The learning fun continues this summer with another round of fun activities! My 5-year-old, J, is so excited to get everything done. Each week this summer – I’m whipping up eight projects a week for our nanny to do with the kids. If you’re just picking this up now – check out week 1. … More Keep Your Kids Busy this Summer: Week 2 of 11
This summer is the last one before Kindergarten. Deep breath. I can’t even talk about that yet. But – what I can talk about is the fun 11 weeks of learning I’m planning for the boys! Each day our nanny comes over she’ll be taking care of not only my boys, but her girls. So … More Keep Your Kids Busy this Summer: Week 1/11
When I had my first son – I was ready to teach him everything. I think he had his own personalized ABC book when he was less than a year old. I would read to him, “A is for apple, B is for ball, C is for cooking” with correlating pictures of him eating an … More Top Toys to Teach ABCs
Whew. One year down. I can’t believe I’ve been blogging for one year. It’s actually really shocking because I have no idea where the time has gone. Does this mean I’m a year older? My kids are a year older? Whether I like to admit it or not – time is absolutely flying by. To … More Top Posts in my First Year Blogging
I just signed my 4-year-old up for preschool… and I’m freaking out. Normal human emotion, I know. As I drove him to the preschool to drop of his registration papers I started singing a song about how he wasn’t old enough and how I need to shrink him back down. I looked in the rearview … More Did I Teach, Love and Enjoy Them Enough?
This holiday season is all about the me, me, mes. Sometimes I worry I perpetuate that when I ask my son about what he wants for Christmas, when we write letters to Santa and circle toys in a catalog. Because I just can’t stop (won’t stop) those traditions I enjoyed as a child – I’m … More Last-Minute Way to Teach Christmas Compassion
My nearly one-year-old, Big G, can’t figure out how to chew. At all. He’s been eating all kinds of finger foods – cheese, pears, banana, avocado, noodles. He can eat them… As long as it doesn’t need to be chewed. A couple nights ago I made him pumpkin (yeah, I know there was even nutmeg- … More Chewing Bootcamp