Toddlers can be picky eaters and eating is one of the things they have control over. But oftentimes, as parents, we worry if they are getting enough calories. Here is a great list of high calorie foods for toddlers to try!Continue reading
Choosing a preschool can be really overwhelming and a very scary time. You are seeking out a place to start your child’s future! I’ve put together a great guide for you!Continue reading
Toddlers need activity. They are not built to sit still. That’s why it’s good to have a list handy of easy activities for toddlers for days when you can’t get out of the house or just don’t want to!Continue reading
You’ve just volunteered for the yearly family party. Panic ensues. How do I cook for all these people?! Relax! Cooking for a party is not rocket science. Let’s talk through it together. Tips, tricks, theme/meal ideas and a free planning printable!Continue reading
We’ve all had that feeling – you wake up and are instantly overwhelmed after looking out at the mess in the living room from the night before. The amount of things you thought of that need to be done are already flowing and the idea that it’s only Tuesday is so frustrating. You are in overwhelmed mom mode and need to get out. Have no fear – we’re going to tackle this together.Continue reading
Do you ever find yourself asking the question “what is a sensory bin?” I’m sure you see them all over Pinterest and Google but you really have no idea what they are and why people use them. Well here is a post for you – I’m going to break it all down for you and even show you how simple it is to make sensory bins home.Continue reading
Working on scissor skills does so much more than just plain scissor skills – if that makes sense. It helps strengthen fine motor skills which in turns help with shoe tying, writing, drawing, etc. I know it seems scary to allow a child to have a pair of scissors and a piece of paper, but I’m here to help you see that it really isn’t!Continue reading
Sensory play is one of our favorite activities around here. Sensory bins are right up there as something we do frequently. My oldest is often thinking of his own sensory bin fillers, so we made a quick list for you to check out for yourself.
Play dough mats are a great way to manipulate dough into shapes and also learn a little bit during the process. They’re a great activity for kids who like to learn with their sense of touch. Here is a printable for you with letters of the alphabet and numbers!Continue reading
As a past teacher and now a mom, I understand the importance of sensory play. Some kiddos learn best by being hands on, and incorporating sensory play is a great way to allow them to do just that – learn hands on. If you’re wondering about the importance of sensory play, read on and learn!