Breastfeeding Tips

When I was pregnant with our first, I had 2 goals (read demands). I was not going to have a c section (um… About that) and I was going to breastfeed for exactly one year (also, about that). I ended…

Water painting

Super easy set up. Super low mess. Kids were entertained with minimal support. Woot woot!!! supplies: Cups for water. I have ones like these but I like these better because they have a lid to save the paint. We aren’t…

Dishwasher Color Matching

G knew her colors when we did this but was still working in identifying her letters and numbers. This was a cool way for me to sorta be involved while working on other stuff while she worked. I taped Construction…

Highlighter Tracing

need a really easy activity? This one is probably too 5 easiest of all time. You need paper, highlighters (or a light marker), and something for the kid to write with (crayons, colored pencils, markers, whatever). make lines, shapes, letters,…

Paper Towel Alternatives

We go through a ton of rags. So many faces and hands to wipe. Plus dishes, counters, floors, high chair, etc, etc, etc. The list is endless. I try hard to avoid paper towels. Here’s what we keep in the…

Grill Plates

We made these for my dad and Hubs. It was a lot of fun! The only problem is, I found out after the fact that there isn’t any food safe ceramic paint…big bummer. That means we cover the platter before…

Food Dehydrator

We go through a lot of fruit around here. I have found it’s hard to get fruit to travel well (unless you get the plastic snack packs or freeze dried fruit). So I started dehydrating snacks to save money and…

Chores

I feel like it’s super helpful for kids to help around the house. These are skills they need to learn for life but also, we all live here so we all need to pitch in. “Team work makes the dream…

Bingo

Bingo games are a super fun way to learn and play together. I made the mistake of teaching G that you have to fill the Bingo card to win and we can’t unteach her that. Oh well. It just means…