Kids Gift Guide: Transportation Books

Calling all parents of toddlers and young children!!  If you have a little one who LOVES all things transportation like my little guy….you must keep reading!  Boy or girl, it doesn’t matter, these books are engaging for all kids.  All of their favorites are included: planes, trains, tractors, dump trucks, construction vehicles, fire trucks, race cars, police cars, buses, helicopters…pretty much anything that moves you can find within the pages of one of these books! While reading these, kids will {Read More}

Customized Stat Posters: BACK TO SCHOOL & BIRTHDAYS!

Because It’s Back To School time, I wanted to share an old post of mine that I thought you might enjoy!  I’ve gotten a lot of requests to bring these back, so here you have it!  Plus, I’ve added some new designs for you to check out. Are you someone who wants to document your child’s life in a unique way, but frankly, you just don’t have the time or energy to create that special something?  These posters are a fun and {Read More}

Guest Post: DIY Cool Kid T-Shirt Tutorial

Hey, Friends!  Some of you may have noticed that I’ve been on a blogging hiatus the past couple of weeks.  That’s primarily because I was getting ready to welcome baby #2 into our family!  Because I knew life would take on a whole new level of busy, I asked my friend, Christine, from Where the Smiles Have Been if she would be so kind to share a guest post with all of you!  She cheerfully agreed, and trust me on this {Read More}

End of Year Gift for Kids (Free Printable)

Welp, the end of the school year is approaching and teachers all across the nation find themselves thinking things like, “It feels like it was just August.” or “Is it summer yet?”  I know this because I taught 3rd grade for 8 years and the end of the school year brings about a full of range emotions.  You are so busy closing everything down, but often find yourself reminiscing about all the special memories that have been created. While you {Read More}

Top Bedtime Books for Kids

Story time with my son just might be my favorite time of the day!  Thinking back to my childhood, I loved when my parents would read to us at night.  Books like Little Critter, Berenstein Bears, and Winnie the Pooh were just a few of my favorites.  Now that I’m a mom, I light up each time E grabs a book and brings it over to me.  His excitement is palpable. Although he is still quite young to understand them {Read More}

DIY Shape Magnets for Early Learning

They say that kids are sponges….soaking up everything around them.  My son is 20 months old and it’s incredible all of the new things he learns on a daily basis.  Something I will always strive to do in our home is make learning fun for him….rather than it being an arduous task or forced endeavor. Recently, puzzles have been his new inquisition.  Simple shapes, the ABC’s, animals….he’s attempting to figure out what each one is and how the pieces fit. {Read More}