Turkey Brown Paper Bag Puppet

Thanksgiving Craft I found this super easy Thanksgiving puppet project to do with the kids on hugsarefun blog. You can cut out the shapes to make the turkey for little kids or let older children trace and cut out the shapes themselves. Here’s what to do: You Will Need: Brown Paper Lunch Bag Pencil Safety […]

“I Am Thankful: A Thanksgiving Book for Kids” by Sheri Wall

Learn about the true spirit of gratitude and Thanksgiving with “I Am Thankful: A Thanksgiving Book for Kids” by Sheri Wall. “I Am Thankful” teaches children about coming together with their loved ones and to give thanks for all that they have. “I Am Thankful” is an adorable, rhyming storybook that follows three different families […]

Hot Wheels and Matchbox Car Storage

A mother recently asked me to store her children’s Hot Wheels and Matchbox cars. To determine what were the best storage products I first had the children help me count how many toys cars they each have. Then, each child was allowed to determine if they want their cars displayed in their bedrooms or playroom […]

Happy National Nanny Recognition Week!

Fix “Nannie’s” in iOS

iOS has the most annoying autocorrect that is grammatically incorrect. “Nannie’s” is not grammatically correct. But since iOS has misspelled the word in autocorrect I have even seen nanny businesses use the misspelled word on social media and in advertisements. The word “nannies” should replace “Nannie’s.” How to replace “Nannie’s” with “nannies” in iOS: 1. […]

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Don’t Use Pull-Ups: Use Underwear and Waterproof Potty Training Covers to Potty Train

A lot has been learned about child development since I graduated college in the 90s. So, I bought the courses from Scientific Secrets for Raising Kids Who Thrive by Peter M. Vishton, Professor at The College of William and Mary to see what clinical discoveries have been made since I first learned about child development. […]

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Broccoli, Carrot, Cabbage and Apple Salad

It’s a challenge getting many children to eat vegetables. But I only added fruits and vegetables that the children in my care like to this salad and the children gobbled it up. The key is to offer small amounts of new vegetable dishes with other foods the children like without forcing them to eat new […]