Non-Academic Skills to Practice During the Covid-19 Quarantine

I’ve seen a lot of parents worried about the things their children will miss during this period of suddenly homeschooling. I invite you to try a more positive mindset and consider what they don’t learn at school. These 10 options make a great jumping board on what your kids, and maybe you, could learn thisContinue reading “Non-Academic Skills to Practice During the Covid-19 Quarantine”

Quarantine Home-Schooling For Toddlers:

Activities to try with items you already own and adore. A lot of us aren’t used to entertaining our kids all day every day. They go to daycare, or spend sections of time with relatives, babysitters, music teachers, etc. Travel-bans and shelter-in-place orders are making it so that we can’t take our children out ofContinue reading “Quarantine Home-Schooling For Toddlers:”

Quarantine Activities for Babies.

It feels like weeks have been packed into the past couple of days here at my house. As out baby girl (2 years old) doesn’t go to school yet, she hasn’t really noticed that much different is going on, but I’m already starting to feel restricted. I spend all day every day working with kidsContinue reading “Quarantine Activities for Babies.”

My D.I.Y. (Dollar Store!) Sensory Boxes

We LOVE our sensory boxes. We even posted in early Instagram history that the boxes sometimes even enticed dads, older siblings, and other people who wouldn’t normally be involved in my play time with the “littles.” When I started traveling with sensory boxes, I only planned time to use them with my kids 4 orContinue reading “My D.I.Y. (Dollar Store!) Sensory Boxes”

Winter Felt Play

Felt Play is great, because it is both textural and versatile. There are so many colors to choose from, and the limits to what you can create lie in your own creativity. This winter we’ve been rotating through Snowmen and Christmas Trees. The snowmen are fun, especially when paired with your own Version of Frozen’sContinue reading “Winter Felt Play”

My Dream is Making Theirs Come True

HOW DID I GET HERE? Even 8+ years into my babysitting career, it had never been my full-time thing. It was something that I did on the side, because I made extra money. After about 8 months of a desk job I could never seem to invest myself in the way that I did withContinue reading “My Dream is Making Theirs Come True”