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Shh! We Have a Plan Halloween Costume

October 15, 2018

This Halloween we are combining two of our favorite things: dressing up and reading. Dressing up as a book character is always a good idea. It’s great for school Halloween parties when you need costumes that are cute but not-too-scary. When kids dress up as book characters it allows them to interpret the characters in their own way to create personal connections to the characters, interpret deeper meaning into the material and get excited about reading books. This post may…

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Beach Ball Valentines for Toddlers

February 8, 2018

This post contains affiliated links for your convenience. I only write about products I love and all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. For more information see Legal. Last year our Rubber Ducky Valentines were such a hit at daycare that I wanted to  do something else special for Teddy's daycare friends this year. These beach ball Valentines are a great alternative to candy treats and like all of my favorite things they are inexpensive and can get to your…

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DRAGONS LOVE TACOS SLIME RECIPE + FREE PRINTABLE

August 6, 2017

I am excited to be joining two of my favorite blogger moms Days with Grey and The Mama Workshop for their monthly Book Box Series. Every month these bloggers share creative ways to help retell a picture book with your preschoolers. Family food blogger Veggies and Virtue is sharing a book-related recipe and Grace Giggles and Naptime is sharing a kids craft activity. I am sharing a free printable and a fun recipe for totally mild salsa slime!  This post contains Amazon affiliate links…

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JULY ROUND-UP

July 27, 2017

I hope everyone is having a great July! Birthdays, beach, slime, bruises + sippy cups... here is what's happening this month! Don't forget to check out the monthly blog round-up at the end of the post. This post contains Amazon affiliated links for your convenience. I only write about products I love and all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. See full disclosure here. WHAT I'M DOING July is one of my favorite months because it is my birthday month!…

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Creative Monthly Chalkboard Baby Photographs

May 23, 2017

I wanted to do something creative for Teddy’s monthly baby pictures. I have a background in art, and I wanted pictures that combined drawing and photography. I’ve seen sidewalk chalk drawings with kids done before, but I wanted to put a new spin on it! I love thinking of new and funny ideas every month, and until about 10 months Teddy loved posing for them. Taking these monthly chalkboard photographs are easier than you might think, and won’t cost you much…

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