Holidays are more fun when you have children. If you don’t have any, you probably think I’m full of beans, but it’s true. Holidays are more fun when you have children. St. Patrick’s Day never meant much to me. Now, it’s a fabulous holiday and a great excuse to break out the food coloring. 10 […]
Some of the joys of summer have lapsed. No more dips in the pool. No more tank tops and shorts. Some of the joys of summer linger. Like picnics. And games. And sidewalk chalk. And making a mess. Some joys never have to end.
Grace is showing an interest in writing, so I’ve been looking for activities for her to do to that will help her to improve her fine motor skills. A couple weeks ago, I found a dry erase activity book at Simple. Messy. Fun. that I thought Grace would like. I checked out her inspiration at […]
A few weeks ago, Grace and I stumbled upon the free Make and Take craft at our local Michael’s craft store. It was really fun for Grace and for me, and we came home with a great-looking picture frame that Grace painted to give to Joe for Valentine’s Day. I started looking into more free […]
What happens when toddlers get bored? I can’t speak for anyone else’s toddlers, but mine gets in trouble when she’s bored. She doesn’t lie down on the couch and moan, “I’m bo-o-o-o-red, Mom!” She climbs the bookshelves, tries to walk on top of her kitchen, colors on the walls, dissects household objects, destroys books and […]