Summer Fun for Kids from Crayon Box Chronicles

Heather of Crayon Box Chronicles beautiful baby girl Savannah Hope was born earlier this month, after two in-utero surgeries. She has had a third surgery since birth for CDH, and she and her family are taking life one day at time. I’m joining a group of bloggers who are showing support through donations, fundraising, and […]

Toddler Fun: Discovering Animals

Eric Carle is this month’s author for the Virtual Book Club for Kids, and his frequently animal-themed books have led Anna and I to do a lot of fun toddler activities about discovering animals! We adore Eric Carle’s classics (affiliate links) – Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and The Very Hungry Caterpillar. […]

Books that Help Parents Connect With Their Kids

I like to read books about parenting and education in my free time. Here are a few recent favorites that contain wonderful advice and ideas of ways to help parents connect with their kids. From my point of view, connecting with my children is the richest gift of being a parent – the piece of […]

Playful Preschool Learning Ideas for Home or School

I love hands-on, play-based learning – particularly when it comes to learning activities for preschool-aged children! I was thrilled to contribute to the new Three to Five: Playful Preschool ebook (affiliate link) with several of my favorite bloggers! This ebook is full of wonderful activities you can download and complete with your child using household […]

Our Favorite Books by Mem Fox

Mem Fox is this month’s author for the Virtual Book Club for Kids, so today I thought I would share our favorite books by this author! Links to the books are affiliate links – thank you for supporting this site! Harriet, You’ll Drive Me Wild! is a story that any parent of a toddler will […]