Ahoy! Pirates Story Time for Preschoolers

I walk into the living room to find one of my twins standing on the couch, pretend sword in hand (thanks birthday party guest) about to leap into the “sea” where my other child is swimming...

Quiet and LOUD Exploration with Babies & Toddlers

Have you ever noticed the contradiction that babies and toddlers are both sensitive to loud noises and supremely loud themselves? Understanding the differences between quiet and loud are a complicated...

30+ All About Me Picture Books for Preschoolers

Tall bodies, short. Blue eyes, brown. Dark skin, light. Curly hair, straight. Big families, small. We are all unique and special. This month for our a Read a Day Challenge, we are going to be reading ...

ABCs of Back to School Story Time

The fresh boxes of crayons. The pointy tipped pencils. The clean notebooks with no mistakes. The bright charts with ABCs and numbers dancing across them. I love back to school season. Last year my bab...

10 Best Picture Books for Baby’s First Year

I felt silly reading Winnie the Pooh to my newborn twins, but I knew it was supposed to be good for them. Still balancing tandem nursing two babies as they wiggled on the twin nursing pillow while hol...

12 Fall Themed Preschool Story Time Ideas

Planning Fall story times? Looking for preschool story time ideas? You are in the right place! I have a whole packet of Fall Preschool Story Time ideas. Fall is a time for crunchy apples and bright or...