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Easy rhyming activities

Rhyming is one of the most “playful” things we can do with words and children love rhyming. As described in my previous post, rhyming is an important skill in preparing children for reading and writing when they get to elementary school. 831 more words

Day 6 - In which we get wet (again), wash dishes, and there are pirates

Day 6 ambushed us at the end of a busy week. In the wake of Storm Imogen, the weather hadn’t improved. My new wellies had arrived the day before though, so equipped with decent footwear for chasing down escapees across swamps and bogs, we left Daddy to his conference calls and ventured out. 916 more words

L is for Lunch Counter

Your online “brand” is carefully curated. You put out information the way you want it to be shared. You try to shape the narrative, so to speak, of your life. 876 more words

Early Childhood Education

4 year olds and "BFFs"

My 4 year old just started going to a daycare full time. Before then, all she’s ever known was home, and in home care. It’s been about a month now, and she seems to be liking it. 296 more words


Childcare in the Old Days

A few days ago, Hugo (age 5) asked me to tell him what it was like in the old days, as I drove him and Jack to school. 182 more words


Matisse & Valentine

Are you ready for Valentine’s Day?

This is a little Valentine dancer project that I did last year with my kids. We decided to use Henri Matisse and his art as our inspiration. 125 more words


My Baby is School Bound!

First, can I just tell you how thankful I am for other moms who have gone through all of this before and are willing to bestow upon me some words of wisdom throughout this crazy adventure that is motherhood. 451 more words