1. 20 Ideas for Family Fun

    Do you have kids who are out of school this week?  Do you have family in from out of town?  Here are some ideas for keeping everyone busy during the…

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  2. You Might Be a Mom of (All) Boys If

      Your purse has become a storage place for favorite rocks and acorns and sticks that must be saved because they look like guns. You know the difference between an…

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  3. A Preschool Mini Unit on the Five Senses: Part 2

    This past week, my 3 and 5 year olds studied about the five senses using The Magic Schoolbus Explores the Senses.  You can find part 1 with our activities on…

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  4. Our Chore System

    Recently, I visited with a friend about how to help boys grow into responsible men.  I wrote down the wisdom I received in this post.  Since then, we have changed…

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  5. Managing toys with little parts when you have a baby in the house

    I thought while I was writing up this week's Lego Fun Friday that I would also address how we are handling big boys with Legos (and other toys with teeny…

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  6. How Many Stars Activity

    This summer, I have been teaching Sunday School for 3 year olds through kindergarten at our church.  The preschool classes rotate to different stations, and I am the lesson station.…

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  7. Make Your Own I Spy Book

    Owen turned 3 on Friday!  I can't believe how big he's getting!  For his birthday, Aidan and I worked together to make Owen an "I Spy" book.  We had a…

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  8. Best of 2011

    Happy New Year's Eve! 2011 really seemed to fly by for our family!  Of course, I spent half the year expecting our fourth son, so that may have something to…

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  9. Christmas

    We had a very enjoyable Christmas, and I hope that you all did as well!  Now that it's over, it feels like time for baby - but so far, baby…

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  10. Make an Advent Book

    I can't remember what exactly got me thinking about the word "advent" - maybe it was the Star Wars Lego advent calendar I saw in the store, or the one…

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