teach kids life skills

Fun Ways to Teach Kids Life Skills

Today I’m excited to bring you a guest post on an important parenting topic from mom blogger, Jackie Nunes. In this post, Jackie explains why it is important to be teaching our kids life skills starting when they’re young all the way through those teen years, and she gives us […]

easy monster puppet craft

Easy Monster Puppet Craft

Pooky and I have been reading a lot of Monster theme picture books recently. (See the link at the bottom of this page for a list of favorite monster picture books.) Of course I usually like to connect an activity to our books whenever inspiration strikes.  This time it did in […]

DIY felt advent calendar

Homemade advent calendar 17

…from a not-so-crafty-mom I really wanted to do an advent calendar with Pookie, but I didn’t see any that I liked.  I wanted something that would be interactive and allow for my tot to participate in some way other than just flipping the calendar number over. I decided to make […]