Monthly archives: September, 2013

Learning Through Play

Learning Through Play

It’s no secret how important I think it is for young children to learn through play. Toddlers especially, are learning through each experience they have. They learn spacial relationships, new words, sequencing, respect for one another, taking turns, and many other things through open-ended play. They learn that the sky is blue, mud is wet,

Dear Judgmental PTO Mom

Dear judgmental PTO Mom, When I joined my first early childhood PTA in Texas, I figured that I would come across many judgmental, catty moms, but I didn’t. I realized that the majority of us are there for the benefit of our kids and others. And for the support that you can only receive from

Apple Tree Craft

We found this super easy apple craft at Reading Confetti! We used green tissue paper that I found at the dollar store, red markers, and cardboard rolls. I cut the rolls to make branches, but if your kids are a little older and more proficient with scissors they could easily do it on their own!

It’s Giveaway Time!!

In honor of reaching 100 followers on Moving Mommy I am giving away this Dr. Seuss Preschool Pack! It includes a numbers workbook, a letters workbook, Dr. Seuss pencils, a Dr. Seuss foam clock, and a small Dr. Seuss tote bag!! There are several ways to gain entries, and the giveaway will be open from

Racism Makes Me Sad… And Angry!

This is Miss America 2014, Nina Davuluri. She’s a beautiful young woman, aspiring cardiologist, who was born in Syracuse, New York. Her parents have been here since 1981, and her father is a gynecologist. Nina graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in brain behavior and cognitive science, and received several scholastic achievement

Parents Think I’m Crazy

Today is a beautiful day, and after the 100 degree days last week I’m thankful for the chill in the air. Luke had soccer practice and a game this morning and I’m pretty sure a couple of the other parents there thought I was nuts. I don’t let my kids run rampant or anything, but

Sensory Play Day- Apple Sensory Bin

I’m so excited for Fall! We have a lot of great Autumn themed activities planned for the next few weeks. One of my favorite things about this time of year is apples!! We are planning to go apple picking at the end of the month, and I can’t wait. I’ve already made apple chips and

Fun Fall Felt Board

Did you know that felt sticks to felt?? Me neither, until I read this post about a felt weather board by my friend and blogger extraordinaire, Stephanie at Two-Daloo. Hop over to her site and check it out, she has a ton of amazing activities for the littles! It got me thinking about all of

Social Networks- Let’s Connect

I thought that I would post the links to my social networks to make it easier for people to find! I’m currently on Facebook, Instagram, Bloglovin’, and Pinterest. I haven’t had time to really get into Twitter, but that will be my next project after redoing some things on the blog! Here are the links,

Birthday Party Etiquette

Luke’s 7th birthday is coming up on October 30, and its his year to have a party. He had a party during his last year in Montessori, which was a small class. We had a bounce house at our home, and I was able to invite everyone in his class. Now that he is in