Connection is Key

I don’t plan to write about my kids’ specific behaviors. And I definitely don’t want to write about it in a way that shames them. You won’t see me post pictures of my kids crying on social media or here.…

Spooky Sight Words

This was super low prep! My kid of activity! I drew a web. I added sight words (sightwords.com has several lists) then I wrote the same words on Dot Stickers. G got to match them after. I, also, made here…

Pepper Jelly

We kind of neglected our garden for a while. When we went back out there we found about a million peppers. Jalapeno, Anaheim, and bell peppers. I was able to freeze a good bit but wanted to try something else.…

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.…