I absolutely love taking my kids to birthday parties!  I can remember as a child the excitement I felt when I would receive a birthday invitation at school and how it seemed to take forever for the day of the party to finally arrive. And now I get to watch my kids share the same […]

Lessons from a Bathroom Scale

I know this sounds like an entry on dieting or weight loss, but I promise it’s not! It’s just about a quick, spontaneous moment of learning. ~ Now on most weekday mornings, I have the most rushed showers. Either I am hurrying to get one in before the kids wake up, or they are up […]

Art Journals for Kids

Doing these simple art journals for kids is so beneficial to developing children’s confidence and fine motor skills! Read on to find out our experience using sketch books together! Are you following our Art for Kids Pinterest board?   I have to say this has been one of the most rewarding and fun activities I have done with […]

Our Favorite Homemade Playdough Recipe

Homemade playdough is so simple to make. I like being able to whip it up really fast whenever the kids are looking for something to do. This homemade playdough recipe is perfect for kids to help with too! My daughter’s preschool frequently has playdough out for the kids to explore with in the mornings upon […]

Homemade Felt Boards and Stories

My now 4 year-old daughter has loved stories ever since she was an infant. We would read to her constantly, many times the same books over and over (and over and over and over…). So a few years ago I decided to make some felt boards at home so we could practice retelling her favorite […]

Our First Fairy Garden

I ran across this fairy garden contest- Fairy Garden Contest- 2012, and was inspired to try it with Lucy. Seeing as how she is obsessed with all things fairy and imaginary play, I thought it would be perfect! We set off to find a container, soil and other goodies to start it off with. Here is […]

Children’s Creativity Museum- San Francisco

We finally took a trip to ‘the city’ (San Francisco) to visit the Children’s Creativity Museum where my sister works. It was so worth the drive and I wish we had done it sooner! We all had an absolute blast! Here’s a few photos from the trip~ Lucy and Aunt Jill getting the museum ready- […]

Lucy’s 4th Birthday

Lucy’s 4th Birthday I can’t believe I actually have a 4 year old! I know we all say this every year, but how did that go by so quickly?! We had a very low key day on her actual birthday. She work up and blew out the candles from her birthday ring. (This year she […]