rethinking arts and crafts: a reggio inspired approach

I have had many revelations about getting to know my children. ...more

Montessori Fall Activities

The fall is a gorgeous time of year. ...more

reggio inspired play dough and math play

Play dough on the floor with small parts has become a the norm here in our household. John asks to use the play dough quite a bit. Ever since we brought it on the floor, with a mirror, on a board, John has gravitated towards scuplting and creating and thinking with it ....more

mailing thank you notes {early writing skills}

Early writing skills begin long before a child can either write sentences or dictate a story. ...more

best no cook play dough for fall

We made the easiest and best no cook play dough this week for fall. ...more

how to keep your child busy during quiet time

How to keep your child busy during quiet time? ...more

the case against full day kindergarten: part 2

The Case Against Full Day Kindergarten: Part 2 is the second in a two part series I wrote over at Hip Homeschool Moms. ...more

the “dude where’s my healthy living bundle?” sale

{affiliate links are used. thank you for your support.} Why the ridiculous title to this post?...more

how to make echinacea tincture

Echinacea flowers are at the end of their bloom right now. ...more