Category: Play & Learn

Making The Most of Sick Days

Making The Most of Sick Days

Even when my little guy is sick, and should be resting, he doesn’t slow down.  He wants to play, he wants to read, he wants to draw, he wants to experiment. Recently he was home for a week sick.  The poor guy had a virus […]

The Joy of Discovering Nature With Your Kids

The Joy of Discovering Nature With Your Kids

All kids love to be outside, and most kids aren’t outside nearly enough.  I mean honestly, if you keep kids inside you’re just asking for trouble. If they are going crazy “jumping off the walls” as we tend to say….well then take them where there aren’t […]

Planning Our “Mostly Unplanned” Summer Vacation

Planning Our “Mostly Unplanned” Summer Vacation

The end of the school year is almost here!  Nicholas is finishing preschool, and his last day is June 1st.  Now I’m asking the question every parent asks – how did it go so fast? I want to be a little bit selfish this summer. […]

Spring Break Fun at Home

Spring Break Fun at Home

Spring break is upon us! We have a week to spend with our little one. So what to do when you aren’t planning a vacation away? Fun at home! Here are some of the things we plan on doing this spring break, and that you might […]

Our Favorite Books

Our Favorite Books

One of our favorite things to do together is read.  Witnessing my son’s imagination take flight during a story makes my heart smile.  As a result, I am constantly looking for new books.  We have no more room for more books. My husband has had […]

A “Bug-a-rific” Birthday

A “Bug-a-rific” Birthday

[pinit] It seems like every year kids have a different obsession. For Nicholas’ second birthday, we had an ambulance party. For his third birthday, it was all about the ocean, and this year, nothing but bugs would do. By February, I was off and running […]