Play. Explore. Discover. Create. Sort. Order. Practice. Problem Solve. Repeat. We explored fun with letters and word work in our last post, and I promised you the second of our 2 favorite uses for our sensory bin- so here it...
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  Play. Explore. Discover. Create. Sort. Order. Practice. Problem Solve. Repeat. One of our favorite bins in our closet is full of (uncooked!) rice, a variety of dried beans, and dried red and green lentils.  A simple, easy and inexpensive...
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It’s time to celebrate the Dad, the Papa, the Grandaddy, the Father, the Pops, the Old Man.  Father’s Day is around the corner, and we’ve got you covered for all your gift-giving needs.  From grilling, to sipping, styling and profiling,...
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Breathe.  Breathe.  Breathe.  Breathe. Often, many of us parents give this encouragement to our children in their frustration or injury.  I love to hold my boys close and whisper to them the encouragement to breathe deeply, and I breathe along...
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Are you ever puzzled by the conundrum of getting your little ones to eat a hearty amount of veggies each day?  I know I am!  I’ve contrived several plans and theories of veggie consumption for my children (and for myself,...
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Bugs can be a serious bother; fighting them off as we attempt enjoy the beauty of the great outdoors without bites, stings, allergic reactions and the like can be a pain! Bugs also, however, are very interesting, entertaining, intriguing and...
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I’m always exploring new snack ideas.  I really want to utilize snack times strategically, as kids tend to be most desperate for food in these between-meal times!  We keep a stash of classic snacks around: bananas, apples, oranges, carrots, fresh...
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The beautiful spring weather is arriving, and everyone is enjoying the warmth of sun-kissed cheeks, the sweetness of fresh blooms, and extended hours to play outside in the fresh air! The only challenge with these lovely days is getting spoiled...
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Believe it or not, Mother’s Day is just around the corner! For all of those who are celebrating their own mamas, or who may just need an excuse to spoil yourself one day out of the year, I’ve come up...
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Have you started shopping for your kid’s Easter Baskets this year? I love this time of year, and filling baskets is just one tradition that I’ve enjoyed continuing with our kiddos. I also loooove making these Resurrection Rolls on Easter...
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