Tips to Stay Sane

Health tip: I know I’ve said this before, but when consuming any fruits make sure you eat a protein with it, like nuts or eggs. If you are looking for sneaky ways to not gain 1,000 pounds during the holidays–eat snacks throughout the day (one of them consisting of a fruit and protein tied together)….

Wordless Wednesday…kinda not really

My slacking on posting is due to holiday preparation. This year is a year of “Firsts” without dad, and a year of “Firsts” with McKinley. 1. McKinley and I made Santa letters! 2. We did get around to putting up and decorating the trees. McKinley was very helpful. She likes the lights ūüôā 3. And…

Curriculum: Color Sorting

Curriculum: Color Sorting Activity¬† This is a fun activity to do with your toddler! This exercise helped McKinley learn her colors and it kept her entertained for a solid 20 minutes. ¬† Category: Sensory¬† Supplies:¬† Cupcake tin pan (any size) Colored foam Small container to hold objects or shapes Scissors Directions: 1) Take cupcake tin…

Best laundry tip I ever received…

Laundry Quick Tip! My friend passed along some advice about laundry and I wanted to share it with ya’ll! Oh, and it saved a nice dent in my pocket. ¬†Have you ever put on your favorite shirt or pair of pants and realized there is a new hole? Or snag? Snag — is that the…

Play Doh.

  Curriculum:¬†Sensory activity: Play doh.¬† Supplies:¬† Different colors of Play doh. Tray plastic “cookie cutters” and other play doh tools from the dollar section at target. This is a great sensory activity for toddlers because it allows them to explore multiple colors and textures.   15 minutes later…there was play doh pieces everywhere in the…