Letter B Light Table Activities

This post contains some affiliate links. A purchase from them, gives me a small commission and helps this blog keep running. Some of you may not know, I am an educator. My degree is in birth through five education. I always had a love for babies and young children, even as a little girl myself….

Travel Maine – Fun Activities For Families In Maine

Not sure what to do wtith your kids when you visit Maine? Local? Looking for fun activities to do with your children during the week or on the weekend? If you are new to our blog, welcome! I’m Eryka and I live in Southern Maine with my daughter Izzy, my husband and our pup Teddy….

Sensory Bin Activity, inspired by Mo Willems, The Pigeon Needs A Bath!

This post is in partnership with Disney Books Group The Pigeon Needs A Bath is another engaging and funny story from Mo Willems. To celebrate Mo Willems’ Pigeon brand celebrating its 16th BIRD-day, Izzy and I picked one of our favorite books from the series and created a fun sensory experience for you to enjoy…

Friday on the Farm at Pineland Farms

I’ve loved sharing travel advice and fun things to do when we would visit Maine. Now that we are living here I’m excited to explore more and share our adventures with you guys! Have you been to Friday on the Farm at Pineland Farms? A mommy friend of mine told us about Pineland Farms and…

Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas

  I want to start off saying, I’m not an anti candy mom. I do however try to keep Izzy’s candy intake to a minimum & I often buy the organic & dye free stuff. #healthycandy If there is such a thing. That said, Izzy will likely have a chocolate bunny in her basket and potentially some “healthy”…

Because by Mo Willems & Our “Because” Inspired Moment

This post is in partnership with Disney Books Group We LOVE books in this house. Being an educator and birth through five education major, I’ve built quite the collection. As you can imagine, teachers build a mini library of their own books. Especially teachers, like myself, that taught preschool age through elementary. I have bins…

Educational Activities with Jelly Beans

I don’t know about you, but this time of the year when Jelly Beans hit the stores, they find their way into our house. Then will all the Easter hunts and celebrations even more Jelly Beans enter our home. I wanted to give you some fun and educational ways to use Jelly Beans with your…

Educational Activities With Pasta

This post may contain some affiliate links. With a purchase from the links a small commission can be made. This helps me to keep this blog running and  bring more fun educational activities like this to the blog for you. Izzy and I were in TJ Maxx walking around, being Maxxinsitas! And I have to…

Starting School ~ How to Create An Easy Transition For You and Your Child

This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students. However, all thoughts are my own. Transitioning to a new childcare facility after a move or even for the first time is difficult for both the parents and child. I’ve seen and experienced this first hand as…

What are STEM Activities?

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Vacation in Brunswick Maine

Being a Mainer, I love sharing the beauty and history this state has to offer. We look forward to moving back to this beautiful state this year. The History of Brunswick Maine The town of Brunswick Maine was officially incorporated in 1739. In 1717 the width of the downtown area was laid out by the…

How To Make Traveling With Kids Easier

This post may contain affiliate links. A purchase made from these links may bring this blog a small commission, which helps keep the blog running. Traveling can be stressful especially when you travel with children. I have been traveling with Izzy since she was 3 months old. Here are some tips for how to make…