This simple and affordable set up has kept my kids entertained and engaged while providing a variety of sensory experiences. When we first put it together, it was just pebbles and trucks but an immediate attraction. I had previously collected the rocks from the beach and I much prefer putting in the extra effort then… Continue reading Pebble bin
When I was pregnant with our second child, I knew that thoughtful and gentle preparation for our oldest was going to be an important job. He has always been sensitive, curious and cautious and while I knew that it would be exciting for him, I also knew that he would need to be a part of… Continue reading Preparing your sensitive child for a new baby
Pouring is always a fun activity for little people and this pitcher is perfect for little hands. I grabbed some glasses, bowls and washcloths, of course, and filled the pitcher with water. Since it was such a beautiful day we brought our pouring supplies outside but this is also an easy way to… Continue reading Pouring fun, outside!
I’ve had a number of requests for book suggestions over the past few months so, I’ve been keeping a mental list of our favorites. I’m finally getting around to putting some of our favorites down in a blog post. I tried to separate into categories for organization purposes but there are some crossovers, of course. Clicking… Continue reading Some of our current favorite book titles!
The complete set of our in flight activity containers and two trays, ready for take off. We are heading to California this week so I’ve been gathering items to surprise my boys with for our plane ride. I picked up some new coloring books and stickers, and finally invested in some Crayola Color Wonder markers… Continue reading Traveling with trays
Surreal is the word that I’ve been using to describe my life these past few weeks. My 5 year old son started kindergarten this school year. My world is upside down once again at the start of another September. I always imagined myself with children, but they were always babies and toddlers in the pictures in… Continue reading Surreal-ness.