Friday Fun: My Son Made a Board Game

Happy Friday! Initially, I hadn't intended on posting today, but my son created something I promised I would share about. So I'm here to take a break from all things books and writing to be a proud mother. I don't know if it's because we're basically locked back up at home again now that the … Continue reading Friday Fun: My Son Made a Board Game

Preschool is for Playing

A version of this was previously posted on my other blog, Not the Typical Mom. I had something else planned for today, but, since my 4 year old starts his playschool program tomorrow, this is all that's on my mind right now. Okay, my 4 year old isn’t exactly going to preschool, but he’ll be … Continue reading Preschool is for Playing

Surviving Toddlerhood, Part 3: The Explorer

Everything is new to a toddler. Sure, they experienced things as a baby, but now they are super MOBILE. They can now interact with the world on their own. They are thirsty to learn. They do things we don't want them to. Then run headlong into danger. They are unable to assess their surroundings. They … Continue reading Surviving Toddlerhood, Part 3: The Explorer