How to Go on a Nature Walk – Preschool Learning Activity

Going on a nature walk or scavenger hunt with your children is an excellent way to inspire a love and appreciation for the natural world. I share how we do it and give a free printable for your own nature hunt book! Once we decided we were going to try homeschooling for pre-k, I searched […]

Mud Pie Kitchen Fun with Kids – Preschool Activity

There’s something so primal and animalistic about mud. It’s cold, wet, slimy, sloppy, sticky, gooey and brown – a sensory bin at it’s finest. Recently, I let my kids tap into their inner cave boys and go to town in it. It was quite the success and a great way to kill a couple of […]

Montessori Preschool Activities – Water Transfer Trays

Here are some fun and educational activities anyone can do at home with young children – whether or not you subscribe to the Montessori educational philosophy. These budget-friendly materials (under $10) can be used to pass the time, as part of your preschool homeschool routine, and even a fun activity for a playdate! We all […]

Smarty Pants – Training Pants and Cloth Diaper Review

I’m always on the look-out for good quality and affordable cloth diapers and they aren’t easy to find. In my Complete Cloth Diapering Guide, I write about several brands I’ve tried already, but I hadn’t tried Smarty Pants brand of both cloth diapers and training pants for toddlers. They have super cute patterns and are […]

Merry Messy Mondays #2

I’m starting off the week with another episode of Merry Messy Monday! This helps keep me thankful and positive since Mondays can be long and rough as a SAHM, and record memories of my family for the future. Hopefully it will also bring a smile to your face. This week was a messy one, with […]

We’re doing the 3 Day Potting method!

We are knee deep in the last day of our three day potty training method with our 30 month old and this morning Gabe woke up completely DRY! I am still in total shock. I have not followed all the rules of this method, but it must be working so far despite my small failures. […]