Dealing with disappointments

G loves gymnastics. LOVES it. Our gym has amazing childcare and classes like art, gymnastics, and many more are included in her membership. The “problem” is you can’t sign up for them early. They are first come first served classes.…

Rice Sensory Bin

Rice is so fun to play with and you can dye it to make fun colors. Put rice in a bin/pan with spoons, measuring cups, funnels, bottles. You can, also, hide objects in the rice and let the kid match…

Mema Bread

My grandma made the BEST sourdough bread. It was different from the traditional sourdough breads I have seen. Before she got sick, I forgot to get the recipe. Then she passed away. And I realized I may never be able…

Count Down Chain

little kids don’t really get the concept of time. We set timers to help with transitions but what about longer waits? Like months or weeks? Enter the paper chain! We have made these for countdowns to Christmas, birthdays, Halloween, etc.…

Letter Caterpillars

These are a cool way to match letters and letter sounds. I am boring so I print it in black and white. I gave her the option to color them but she didn’t seem interested any of the times we…

Homemade Peanut Butter

I was really annoyed when I found out nut and seed butters have a lot of added stuff. Especially sugar. Like… Why? It’s so good without it. So I figured out that you can make you own. Ingredients: almonds, peanuts(you…

So Much Artwork!

So, what do we do with all the art work/projects we create? Well, G has a stack in her room she doesn’t want to part with.. Our neighbors all have stacks. Grandparents have stacks. We have started mailing them, too.…

Super Simple Printables.

Super Simple Songs has a ton of free content. Not just songs! They have a lot of really cool printables too. FOR FREE! YAY!! I will print in black and white a lot and G doesn’t seem to care. I…

Mashed Potatoes

I LOVE mashed potatoes. They are so good as a side or on their own. Here’s how I make mine using the Instant Pot (6 qt or 8 qt) I cut up potatoes but I don’t usually peel them. Add…

Mary Poppins Bag

When we are going our with the kids to a “not kid friendly” place, we try to pack a bag with quiet toys/books/games/coloring stuff to keep them entertained. Oh, and snacks. Don’t forget snacks. We call it our Mary Poppins…