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I’m a bit of a science nerd. By that, I don’t mean I’m good at science because I’m certainly not. However I’m certainly fascinated by specific sectors within the scientific community, especially anything on outer space and the universe....
I have to give my kids credit. They’re really good at listening to directions for a good ol’ craft project. My daughter has always been this way. She loves art and loves to keep busy with her hands. She’s always...
Since St. Patrick's Day was so close to Easter this year, I didn't feel like we were able to really enjoy the Easter decorations or have a lot of time for Easter craft projects. However, because my daughter loves...
We don’t have overly strict rules about screen time in our house as long as the screen time is being used for learning. My husband is in IT and it has never made sense to him to keep the...
Do you remember your favorite games from childhood? Games that you would play outside with friends until the sun went down. Games you would play in gym class at school before you ever thought about shaving your legs. What...
I love a good project that will keep my kids busy for a while, let them use their imaginations and be positive for them developmentally. They love new things to play with. With that in mind I decided to create...
 We are avid colorers in our house and I love a good, fresh crayon. There is just something about coloring with one that makes the whole activity seem better. Maybe it’s because it is clean and new, maybe it’s...
My husband and I usually aren’t very into the Olympics. But for some reason this year, I’ve really been looking forward to it despite the fact that there seem to be problems around every turn in Brazil. (adsbygoogle...
My kids love to paint. My daughter has painted on paper, plastic, scraps of wood and my kitchen table. My son has also painted on the table and most recently his clothing and his face. :) (adsbygoogle...
When I started my garden three years ago it was something to take my mind off the business of life. I loved the idea of being able to nurture and grow my own food, and while I knew it...
Do you need an eggcellent egg decorating idea for Easter this year? Look no further than this fun project that kids of all ages will love. We actually did this project for the first time last year and the results...
Tired of doing the same old thing when it comes to decorating your Easter eggs? So were we. This weekend we decorated Easter eggs in a way we created last year and it's so simple even my 20-month old...
By the time 6 p.m. rolls around I am dead tired. After working all day, making dinner, feeding the dog, doing dishes and a loud of laundry or two, I’m just done. Unfortunately, as a working mom that’s really...
It’s almost December and I can’t wait! I love the Christmas season. It is my favorite time of year. Everyone is happy and friendly. I love the music, the decorations and let’s not forget the food! ...
Do your kids know the value of a dollar? My daughter used to ask for something EVERY.SINGLE.TIME. we went to the store. When she was 3 we had a big blowout in the middle of Target when she screamed...
My son has been in speech therapy since August and while we’re there I love watching him work on the activities with his teacher and seeing things click in his head. Since he has responded so well to everything there...
When I was a child I would spend all day playing. During the summer months I would spend my waking hours outside, barely coming in to eat unless my mom forced me to or bribed me. During the colder...

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