Reggio Inspired Art Work

I’ve been bit by the Reggio bug, and we have been doing lots of “Invitation to play” activities in the home for my oldest (more to come on that).  My … Continue Reading →

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Language Learning Resources

Children who learn a language before they are 5 years old store the information about that “2nd language” in the same brain area as their “primary” language information.  After this … Continue Reading →


Kinetic Sand Review

Kinetic Sand feels a bit like brown sugar without the stickiness. It never dries out. Best of all, it is so theraputic to squish and manipulate with the hand. When my 3 year old is bouncing off the walls, setting him down with the tub of kinetic sand immediately focuses him and calms him. Continue Reading →


Sexual Omnivores

Mr. Ryan explores the possibility that not only are we dietary omnivores, but naturally sexual omnivores as well. Continue Reading →


“Sweedish” Fishbowl Valentine: Free Printout

Yes, I know the correct spelling is Swedish, but how cute is a “sweet-ish” fishbowl Valentine?  Hence, Sweedish Fishbowl: My husband and I rarely celebrate Valentines day.  We don’t give … Continue Reading →

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BOOK REVIEW: “The Happiest Toddler on the Block” – H. Karp

Dr. Harvey Karp saved me from sleep deprivation when I had my first baby.  I watched his video “The Happiest Baby on the Block” and incorporated the 5 methods to … Continue Reading →


Dragon / Alligator Cupcake Birthday Cake and Theme

For my son’s birthday I wanted to keep it simpler than years past.  I usually invite too many people and plan too many things and I end up not enjoying … Continue Reading →


Cucumber Guacamole Recipe

I think I’ve made this every week for the past 6 weeks.  I LOVE this new creation.  It is by far the best guacamole recipe I’ve ever created.  There is … Continue Reading →


Lead on your Holiday Lights – what?!?

As if there aren’t enough toxins to try to avoid bringing into our homes, now there is a lead coating sprayed onto holiday light strands.  Lead is applied to the … Continue Reading →


Kale and Bean Soup 80-10-10

My days have been packed with so much to do.  Soups and easy to throw-together meals have been saving the day lately in my kitchen.  And this time of year, … Continue Reading →