The weather begins to cool down, the days become a little shorter, and most nights are filled with the sound of cicadas and it typically means that it is back to school time. The beginning of the school year can be exciting, nerve-wracking, and all together scary if you don’t know what to expect. Here … Continue reading Back to School Made Easy!
Sweet, sweet summertime. It's slipping away! There is so much to love about summer- backyard grill outs, bonfires, the lake, outdoor walks, the pool, the 4th of July, picnics in the park, sunshine, the list goes on and on. But really, it all comes down to the fact that we get to spend more time … Continue reading The Great Sensory Outdoors
Everyone loves summertime and being outside, right?! You can’t beat warm sunny days playing outside on the green (or brown) grass! But, when the excitement of summer is in full swing, it can be difficult for children to follow directions.. especially while outside. Incorporating direction following games while playing outside can be helpful in teaching … Continue reading Learn and Play: Following Directions Outside
When Hank first started on puree, I made them. Because I had one child. And that child was only going to get the best. So I steamed pees and boiled carrots. I pureed until every mini mason jar in the city had been filled with mushy love. I thawed and warmed to perfection. And he … Continue reading Stage 5 Baby Foods
"Sooner or later...." When someone starts a sentence like this, I cringe. I am not a "Sooner or later" type of girl. I am not a "Hold your breath and wait" kind of lady. I am a doer. I seek answers. I read, I research, I ask. I do not hold my breath and wait. … Continue reading Sooner or Later