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...

Get Messy!

One of my very favorite stories of myself as a toddler occurred at the dinner table. No matter what my Daddy said to try and stop me, I continued to touch and play with my mashed potatoes during the evening meal. Finally, fed up with his little angel, he took my...

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...