Family · parenting

Transitioning Your Child To Their Own Bed

Where your baby and/or child sleeps is a hotly debated topic among parents and non-parents. Everyone has their own strongly formed opinions on the matter, when really, at the end of the day, it’s nobody’s business whether your child sleeps in their crib, in a bassinet, or in your bed. Personally, I always felt it…… Continue reading Transitioning Your Child To Their Own Bed

Blogging

July 2018 Blog Traffic Report

Happy August! It’s once again time for my monthly traffic report!   Before we even get started, I’m going to be straight with you: July was a weird month. I burned out hard, not from blogging, but from my ridiculously hectic life. I wound up taking an entire week of a break from blogging and pinning to just try…… Continue reading July 2018 Blog Traffic Report

Art · homeschooling · learning

Preschool – Kindergarten Coloring Pages Now Available!

Do you want some fun, original coloring pages for keeping your little ones happy and busy? Do you also want to keep them learning while they play? Then you should check out these original, new coloring pages! As an artist, I’ve struggled to find a lot of opportunities to be creative in the ways I…… Continue reading Preschool – Kindergarten Coloring Pages Now Available!

Family · life · parenting · Uncategorized

Parents Need to Have Fun, Too

As I’m sure most parents would agree, parenting, by itself, is a full time job. Whether you go into the office everyday or stay home with them, you have a job on top of your other job. And it’s a high stakes, high pressure job that you stress and worry and think about all day…… Continue reading Parents Need to Have Fun, Too

homeschooling · learning

Ice Eggs Sensory Play

As a stay at home mom, and homeschool preschool mom, I’m always on the lookout for new, fun sensory play ideas. Sensory play has a lot of benefits for children. It helps them explore and recognize their different senses, which isn’t something you can really “teach” without letting them explore. And according to Educational Playcare,…… Continue reading Ice Eggs Sensory Play

Family · parenting

What To Do If Your Child Loses Their Manners (And Becomes a Tantrum Throwing Terror)

Tell me if this is familiar: Your sweet little toddler is a perfect darling. They say please when they ask for things, they say thank you without being asked, and they’re perfectly happy and content in the store while you shop. You brag about how well behaved and polite they are. Then, seemingly overnight, they…… Continue reading What To Do If Your Child Loses Their Manners (And Becomes a Tantrum Throwing Terror)

homeschooling · learning

Fun Ways To Help Your Child Practice Their Scissor Skills

One of the trickiest skills to master for a little kid is using scissors. It requires fine motor skills, hand eye coordination, and bilateral coordination, which is when both sides of the body work together at the same time while doing different tasks. It seems easy to an adult, because we’ve been using scissors as…… Continue reading Fun Ways To Help Your Child Practice Their Scissor Skills