5 Useful Craft Recipes for Little Kids

By |January 7th, 2011|

Making your own paints and play dough provides your children with a chance to see what goes into craft items that are typically bought.

Edible Instant […]

End of School Year Emotions

By |May 12th, 2010|

In two weeks’ time, Kate’s very first year of school will be complete.  We will move up in rank and become veteran preschool parents.

I can’t believe how […]

DIY Shoe Store

By |May 12th, 2010|

Zappos.com is my new best friend.  It has forever changed one of my perpetual mommyhood chores, and I owe that change all to my husband.

If you aren’t familiar […]

Preschoolers in Love

By |April 25th, 2010|

One of the most amusing parts of our first exposure to “the school years” has been watching crushes develop at this young age.

It was clear just a month into […]

Bug Painting, Literally!

By |October 20th, 2009|

We have been doing daily activities, as part of homeschooling preschool, and I think this was one of my kids favorite activities so far. We […]

Is your toddler ready for preschool?

By |July 19th, 2009|

There have been a lot of changes in the way people think about school and at what age kids should start. You may be grappling […]

Deciding When to Separate Twins in School

By |July 6th, 2009|

The Great Debate of when to separate twins often happens at home, at school, even at the therapist’s office. Many schools simply require that twins […]

A Bird Craft for Kids

By |March 20th, 2009|

My four year old son is soon turning five, and has FINALLY found my love for crafts. We spend many weekend hours cutting and gluing […]

Curious George Story Stretchers for Preschoolers

By |March 12th, 2009|

Curious George is a long-beloved children’s book about a mischievous monkey. If your children are anything like mine, they will love the antics Curious George […]

Two Recipes to Fight Rainy Day Boredom

By |February 24th, 2009|

It’s that time of year. Spring is just around the corner, but the sky is gray and the kids are stir crazy. How do you keep […]

Questions to Ask During Preschool Tours

By |February 17th, 2009|

Preschool shopping for your child is an intimidating process. It should not be tackled without doing thorough research. You are entrusting your child’s care and […]

Routines Are Helpful for Preschool Mornings

By |February 8th, 2009|

I did not have a set-in-stone morning routine until my daughter was 2 years old. You see, I was a WAHM. If my daughter woke […]

Games That Foster Prereading Skills for Preschoolers

By |February 5th, 2009|

Recognizing letters by sight and sound are two important first steps in early reading. You can help your preschooler learn these skills and have fun […]

Sometimes Having Twins is Easier

By |January 27th, 2009|

Obviously having two babies has its challenges. Yet there are times, especially as the children grow, that having twins is easier than having one child, […]

Choosing the Right Preschool for Your Family

By |January 23rd, 2009|

Finding the “right” preschool for your child can seem daunting, but with a little advance planning the process can be painfree.

 I have three children […]

Keep Your Mom Schedule Realistic

By |August 25th, 2008|

I’ve been a coordinator for a moms group for over 3 years now. My oldest son will be four in December. I’m currently in […]

Preschool is Not the Only Option for Your Young Child

By |July 28th, 2008|

Not all parents plan to send their preschoolers on to school. For many the decision to instead keep their young children home is what […]

Skills Your Preschooler Needs Before School Starts

By |July 13th, 2008|

Preschool is just as the name implies, before school. Though many parents focus on academics hoping to give their young children an upper edge before […]

Setting a Kindergarten Schedule

By |July 5th, 2008|

So you’re on the verge of a kindergarten. When the summer months come to an end, will you be able to let go and say […]

Preschool Art that Supports Development

By |June 3rd, 2008|

The great news about healthy preschool art is that it requires very little planning. If parents keep basic supplies on hand such as glue sticks, […]

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