Teach Kids How to STOP Negative Thinking

“I can’t”                  “I’ll never be able to …”                                                        

The ABCs of Mini Monets and Mommies … and The Weekly Kids Co-Op

(This post is part of my “ABCs of” feature series where I highlight one blogger a week by sharing fun facts about them A-Z!  Click here for the rest of the posts in the series!) This week I’m featuring the ABCs of Mini Monets

Hatch a Dragon!

I am SO excited that for the THIRD summer in a row we are participating in the Love Books Summer Book Exchange hosted by The Educators’ Spin on It!  It’s become a summer tradition for us!!!  For those who aren’t familiar with the Exchange, here’s how

The ABCs of Big Hair and Books … and The Weekly Kids Co-Op

(This post is part of my “ABCs of” feature series where I highlight one blogger a week by sharing fun facts about them A-Z!  Click here for the rest of the posts in the series!) This week I’m featuring the ABCs of Big Hair

BUBBLES: Books, Crafts, & Fun

I’ve always been a sucker for BUBBLES.  Never grew out of loving them.  And now that I have kids, I share my love of bubbles with them! We’ve been having a lot of fun with bubbles in a few different ways … and I

Creating with Kaleidograph

When Scott from Red Hen, LLC, and co-creator of Kaleidograph, contacted me about collaborating with the company I was very excited.  He and his partner, Norman Brosterman (author of Inventing Kindergarten) are experts on the Froebel method and committed to open-ended play. I was very pleased

The ABCs of Pulling Curls … and The Weekly Kids Co-Op

(This post is part of my “ABCs of” feature series where I highlight one blogger a week by sharing fun facts about them A-Z!  Click here for the rest of the posts in the series!) This week I am featuring the ABCs of Pulling

What’s Missing?: “Search & Find” Sensory Bin Activity

I am SO excited that for the THIRD summer in a row we are participating in the Love Books Summer Book Exchange hosted by The Educators’ Spin on It!  It’s become a summer tradition for us!!!  For those who aren’t familiar with the Exchange,

Why I Love FabKids

I signed up for FabKids back in November 2012.  And I’m SO glad I did.  My daughter and I have enjoyed all the wonderful outfits we’ve purchased since.  Here’s a glimpse of some of the great looks … When I was asked to become

The ABCs of Therapy Fun Zone … and The Weekly Kids Co-Op

(This post is part of my “ABCs of” feature series where I highlight one blogger a week by sharing fun facts about them A-Z!  Click here for the rest of the posts in the series!)  This week I am featuring the ABCs of Therapy

a simple wreath for the 4th of July

Just like keeping Food for the Fourth simple, I like to keep the decorations for Independence Day low-key too!  I love creating ribbon and yarn wrapped wreaths because they are quick and easy to to and very easily adaptable for any season or color

Food for the 4th!

I am all about keeping food fun and simple … and celebrating the birth of our nation is no exception.  We My husband usually grills up some hamburgers and hot dogs … maybe some fresh corn on the cob.  My mom brings some of her