Family · reviews · Travel

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) Review

During our travels last month, we stayed with and visited one of my old roommates and best friends outside of Portland, Oregon. As soon as I told her we were going to be visiting, she said we had to go to the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry. I’d never heard of it, but she…… Continue reading Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) Review

Family · parenting · Travel

Tips for a Successful Road Trip With Toddlers

Happy September everyone!! I’m incredibly sorry for the near radio silence on here (and Pinterest and Facebook and Instagram…) the last few weeks. I noted last month that August was going to be hectic and busy and crazy, and it was all of that and more! So much so that it kind of spilled over…… Continue reading Tips for a Successful Road Trip With Toddlers

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