Did you read last Friday's post, in first in my "My Best" series? I wrote about my best parenting hacks, and the feedback was great - thanks! I loved your hacks, too. Today's theme is art. We are big on art around here. Art is beautiful, yes, and fun to make. It's relaxing (no wonder … Continue reading “My Best” Series: Top Artwork and Craft Projects For Toddlers and Preschoolers
I mentioned earlier this week that I'm pretty excited about this new temporary series I'm launching for Fridays. It's all about sharing some of my best ideas centered around a theme. Today I want to channel Buzzfeed and give you a listicle (God, I hate that word ... too close to - uh-huh) of my … Continue reading “My Best” Series: Parenting Hacks!
I like other people's blog share posts because they contain a real highlight of posts which are usually outside my sphere. Today I thought I'd post a list - partly because I did come across some great posts, and partly because I'm quite tired and just don't have it in me to properly write today. … Continue reading Saturday Blog Share
*It's not really crap, honest. Just "art." I know I'm not the only mom with this problem: too much art, too many crafts, too many watercolor paintings hung around the house. And the accompanying problem: too many craft items (pom-poms, markers, crayons, colored pencils, stickers, stamps, construction paper, coloring books, paints, brushes). And don't even … Continue reading What Do I DO With All This Crap?*
Have you read The Day the Crayons Quit with your kids? It is highly entertaining and well illustrated (using ... crayons, duh) as well. I highly recommend using a different voice for each color. So what's the most popular page in our household? Peach crayon's page, naturally, because peach crayon is naked, and toddlers love nakedness, … Continue reading These Crayons Are … NAKED!
My toddler can make a "craft" out of anything - literally, anything. So, as her mother who loves her and doesn't want to crush her fragile snowflake confidence (that's sarcasm, that last...), I have to act like a washcloth with some hair bows strewn over it are the freaking Mona Lisa. (Seriously. She will arrange her … Continue reading Moms: When is a Craft, a Craft?