Dr. Seuss’ “The Sneetches” Activity

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  The Sneetches is a lesser-known gem in the sea of amazing Dr. Seuss books.  It is not only entertaining, but it also teaches two very important lessons!   This book above has the The Sneetches story as well as a few others that follow it.  But we're just focusing on The Sneetches in the following description. The Sneetches is a book about 2 different types of Sneetches: … [ Keep reading… ]

Smile!

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  "Mommy, I love you." "Thank you, Buddy.  I love you too!" "Does that make you smile, Mommy?  When I tell you that I love you?" "Yes, baby.  It makes me smile REALLY big."   This was just a small sample of a conversation I had with my 4-year old while I was preparing lunch this past week.  It had been a long week with three straight days that we didn't leave our house (or … [ Keep reading… ]

Show-and-Share Saturday Link Up!

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There were so many GREAT ideas shared last week.  Here are just a few:   Think Magnet has a TON of tangram ideas that go along with the book Grandfather Tang's Story, including this yummy tangram-inspired lunch! Tot Treasures shares a brilliant idea for mess-free sponge painting! Creekside Learning shares some great tips for using everyday items to teach your child about … [ Keep reading… ]

Winner of the Love Duo Necklace

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Out of 645 entries, the winner (via random.org) is...   Comment #385:  Debra who said, "I poked around Tina’s site and still my favorite is the Love Duo Hearts necklace, but I also really like the Square Roots’ Locket (2 Print)!" Congratulations, Debra!!!  You should have already received an e-mail from me.  :) A special thanks to Tina Steinberg Designs for sponsoring this … [ Keep reading… ]

Potty Toys: Motivating your Kids to Use the Toilet

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  Guest Post by Adrianne of Kids Cog Works   As a mother of three boys, I know a thing or two about enticing them to enter the realm of using the potty. My oldest child was resistant and it came to a head one day, we just had to do it. I honestly wasn’t too sure about what to do. I pondered on what would make the whole experience less scary.   The bathroom is an … [ Keep reading… ]

Cubed Cheese Sculptures

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  Looking to make lunch time or snack time a little more interactive?  The boys had TONS of fun creating sculptures using cubed cheese and toothpicks! We've been holed up in the house all week due to Big Brother (and now Little Brother) being sick.  We were desperate for a little excitement...even if it only involved cubed cheese.  :)   You guessed it...all you need is some … [ Keep reading… ]