“Oh Fudge”…only she didn’t say fudge

My daughter is...spritely. I've said it once and I'll say it again, she's bursting with energy to the point I sometimes wonder just how she doesn't explode violently from all the adrenaline flowing in such a small little body. Spirited, anxious, defiant, silly, hyper, restless, intelligent, on and on. All of these things I have … Continue reading “Oh Fudge”…only she didn’t say fudge

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When I just don’t want to play

      I get bored with playing. There, I said it. It's hard, even as a blogger of parenting articles and other family related activities, to always express my personal life for public use. However, in order to write honestly, I think I have to. Sometimes, I don't want to play pretend. I want to just … Continue reading When I just don’t want to play

Little Bits of Anger

Newly published article at Hip Mama magazine:   "Little Bits of Anger" I think a lot of parents will be able to relate to this experience. I decided to write about it a long time after it happened. I feel like if I would have tried to write it immediately after our highlighted argument the … Continue reading Little Bits of Anger

Learning colors

I overheard a teacher talking the other day that she has had students start Pre-K and not know their colors. There are so many fun little things to do with your kids to get some basic knowledge instilled into them early on. Christmas is here! Well, it's on its way, so I made one of … Continue reading Learning colors

Rain, rain

It’s pouring buckets right now outside my window and it made me want to do a post about using rain as a learning experience. My 16-month-old has a borderline obsession with mud and rain. Naturally the first time I took her walking and she decided to plop down in the middle of a puddle with … Continue reading Rain, rain