“Back-to-School” season is one of my most favorite times of the year. Stores are lined with rows upon rows of school supplies—new notebooks, fresh pencils, perfect crayons! Ah, my teacher-heart could burst! And while going back to school might be both a celebration and lamentation for some parents, more often than not, the kids are […]
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The back to school shopping season is upon us all. While you’re out browsing the aisles, look for these affordable and versatile supplies that can be used all year long to encourage creativity and exploration through age-appropriate art making. I teach art for kiddos from 18 months through early elementary. These are my art supply […]
Recently, I’ve realized how awesome it is to live in an area that provides so many fun experiences for children! Moms can take advantage of playgroups, special programs through colleges, church programs, and more to keep their little ones happy, engaged, and learning throughout the summer and the school year. Buuuut, what is there […]
Some of my fondest memories from childhood are running through the neighborhood on those extra steamy summer evenings playing night games with all of the other kids from the hood. It truly is a magical time for children and is such a great opportunity for parents to get to engage & interact with their kiddos. […]
The 4th of July is such a magical celebration pumped full of family fun and community events galore. I have compiled a list of some of the best events in Oklahoma City and the surrounding metro so you and your families can take full advantage of this holiday and make some memories that will last […]
Summer in the metro has ARRIVED! We love getting out and playing with our kids all summer long, but we know that sometimes you need to get out of the house and have a fun day on a dime. We hope you’ll find some serious fun with this list of free & cheap summer […]
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My sister came to me this summer with a great idea. She wanted a play house for her classroom at school where she teaches kindergarten. She also wanted to be able to change it with different themes of the year. So I got to work and came up with our version of this card table […]
I always swore I would never be one of those moms who let her kids play on her cell phone and, for the most part, I’m not. But sometimes, momma needs a few minutes of peace! Whether you use your cell phone/tablet for educational purposes, or you use it to distract your precious little angel […]
When the weather is too hot (or too cold) for being outside, when the kids have exhausted all their summer bucket list items, when the idea well has drained dry, here is an idea to keep you from losing your mind, mama! All you need is a camera of some sort (Phone cameras work fine!) […]
Do you ever have those days where there are never enough activities to keep your kiddos busy? There are days when time seems to go by so slowly, and I hear my kids saying the infamous words, “I’m bored!” I frequently found us turning on the tv more than usual and decided that I needed […]