5 Ways to Make Handwriting Fun

5 Ways to Make Handwriting Practice Fun

  As a former first grade teacher, I understand and appreciate the importance of handwriting.  With recent changes to curriculum and an increased dependency on digital devices for learning, handwriting instruction seems to be going the way of the dinosaurs.   As hard as it might be to find time, handwriting instruction and practice is beneficial for […]

Free Printable Lovable Lunch Notes

Printable Lovable Lunch Notes

School is just around the corner…literally.  Big Brother starts 2nd grade next week and I can hardly believe it.  We’re in the midst of all the school preparations, enjoying our Back to School date, shopping for school supplies, and crossing off some last-minute things off our summer bucket list.  I’ve also started thinking about lunches. […]

Magnetic Snack and Play Travel Tray

Magnetic Snack & Play Travel Tray

Traveling in the car with kids can be tough.  It seems as though there is a never-ending demand coming from someone in the backseat:  “I’m hungry!”…”I’m bored!”…”Are we there yet?”…He keeps touching me!…”Waaaa!”  To be quite honest, we rely way more on our car’s DVD player than I would like to admit.  It is a […]

Easy Tie Dye Art with Baby Wipes

Tie Dye Art with Huggies Wipes

  Once I became a mom, I found that there are a million ways to use baby wipes that have nothing to do with wiping bottoms.  :)   Here are just a few of the ways that I use baby wipes: Cleaning toys and surfaces Cleaning up mealtime messes (and boy, we have plenty of those!) […]