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ST. PATTY’S DAY TINKER TRAY

March 6, 2019
St. Patrick's Day Green Tinker Tray

If you've been following U Ready, Teddy? You know I love Tinker Trays! Tinker trays are also called Loose Parts tray and are typically found in a Reggio Emilia Learning environment. They are inexpensive, versatile and promote open-ended creativity. The Valentine's Day tinker tray we made was a huge hit, so I decided to make a green tinker tray for St. Patrick's Day! (If you want to be even more festive throw in some rainbow colors and gold coins!) Darling…

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ON THE NIGHT YOU WERE BORN: CUSTOM STAR MAP

January 29, 2019
Greater Skies Custom Star Map

This post is sponsored by Greater Skies and may 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┬áLegal. One of the cutest parts of our old renovated farm house is this little built in day bed in our sitting room. It has a ton of character, but also probably had a ton of bugs and mouse poop thanks to the mattress frame that…

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BOOKS FOR YOUR LITTLE TOUGH GUY

January 17, 2019
Tough Guys Have Feelings Too Keith Negley Review

I've always consider myself a feminist even from a young age in large part due to my mom. I grew up hearing stories of my mom working in non-gender traditional jobs like helicopter mechanic and alligator researcher (yea, really). She taught me about famous women like Marie Curie, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and dressed me up as Susan B. Anthony for Halloween. This influence has shaped how I parent my own kids. It makes my heart happy that my son will…

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BABY NAMES INSPIRED BY PICTURE BOOKS

July 22, 2017
BabyLit Board Books Classic Novels for Babies and ToddlersBaby Names inspired by Children's Picture Books

Choosing a baby name is a difficult task. A name is so important to a person's identity and you don't want to make the wrong choice. It is hard to pick a name for someone that you haven't even met yet. Baby naming is even more difficult when you are a teacher. Teachers know way too many kids and way too many names. You know the "good kids" and the "bad kids" and you DON'T want to pick a bad…

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