Mamas Like Me

I am a former teacher and full-time Mommy to 4 active, adorable little boys with one little girl on the way!  I run an in-home daycare and spend my days teaching, crafting, and cooking with toddlers and preschoolers!

Q - tip Crafts and Activities

As part of the Fine Motor Skills from A-Z series, we're bringing you ways to craft and play with Q-tips. I love using Q-tips with the kids because they are inexpensive, always on-hand, and are great for helping little hands develop those fine motor skills necessary for writing....more

35 Nutritious Summer Snacks for Kids from Capri Sun

Summer is here and it's time for lazy days by the pool, exciting adventures, and just enjoying being a kid! Sometimes, it can be hard to get our kids to eat well during the summer. Between trips to the park, playing in the pool, and time spent traveling, my kids are just too busy to sit down for healthy meals ....more

Introducing our Newest Addition

Last week, I shared some of my thoughts on the night before our daughter was born....more

Rubber Ducky Letter Learning Water Activities for Kids

This month, the All Things Kids bloggers are bringing you a series on Learning With Water Play....more

Our Last Day as a Family of 6

This morning began like any other, albeit a little earlier than most....more

Cheerio Worms - Simple Fine-Motor Skill Activity for Toddlers

Every time it rains, my kids become obsessed with worms. We watch them wiggle and crawl across the driveway and then stop every few feet on the way back from the bus stop to watch them make their way back to the grass. I love their curiosity ....more

Shell Names - Beach Sensory Activity and Homemade Sand Recipe

This Summer has been filled with beach and ocean activities. While looking up different activities, I came across this Shell Letter Matching activity and I just knew that I had to try it with the kids! My Daycare Kids had so much fun with this....more

Dinosaur Ice Dig - Science Exploration for Preschool

As part of our Dinosaur theme, we did this simple ice exploration activity with the kids....more

Glittery Fireworks Stamping Art for Kids

With the 4th of July just a few days away, I'm running out of time to share our patriotic crafts. The kids loved this simple painting activity and the results were so festive!...more

Easy Eric Carle Mister Seahorse Craft for Preschool

In honor of Eric Carle's birthday today, I'm sharing a super simple craft for his book Mister Seahorse that we did as part of our Ocean Theme....more