Perfecting Preschool : Activities

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It’s been a long time since you were knee-high to a grasshopper. You might have forgotten how to play, or what you used to really enjoy doing as a little person. That may be why moms are often stumped on what in the world they can do to keep their preschoolers busy, learning, and having […]

The Village Wants Your Kids

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*This post was updated with new information on 4/12/2013… I avoid politics as much as I can because I’d rather be doing pretty much anything else than talking about politics. I’d rather have a cold. I’d rather be eating licorice. I’d rather be sweating outside in sweltering Texas August watching paint dry. I’d rather be […]

All in a span of just 30 minutes…

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Don’t let those sweet faces fool you. In the last 30 minutes they have: 1. Emptied half a box of crackers on the kitchen table and crushed them in to dust. 2. Turned the water on and plugged the sink in the powder room downstairs – thank God mama had to pee and found it […]

Keeping Preschoolers Busy So You Can Homeschool

Do you have little people stealing your homeschool mojo? I do. I’ve got two of them. They have sent this 11 year homeschool veteran researching how to find ways to keep the little whirlwinds busy so we can get more academic work done with fewer distractions. Just in case you were wondering, my little homeschool […]

Learned Something New this Week

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What I learned this week: 1. How long two little boys can play with a pack of garage sale stickers that cost me less than two dollars. How many sheets of them they could go through in an hour… and that it was totally worth cleaning up later. 2. How glad a mama can be […]