Flowers and Water Beads Sensory Bin

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Here is a fun spring themed sensory bin. Rosebud and I love flowers and I through this together in less than five minutes. After we waited for the water beads to puff up to full size, it was all set for play. This kept Rosebud busy for over an hour while I made dinner. What’s in the bin? Flowers tube… Read more »

Looking For My Tribe

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I’m writing this post because of situations I’ve had recently both with coworkers and old friends. One reason I have created this blog is to talk about some of the difficult issues that come up surrounding motherhood. For me, isolation is one of those issues. To be honest, I’ve never really fit in anywhere. I’ve always had trouble meeting people… Read more »

Calming Lavender Play-dough

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I made a fresh batch of play-dough for spring and I decided to add some lavender essential oil. Lavender is supposed to be calming, so I thought it’d be good for Rosebud to play with in the evenings. This time, I thought it would be fun to make the play-dough with her. I usually use the same recipe, but will… Read more »

7 Interactive Summer Books for Toddlers

As I’ve mentioned before, I love interactive books. While there seems to be less and less of them being made, I search for them anyway. When I was a kid, interactive elements such as scratch and sniff, 3d popups and even sound helped me get into a story. We all have different ways of learning, but I think we are… Read more »

My Favorite Things for May 2019

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My list of favorites for this month will be a little different. I’m going to simply link to several articles. I will also include links to a recipe, tv shows and the books I read this month so you can check them out. My blog accomplishments this month consisted of writing a few posts and actually clicking publish. As I… Read more »

How To Get Through Blogging BurnOut

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If you’ve been following my blog for a while, I’ve talked about creating a set schedule and sticking to it. Posting on a regular schedule is an important part of a successful blog. That way, your audience knows what to expect. I’ve been trying hard to get my posts out on Tuesdays and Fridays, but things have been different over… Read more »

5 Ways Motherhood has Changed Me

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I want to wish all the mothers out there a happy Mothers Day. For this year’s Mothers Day post, I’m sharing five of the ways that motherhood has changed me. Before I became a mother, I had all these ideas of what parenting would be like. I care for and teach children every day, so I thought it had prepared… Read more »

Gifts Your Teachers Will Really Appreciate

This week is Teacher Appreciation week. If you are wondering how to show appreciation, I have a few ideas. This list is made with early childhood educators in mind, but will work for school teachers as well. It all depends on the needs of your schools and classrooms. At our center, a handful of parents will bring in food on… Read more »

My Favorites for April 2019

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It’s better late than never, right? Here are my favorite things and blog accomplishments for the month of April. This time, I have another book, a fruit smoothie recipe, Peeps play-dough and several articles. Blog Accomplishments I’m so excited! I made enough Amazon affiliate sales to get my account approved. For those who don’t know, you need three sales within… Read more »

My Favorites for April 2019

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It’s better late than never, right? Here are my favorite things and blog accomplishments for the month of April. This time, I have another book, a fruit smoothie recipe, Peeps play-dough and several articles. Blog Accomplishments I’m so excited! I made enough Amazon affiliate sales to get my account approved. For those who don’t know, you need three sales within… Read more »