Benefits of Play-doh

Who doesn’t love the smell of play-doh? It’s like the natural scent of childhood! And really, who hasn’t EATEN play-doh at one point in their life? Admit it! We’ve all had a taste of that salty, colorful dough. Sounds crazy, but it’s pretty darn tempting! As parents,...

Snow Sensory Bin

As far as Moms go, I’m pretty open-minded about what can be fun and beneficial for the kids. I don’t mind crazy things like washing your hair in the yard under a hose in the middle of the summer (I seriously did this with my brother as a kid…and we had a blast), or...

Pumpkin Carving Time

I got a call from my son’s school one October as I was driving to an appointment for work. Recognizing the number, I picked up the call. He had vomited at school and was being sent home. What??!! He was FINE this morning, but being the dutiful mother that I am, I...

Fall Crafts for Toddlers

So, I get to spend a good deal of my day bouncing around town and in and out of various child care centers. One of my VERY favorite things to do while I’m there is to look around the walls of the center…check out the various art projects that children are creating,...