30 clean jokes for Dad and Joke Day!

June 17th is Father's Day and July 1st is International Joke Day. So many good reasons for bad jokes. Why does it seem so much easier to think of dirty, not child appropriate, jokes when put on the spot? Because we're all just wrong in the head. However! I am here to save you with … Continue reading 30 clean jokes for Dad and Joke Day!

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Mother’s Day around the world

The root of our traditionally known "Mother's Day" may be all American: Ahem, it may be thanks to Woodrow Wilson establishing the holiday in 1911, and it has since spread to other countries. BUT we may not technically be the first country to celebrate moms though (sorry, have a seat please), and not all places … Continue reading Mother’s Day around the world

Tangled: A love/hate story about hair

I knew something was amiss. It was too quiet. I heard in the sweetest voice "mommy, where do you want me to put my craft scissors?" Oh no. She shouldn't even have her craft scissors She never cares or asks where I think she should put anything If she is asking it's because she wants … Continue reading Tangled: A love/hate story about hair

15 weird things I enjoy as a parent

There's so many blog posts and vlogs about exhausted parents hiding from their children and moms pulling their hair out because they've heard "mom, mom, mommy, mama, mama, hey mom" about 296 times that day. But what about the good stuff? Not the precious moments "my child is a joy to the world and a … Continue reading 15 weird things I enjoy as a parent

Learning at home: A week’s worth

I am currently getting information together for a program I want to do next year to help local parents, teachers, grandparents, whomever, help to promote literacy at home. Below is one week worth of ideas to help you: Things to do at home throughout the month to help improve literacy: Monday- Make a grocery list … Continue reading Learning at home: A week’s worth

Homemade toys for imaginative play

I had a play kitchen growing up. It wasn't much of a kitchen but it had an oven, a microwave, some stickers that represented burners and knobs and gadgets. I also had a Sesame Street table right next to it. Whenever family or friends came over I would make them a nice meal, sometimes playdough … Continue reading Homemade toys for imaginative play