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“fang-overs” and bottle caps

I’m notorious for trying to squeeze everything and anything into one day. Just one more load of laundry before bed. One last wipe of the countertop before I head up stairs for the night. One more story. One more chapter. One more episode. You get the idea. I have discovered the hardest person to say Continue reading


“Mr. Pete, Where are your feet?” Children’s book review

I received an E-copy of this book free of charge for review purposes. Regardless, all opinions are my own. If the binoculars and dog eared bird guides I have stashed by the window wasn’t a clue already I am sure it won’t come as a surprise to anyone that I have a soft spot for Continue reading


From caterpillar to butterfly

One of my favorite springtime activities to do with my children is to bring in the painted monarch butterflies.We are given the unique opportunity to watch them as they transform from tiny larvae to chrysalis to beautiful painted monarch butterflies. It’s a chance to get up close and personal with some of our favorite bugs Continue reading


DIY:The best homemade playdough

As most of you beside being a mother to four and a part time blogger I am also an early child care provider. With 4 children in my care under the ages of 4 one of our staple activities is the play-dough center. It won’t come as a big surprise when I share that we Continue reading