Oct 212016

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Bubbles was so excited to start kindergarten this year.  We spent time talking about what her teacher might be like, the friends she would make, the kinds of things she would learn.

Easy First Day of School Gifts - "Here's to a Smooth Year" free printables

She decided that she wanted to take something special for all the kids in the class.  Because we didn’t yet know what kinds of food allergies there may be, or personal preferences in general, I thought we should go a non-food route.  But I didn’t want to just give pencils (partially because we had just finished dropping off dozens of them at Kindergarten Open House). Continue reading »

Oct 172016

PJ Masks is one of my daughter’s newest favorite shows.  In fact, Owlette was a serious contender for her Halloween costume this year.

Free Printable PJ Masks Halloween Party Invitations

If you’re not familiar with PJ Masks show it’s about three friends – Connor, Amaya and Greg – who are each 6-years-old.  By day, they go to school like everyone else.  But at night they become Catboy, Owlette and Gekko, heroes who swoop into action solving mysteries that arise during the day. Continue reading »

Apr 112016

Excited to partner with Walmart & SheSpeaks to bring you some fun ideas for spring gardening with kids!

It’s been chilly here the past few days, but it’s consistently getting warmer and more sunny every day.  Spring really wants to shine!

Spring Gardening with Kids: A DIY Upcycled Planter + Free Printable Plant Growth Tracker!

To get ready for spring we’ve been doing lots of spring cleaning, including getting the garage organized.  While he was moving things around my husband found some seeds we had left from last season.  Bubbles immediately declared that we needed to plant them.  The only problem with that was… we only had gardening soil, but no starters or planters. Continue reading »

Mar 242016

Thank you to The Motherhood and Kimberly-Clark for partnering with me to bring you this printable cleaning chart for preschoolers.

Bubbles loves to help around the house.  She knows where we keep the duster and often just gets it and asks if she can dust.  And if she hears the dryer buzz when it’s finished, she races me there so she can help fold clothes.

How to Make Spring Cleaning Fun for the Whole Family

The past couple of weeks we’ve had a few days of beautiful weather mixed in with some rainy cold ones.  When the sun has been out, we’ve been out with it getting a jump on our spring cleaning.  As Bubbles, of course, has wanted to be involved in that, too, I looked for a way to make it easier for her to participate. Continue reading »

Mar 102016

We enjoy binging on some Netflix around here every once in awhile.  Daredevil, House of Cards, there’s lots of great stuff for hubs and I to watch.

Netflix Originals - Netflix Kids Shows: Dinotrux, Dragons Race to the Edge, and Turbo FAST

But there’s also a really great amount of Netflix kids shows, and many of them are original series you won’t find anywhere else.  Here are some of the Netflix kids shows we’re currently enjoying, as well as some we’re looking forward to the new seasons becoming available. Continue reading »