Construction Site Story Time for Toddlers

I have this photo of my twins from when they were toddlers where they are both trying to squeeze through the front door at the same time with wide google eyes. What were they so eagerly trying to get ...

Christmas Picture Books about the Nativity

My kids start making their Christmas lists for Santa in June and as much fun as the big guy can be, I want Christmas to mean more than Santa and present to my kids. We have worked on emphasizing the s...

24 Best Christmas Books for Kindergarteners

The Christmas tree twinkles and that freshly showered smell fills the air as our pajama-ed twins squeeze in next to me on the couch for the latest Christmas book. Together they rip open the wrapping p...

Tweet Tweet! Birds Story Time for Preschoolers

I have a vivid memory of my twins running from tree to tree in our backyard in Wisconsin staring up at the branches and loudly shouting “robin!” It was late Fall and I was freezing cold, b...

How to Make a Simple Graham Cracker Houses

Decorating a gingerbread house is a pretty classic Christmas activity, but it requires planning and preparation. I have never had it quite together enough to make Gingerbread and one of my kids has a ...