Kid Lit Blog Hop

Kid Lit Blog Hop July 2016

Welcome the the Kid Lit Blog Hop for July 2016!  This exciting monthly hop, is where we develop an engaged group of people who love everything that has to do with children’s literature. Everyone is welcome to join us: bloggers, authors, publicist, and publishers! NEW THIS MONTH: The Kid Lit […]


Kid Lit Blog Hop

Kid Lit Blog Hop June 2016

It’s Summer time! We want to welcome you to the June 2016  Kid Lit Blog Hop. This exciting, monthly hop, is where we develop an engaged group of people who love everything that has to do with children’s literature. Everyone is welcome to join us: bloggers, authors, publicist, and publishers! […]


Free online resources for Preschool at Home

Preschool at Home: Free Online Resources

My goal with this series is to encourage parents to teach their kids preschool at home. (This series can apply to grandparents and other caregivers as well.) Are you considering teaching your kids preschool at home? You don’t have to be a trained teacher to help your child learn the […]


Kid Lit Blog Hop

Kid Lit Blog Hop April 2016

Hello! Welcome to the April 2016 Kid Lit Blog Hop. This exciting, now monthly hop, is where we develop an engaged group of people who love everything that has to do with children’s literature. Everyone is welcome to join us: parents, bloggers, authors, publicist, and publishers! Simply create a post and add […]


outdoor games for small spaces

Outdoor Games for Small Spaces 3

Our backyard is on a steep slope making it not very kid-friendly. When my daughter wants to play outside, we are confined to the flat patio (at the bottom of the slope) or our driveway. We’ve gotten good at finding outdoor games to play in these small spaces. Though our […]


nesting eggs busy bag

Nesting Eggs Busy Bag You can make in Minutes 2

Around here, we start playing with plastic eggs well before Easter arrives, and we keep having fun with them long after Easter has passed.   One way we’ve been playing with them lately is in the form of nesting eggs. For Christmas, my three-year-old received a toy set of wooden nesting […]


Kid Lit Blog Hop

Kid Lit Blog Hop March 2016

Hello! Welcome to the March 2016 Kid Lit Blog Hop. This exciting, now monthly hop, is where we develop an engaged group of people who love everything that has to do with children’s literature. Everyone is welcome to join us: parents, bloggers, authors, publicist, and publishers! Simply create a post and add […]


tropical packing tips

Tropical Family Getaway Packing Tips

Are you planning a family tropical getaway? Use these packing tips inspired by our last family vacation to the Caribbean island of Roatán, Honduras. Bug repellent. Wherever there is humidity, there are insects.  They are annoying and can carry extremely harmful diseases.  You can find many different types of bug repellent; sprays, essential […]


throw a kid's birthday party while traveling

Throw a Birthday Party While Traveling

You can’t always predict what life is going to send your way, so there may come a time when you just have to throw a birthday party for your kid while you’re traveling. When a family emergency forced us to travel during my daughter’s birthday, I decided to make use […]


plastic caps rainbow busy bag

Thread a Rainbow Busy Bag

I don’t know about you, but we have accumulated quite a collection of fruit puree pouch caps over the last few years. They’re fun to play and learn with. Recently, we used the plastic caps to thread a rainbow and it became a busy bag activity that I think other […]