Toddler Life: Coloring Easter Eggs

  Happy Friday, everyone! Easter is this weekend, and I decided I was going to dye eggs with my toddler. I went to the Dollar Tree a while ago and bought a coloring kit as well as one that came with a fancy-shmancy gold glaze. I knew that she’d be limited in what she could… Continue reading Toddler Life: Coloring Easter Eggs

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February Homeschool Activities: What Kept my Toddler Busy this Month

  Hi all! Since it’s the last post of the month, I thought I’d show you what activities I’ve done with peanut for the month. For those who didn’t know, I was a preschool teacher before I had my daughter, and we had to do lesson plans based on weekly themes. I went to what… Continue reading February Homeschool Activities: What Kept my Toddler Busy this Month

Santa Claus Came to Town: What My Toddler Got for Christmas

Hi everyone! I thought I’d take this (late) opportunity to share with you what our lucky little one got for Christmas this year! Christmas is tough because her birthday is in October, and now that she’s older, she’s not growing so fast. Everything she needed, she got for her birthday. So it took quite a… Continue reading Santa Claus Came to Town: What My Toddler Got for Christmas

Fostering Literacy Skills: My Tips for Getting Your Kid to Love Reading

It seems that in recent years, all anyone is concerned with is the ability of children to read at an early age. How many commercials have you seen for baby reading programs? Forcing kids to read is only going to make them hate reading. I truly feel that this is why many adults end up… Continue reading Fostering Literacy Skills: My Tips for Getting Your Kid to Love Reading

Toddlers, Tantrums, and The (Early) Terrible Twos

I am always the first one to say “let your kid do it.”  It’s always been my thought that if you rob a child of that pride of mastering a new skill, you might be damaging their self-esteem. Or even worse you might be raising an entitled little brat who expects that the world will… Continue reading Toddlers, Tantrums, and The (Early) Terrible Twos