Raising Kids is Tough : Healthy Snacks

We’re discussing your Eating Battles. This week are some suggestions for healthy snacks that don’t turn into a meal. I have gathered some suggestions on Facebook as well as from one of the experts [Sarah from Füdoo Boards]. The hands on experts have given their professional and personal answers to help lessen your eating battles that you have submitted. The […]

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Preschool Readiness : Twitter Party 8/25

Henry started preschool last Thursday. A big day. Though the day itself didn’t seem so big. After a few weeks of going four mornings a week, it may start to feel different. I have asked myself many times, “Is Henry ready for Preschool?” “Is he doing all the things a preschooler should be doing?” “What […]

Raising Kids is Tough : Picky Eaters

This month, every Monday for the Raising Kids is Tough series we’re discussing your Eating Battles. We’re in the third week of hearing the experts advice those pesky eating and dining troubles. This week I have gathered the information from two of the experts [Erin from The Intentional Parent and Sarah from Füdoo Boards] on how to deal when your […]

Raising Kids is Tough : Dining Out

This month is dedicated to Eating Battles. This is the second week of your questions being answered [last week was food battles at the dinner table].  These hands on experts have given their professional and personal answers to help lessen your eating battles that you submitted. The Hands On Experts: Mom Expert: Jill of A Mom with a […]

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Thank You Sponsors : Top Referrers

I want to give a huge thank you to Fudoo Boards for continuing our partnership again and a big welcome to a new sponsor this month, A Mom with a Lesson Plan.   Fudoo Boards is a fun, interactive way to learn about and  maintain healthy eating habits as well as a healthy lifestyle! A Mom […]

Raising Kids is Tough : At the Dinner Table

I announced the Raising Kids is Tough [RKIT] series on the blog and asked for your toughest questions.  Each Monday for the month of August, I’m going to focus on the battles of eating that every household has at one time or another. Very generously, the hands on experts have given their professional and personal answers […]

A Mom with a Lesson Plan : Spotlight

Are you organized and have a lesson plan? I don’t. But, thankfully, Jill from A Mom with a Lesson Plan does! Head on over and check out the new sponsor on the blog, A Mom with a Lesson Plan! There’s Lesson Plans for every theme imaginable and it keeps growing! Just last week, Jill added […]

Raising Kids is Tough : Ask the Experts

  Raising a Kid is Tough. Teaching your children to become responsible adults is a lot of pressure for teachers and parents. To lend a helping hand, experts are here to lend you an ear along with their advice. The Raising Kids is Tough Series is a series of posts dedicated to help take the tough […]

Crafty Art : Eric Carle Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle is probably the most well-known, and popular, of his books. At least it is to me. I asked Henry if he’d like to make a caterpillar out of tin cans. He jumped at the chance and wanted me to read the book constantly while he painted. Tin cans […]

Make a Tin Can Forest for Outdoor Pretend Play

Henry and I made a real forest with upcycled tin cans, tree branches and a few plants. Henry loves picking up sticks at Grandma’s house. So that’s just what he did. While he added the biggest branches he could find to Grandma’s twig pile, I gathered some small sticks for our project. I snapped the branches to […]