ABCs of Being a Hands on Mom

ABC Guide to be a Hands on Mom

We’re going to walk through what it means to be a hands on mom, from A to Z. I’ve talked previously on how to become a hands on mom by overcoming some common hurdles, or excuses, that we make for ourselves. But there’s more to it than that. In fact, I’ve put together an entire […]

Excuses (and how to overcome them) for NOT doing activities with your kids

How to Become Hands On With Your Kids

I’ve been in conversation with my sister-in-law lately about being a hands on mom. She’s just at the beginning stages of truly being able to do activities with her oldest [2 years old]. As we’ve been talking, it has opened my eyes to common excuses, or hurdles, that a lot of moms have when it […]

50 Activities just for your Toddler

50 Activities that are Perfect for Toddlers

Activities for toddlers are the number one hardest thing for me to come up with to do. They’re a hard age because they often want to put stuff in their mouths, as well as not understanding direction or having the attention span for most activities. We have done quite a few though [both Henry and […]

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We Get It: Night Terrors

Night Terrors. Phew. Just saying it exhausts me. Seriously. I cannot explain what a night terror is. And I’m [this] close to videoing George when he has one. But can’t bring myself to publish that for the whole world to see. A night terror is not a nightmare. I can only explain it as something […]

35 uses for crayons - they're not just for coloring!

What to do with Crayons: 35 Uses for Crayons

What to do with crayons? How about 35 kids activities for them, other than coloring! Everyone has at least one pack of crayons, right? We seem to have them all over.   What to do with crayons, besides color? My kids don’t like to color. [Seriously, anything but coloring... any experiment, art project, or even craft, […]

A Challenge : 30 Days to Hands on Play

I’ve got a challenge for myself. And for you too, if you’d like to join us! Us? Yep! Anna from The Imagination Tree and I have put together a 30 day challenge! A challenge to play more hands on with your kids. 30 DAYS TO HANDS ON PLAY What is 30 Days to Hands on […]