5 Books that Banish School Jitters for Young Kids

Book for starting school Preschool or Kindergarten

It it that time of year, kids are heading back to school or going to school for the first time. Kids, especially the preschool and kindergarten set, can feel a bit nervous about going to school for the first time and not really knowing what to expect. I thought I would share with you a […]

Top 15 Outdoor Play Recipes

Outdoor summer play recipes

Warmer weather means much more playing outside! We absolutely love playing outside and are always looking for new ways to play and have fun outside. I thought I would share with you the top 15 outdoor play recipes including chalk paint, bubbles, and much more! Chalk Recipes 1. Erupting Ice Chalk Paint 2. Chalk paint 3. Frozen SCENTED […]

6 Ways to Raise Adventurous Kids

Adventurous kids

“Adventure is out there” This is a quote from one of our favorite kids’ movies, UP. In our family we love to live lives that are full of adventure. I think that this encourages imagination, bravery, and helps kids (and adults) live life to the fullest. Living a life full of adventure does not mean you […]

Stop Yelling at Your Kids? What is Even More Important

Yelling at kids

We all have heard and know that yelling is harmful to our children. I definitely think that as parents we need to be deliberate and conscious in our day to try and decrease or eliminate yelling in our household. But there is something that I think is even more important than not yelling at your kids. […]

6 Tips to Get Out the Door On Time With Small Kids

getting to school on time kids

We have all been there. You have to be somewhere and you have to get your little kids dressed, fed, packed, and buckled all within a certain time frame. Getting to school, a doctor’s appointment, or a playdate on time means inevitably something will go wrong; lost shoes, your baby needs a diaper change, you forget the […]

Top 10 Spring Crafts for Kids

Spring Crafts for Kids

Spring is in the air! I absolutely love Spring, it is one of my favorite season. The flowers blossoming, rain, baby animals, warmer weather, love it all. Kids love Spring as well and it can be one of the most fun seasons for crafts and so I thought I would share with you the top […]

6 St. Patrick’s Day Books For Kids


There is just something fun and whimsical about St. Patrick’s Day. It is not a holiday we really take too seriously here in our house but we do love making fun rainbow crafts, doing rainbow activities and reading fun St. Patty’s books for kids. I thought I would share with you some of our favorites. […]

10 Fun Learning Books for Toddlers

Learning Books for Toddlers

 We love reading in our house. We have books stashed away in pretty much every room of our house. I am always on the search for quality books that will help my kids learn and learn to love to read. We recently were introduced to Usborne books and we are in love! I thought I […]

Spring Bucket List For Families

Spring Bucket List

  We love making bucket lists as a way of organizing and prioritizing the most important things that we would like to do as a family in any given season or holiday. We have done one for summer, fall, and Christmas. Here are some ideas for your Family’s Spring bucket list! Here is a free […]

6 Tips on How to Get Your Child to Take Their Medicine


I think any parent of a child has been there; the fighting and tears trying to give your child medicine when they are not feeling well. Having school-aged children in your house guarantees that you’ll be dealing with colds on a regular basis, especially during peak cold season. My preschooler seems to bring something home […]

Friendship Pasta Necklaces Kindness Challenge

Pasta necklace with heart salt dough pendant valentines day preschool

I am so excited to join some blogging friends in the 100 Acts of Kindness Challenge  hosted by Toddler Approved and Coffee Cups and Crayons! We thought it would be fun to make pasta friendship necklaces to show kindness to a friend as part of the challenge. I asked my daughter which friend she wanted to show some kindness and […]

How to Dye Pasta

How to Dye Pasta Preschool

Dyed pasta is actually very easy and it can be used for so many fun things. Things you can do with kids using dyed pasta include; a sensory bin, collages, patterning, and jewelry. See below how to dye pasta in 3 easy steps! You’ll Need This to dye Pasta: Pasta of your choice (we used Rigatoni for […]

Flower Craft for Kids

spring flower craft for kids

It has been unseasonably warm where we live and it has made me have spring fever. One of my favorite things about spring is blooming flowers. Since I am having major spring fever, I thought it would be fun to do a spring flower art craft for kids with a twist. For This Activity You’ll […]

Shape Art Activity for Kids

Shape activity for toddlers

This is a simple art project for kids that let’s them use their creativity while also learning about shapes and colors. This is a great one for young toddlers and preschoolers. Both my 1 and 4 year old love it!  For this project you’ll need: Paper Paint Sponge shapes We decided on 4 different shapes […]