I love libraries. Maybe it’s the introvert in me that feels drawn to quiet spaces; maybe it’s the two years in high school I spent as a library aide; maybe it’s my love of reading and learning. Whatever it is, I am so glad to have public libraries as part of my community. Whenever there’s […]
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When my oldest son started school, I quickly realized that with the busyness of the school year, there wasn’t a lot of time to make magical memories and I became a little bit obsessed with squeezing all of the special activities I could think of into our ten weeks of summer vacation. Cue the exhausted and […]
Are you searching for holiday gifts that are unique, meaningful, hand-made, and low cost? These four art projects are fun for any age and produce beautiful works of art that can be given as gifts to friends and relatives! Images below show the finished projects. All instructions are in recipe card format so that they […]
As with most toddlers, my 18 month old has a very short attention span, so I’m constantly looking for new ideas to entertain her for a few minutes. Since my mom was an early childhood educator for over 3o years, she is constantly adding ideas and supplies to my repertoire. Because us moms need to […]
“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 […]
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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