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?

This post contains affiliate links, purchases from these links may result in a small commission. This helps me to keep this blog running and bring these educational posts to you. I loved partnering with Children’s Factory & Really Good Stuff on this post. You have probably heard or seen the word STEM. Not all parents…

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…

Educational & Sensory Gift Guide for Kids

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. Christmas, birthdays or just because, these are all great educational options for the kids you are shopping for. From activity books to apps, I’ve listed some amazing options for all…

Gift Guide For Moms

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.   1. Personalized Jewelry BLO Vintage has gorgeous and functional jewelry for women, men and children. I love these products because they combine fashion, history and personal protection. These whistles can…

Winter Fairy Garden ~ Educational and Fun Activity

Disclosure, please use your discretion with age and maturity when using this activity with your child. Please monitor young children with the small pieces.   Izzy had an absolute blast creating her Party’n With Plants Winter Fairy Garden and I’m pretty sure your littles will too! Oh and if you are worried you can’t keep a…

Great Gifts for Men & Dads

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. Shopping for men isn’t always easy. I pulled some ideas together for you and hope you find some things that you can get the men in your life. There are…

Emotional Challenges with ADHD

I want to start by saying, this has been sitting in draft for a couple months. People have asked me to continue writing about my ADHD struggles to boost awareness and help break the stigma. I’m not sure if I ever would have written these thoughts down here if it wasn’t for the fact that I…