Valentine’s Day Story Time for Toddlers

Red and pink and love are in the air. It’s almost Valentine’s Day and time to start thinking about books and songs and activities to celebrate the day with kids. I’m truthfully not a...

12 Best Children’s Books about Moving

Have a move coming up with children? I feel you. We are packing everything we own into another moving van and moving from New York City to San Diego this month. This is the fifth time we have done thi...

5 Picture Book Inspired Ornaments Kids Can Make

Tis the season for giving. My kids love to make ornaments and other gifts. They love being able to proudly gift a friend or family member something they made or pull out their own ornaments to decora...

Freight Train Drawing Prompt for Toddlers

Train obsessed is probably the best way to describe my twins when they were toddlers. Our floors were constantly covered in tracks, train engines accompanied us everywhere, and choo choo was the most ...

3 Easy Ways to Make Magnets: Kid Made Gifts

My kids have been composing their Christmas lists since last January, but I am determined to help them think more about gifting this holiday season. I love their infectious enthusiasm for Christmas an...

Using Environmental Print to Develop Literacy

“Mama? What does that say?” He asks as we slug along in the rain towards school. “No parking.” I answer glancing at the sign on the wall. “Mama? What does that say?”...