30 Playtime Ideas – Week 2

Last week I was in charge of a large family reunion for about 50 people, so we didn’t quite make it through the entire list, but we did accomplish most of them plus a few.  One of our favorites was Roll tag and the Mini Pillow Fights. This week we have some new fun things […] Read more…

Running a 3K

Today I got to run a 3K with my girls as a fundraiser for their school library.  I have been training for a half marathon and was so excited to get the chance to run with my girls.  The goal was to push them to do their best without causing any tears.  They did great.  […] Read more…

Tron Birthday Party

My oldest daughter has gone from pretending Cinderella running down our stairs and losing her slipper to writing a book about a girl that fights with discs on another planet.  I think her book was inspired by her love of Tron.  She learned about Tron on a trip to Disneyland and it has become one […] Read more…

Mother’s Day Printable

  I get to work with a lot of children because of the volunteer work I do.  This Mother’s day we had all of the Dad’s come in and help their children make cards for their Moms.  If you’re a mom like me you get tons of cards and drawings from your kids all the […] Read more…

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownie Bites

  It’s no secret.  I have a serious obsession with brownies.  The are so gooey, so chocolatey so good.  The only way to make them better is to top them with your favorite frosting and some sprinkles.  This recipe combines two of my favorite yummy treats, Brownies and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough.  Yum!!  We could […] Read more…

I Spy Colors – A game to pass the time

A couple of years ago we were taking our 1 and 3-year-olds on a trip to Disneyland with my husband’s family.  His family loves to go in January when the park isn’t as busy which works beautifully except that we have to get there and back in winter weather.  We got stuck in our smallish […] Read more…

Someone told me about it, and now I’m telling you.  Get out and spread the word, because LeapFrog has created something amazing.  Letter Factory is a 35 minute miracle.  Here’s the story.  Tad and his family visit the Letter factory where Professor Quigley is teaching the letters their sounds preparing them to go in a […] Read more…

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