When I was a kid, I loved school. I loved reading and writing. Truly, I loved learning. Now that I’m geeky mom, I have the unique privilege of playing “teacher” to my son. As I watch him grow and develop, taking in and processing this great big world around him, I’ve realized something very important: Learning is everywhere.
From playtime to bath time to mealtime and beyond, here’s how we turn everyday experiences and play into magical teachable moments.
When Judah was around a year old, my husband made him his very own “Face” Book: He took printed photos of us and our immediate family and “tagged” them with their names. For our parents, names like Nana and Pop Pop and Obachan and Jiji (grandmother and grandfather in Japanese) were used. Judah was quick to recognize Mama and Dada, but in the almost six months since then, it’s become his favorite book by far!
It’s hard to imagine that your baby will remember his or her first holidays, or even their first few winter holidays, for that matter! But that doesn’t mean they should miss out on all the fun of holiday presents and gift-giving.
Here are five classic gift ideas that any baby or toddler will adore this winter holiday season!
Got a little hunny of your own on the way? You’re going to fall head over heels for this adorable Winnie the Pooh Garden collection of baby gear, available at Sears! With every major essential you need for baby, you’ll be decked out with solidly stylish gear with its adorable purple floral patterns and details.
Let’s take a stroll through this mini Hundred Acre Wood of cuteness!
Halloween is almost here! While your kids might be clamoring for candy, you may be more inclined to opt for something a little healthier this year. If you have a particularly young toddler, you might not want to introduce the sugar rush of Halloween candy just yet, either. Just because it’s Halloween doesn’t mean you can’t have plenty of sweet treats – there are plenty of tasty healthy options out there!
Here are my top ten picks for yummy, healthy Halloween treats. My requirements: they’re not full of empty calories or loaded with refined sugars and are individually wrapped or sealed (or have their own natural packaging) so they’re perfect to hand out to trick-or-treaters!