15 Learning Activities That Use Play Food

I am a blog ambassador for Lakeshore Learning and am compensated for my work. I receive product free of charge, but all my thoughts and opinions are 100% my own.  “Mommy, what kind of sandwich do you want?” My sweet four-year-old loves to make pretend meals for me using his play food. I don’t think…

Fall is a beautiful time for preschoolers to explore nature. Get them thinking, learning, and having fun with these 30 favorite fall ideas just for them!

Favorite Fall Activities for Preschoolers

This post contains affiliate links Happy fall Y’all!!! Sidebar: I don’t have a sweet Texas accent and “y’all” doesn’t sound quite right coming out of my mouth, but it sounds just right typing it, so thank you all (y’all) for enduring the phrase from me 😉 Now back to your regularly scheduled activity.  Whose ready for…

How to set up a preschool art center in tight spaces

How to Set Up an Art Center in Tight Spaces

I am a blog ambassador for Lakeshore and am compensated for my work. I received product free of charge, but all thoughts and opinions are 100% mine. The sweepstakes prize is provided for the winner free of charge from Lakeshore. Do you have a sprawling homeschool room with space enough for an art center, literacy…

bonding with baby through skin-to-skin contact

Bonding with Baby

This post was sponsored by WaterWipes as part of an Ambassador Program for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. I’ve never seen the inside of a hospital delivery room. I’ve visited plenty of new mamas and their newborns, and I’ve held plenty sweet newborn infants, but I myself have never experienced…

Use marshmallows for these 30+ fun activities! Great summer ideas for kids!

30+ Clever Activities that use Marshmallows

  By a virtual show of hands, who here *loves* marshmallows?!? If you could see through the screen, you would NOT see my hand raised. Nope. Not here. I am an absolute sugar fiend, but I just don’t like marshmallows…well…I don’t like eating them, at least. We happened to have a bag of them in…

Summer Water Safety Tips

Welcome to summer! Temperatures are up and pool party invitations are aplenty. While I love the chance for my kids to splash around and have a good time in the water, pools make me capital “N” Nervous…I feel like there’s so much that can go wrong in the pool and my nerves get the best…

Beautifully Simple Nature Activitiesyuiu

Beautifully Simple Nature Activities

This post contains affiliate links I love doing nature inspired preschool activities with my kids! Mostly, that comes in the form of playing in the mud or planting a garden, but this spring we also incorporated a few (beautifully simple) nature activities that were a hit with everyone. Here’s a list of some if the…

bathroom hacks every mom should know

5 Bathroom Hacks Every Mom Needs to Know

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Scott Tube-Free for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Life hacks are pretty popular these days. There are whole sub-categories of life hacks, too, like cleaning hacks, parenting hacks, green living hacks etc. The reasons these hacks are so popular is because parents are always…