When you have infants and toddlers one of the most frustrating things is not being able to communicate well with them. Especially if they want something in particular or they are hurting. ASL (American Sign Language) is such a valuable tool for this! We were doubly blessed when Mr. T was a toddler that we were already learning ASL together … [Read more...]
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This post may contain affiliate links. Please see the disclosure page for more information. Sarah Mae, author of such great books as 31 Days to Clean and Desperate: Hope for the Mom Who Needs to Breathe (with Sally Clarkson), has put together a wonderful eBook for Advent. More Than Candy is a wonderful, service filled countdown to the celebration … [Read more...]
Do you have a preschool with a speech delay or Apraxia? Speech therapy for children can be overwhelming for a mom new to a speech delay diagnosis. That is why I am sharing some of our favorite toys and resources for speech therapy home exercises. When you are dealing with speech therapy practice at home, toys become tools. These tools are some … [Read more...]
We've been smelling the paint again! Tangerine, Pomegranate, Basil, Lemon Verbena, Plum and Blueberry! These delectable paints smell as pretty as they look. Glob Paints are all natural plant based watercolors. Perfect for toddlers and older kiddos who still mouth everything, SPD or otherwise. Mr. F didn't get to play this round, but I will let … [Read more...]
Homeschooling allows lots of fine arts incorporation. Finding an engaging and fun art curriculum is very important to me. I think the fine arts, including art, music, poetry and even creating masterpieces in the kitchen are part of a great education. Artistic Pursuits was very gracious in sending us a copy of their preschool curriculum, The Way … [Read more...]
Disclosure: I was given a copy of Parenting the QBQ Way for review. No other compensation was received. The opinions expressed are my own and I was not required to post a positive review. I love getting the chance to review books I am pretty sure I am going to identify with and appreciate. What's even better is when the book bypasses my … [Read more...]
We love VeggieTales! Mr. T is such a big fan of Bob and Larry! And he sings the theme song "dun dun dun duns" all the way through :) Well, we were blessed with 2 brand new copies of the most recent release, The Little House That Stood and are sharing one with a lucky reader.I have to tell you that it is sweetly done and I love how Bob uses The … [Read more...]
Here is a lovely Painted Lady up close. We have really enjoyed our lapbook and unit study. Mr. T is still pulling out his butterfly cards to look at them every day, and it is too cool to hear him say larvae and pupa! You can see a list of resources and a lot of the books we used here, in part 1.Our lapbook printables came from Homeschool share … [Read more...]
If you are looking for some great ideas for Christmas gifts for your favorite little ones, you simply must check out Melissa & Doug's Terrific Twenty Holiday Gift List. I am loving the Whittle World School Bus! I do believe Mr. T may get one of them under the tree! And there is even an option now to have several of your favorite Melissa & Doug toys … [Read more...]
We have been going through our first Advent activity book with Mr. T. And he is having so much fun with the crafts! He's not too into listening to the stories yet, but I've been reading them to him at meal time so at least he is still. :) I think when he's a little older next year, he will enjoy the stories more.The wonderful Advent book we have … [Read more...]