20 non-candy easter egg filling ideas

20 Non-Candy Easter Egg Filling Ideas

This post contains affiliate links First and foremost let me start by saying I have nothing against candy. I happen to love it- I just don’t want my kids to have a basket with nothing but sweets on Easter day (we get enough of that on Halloween!) Here’s a quick list I came up with…

Talking to our Kids about Adoption

A few weeks ago I shared the story of how my husband and I were led to pursue adoption. After posting the story, I received the kindest words of encouragement from you all. The story was shared numerous times and my heart was blessed by all your sweet comments. Today, I want to continue the…

20 Brain-Stretching Gifts for Little Learners (A great Christmas gift guide for preschoolers!)

20 Brain-Stretching Gifts for Little Learners

Are you Christmas shopping for a preschooler? Maybe it’s your own child or maybe it’s a relative. Maybe you’re even a preschool teacher or daycare provider just looking to take advantage of Christmas sales to stock new supplies in your classroom. I get it. I shop holiday sales for myself, too 🙂 Whoever you are,…

Sorting Recyclables Activity

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BringingInnovation #CollectiveBias Do your kids toss everything in the trash without stopping to consider if it’s recyclable? I cringe every time I see them tossing a recyclable item in the trash can (and I usually digit out to…

A guide on everything you wanted to know about using preschool busy boxes!

How to use Preschool Busy Boxes

September is just around the corner and that means most homeschooling families are preparing, planning, and putting finishing touches on their school year plans. Maybe your homeschool family consists of grade school children and you are trying to find a way to keep your preschooler busy when you’re giving direct instruction to the older kids.…

7 Ways to Make Family Nights More Memorable

Since before my husband and I even had kids, I dreamed about creating family traditions that included camping trips in the summer, apple picking in the fall, snowman building in the winter, and family nights on Friday evenings. I wanted Friday nights to be a chance for us to make memories together as a family-…

Homeschooling in Small Spaces: Nature Tables

{For your convenience, this post may contain affiliate links} If you’ve been following the blog lately, you’ve seen I have a home preschool theme going on. Within that theme, I’m also talking about homeschooling in small spaces  (because very few of us actually have entire rooms we can dedicate to homeschooling!) These Nature Tables are…

Garbage Trucks: Books, Toys, and More!

{For your convenience, this post may contain affiliate links}  Every Monday is trash day for us, and every Monday we sit outside and watch the trashman do his thing.  It’s a cheap thrill that the kids love 🙂 As I was browsing Amazon for books the other day (because that is what I do. Buy…