Books Your Kindergartner Will Love!

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Today is week four in this year’s Get Ready for Kindergarten Through Play series, and we’re talking about literacy! I believe that the best way to build kindergarten literacy skills is to find books your kindergartner will love! To get you started, I’m sharing some of our favorites! All links are Amazon affiliate links. If […]

Pretend Play Strengthens Sibling Relationships

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I love watching my kids play together! Pretend play strengthens sibling relationships – I know from personal experience. Many of my fondest childhood memories involve playing with my siblings, and those memories help to maintain sibling bonds now that we are all grown up and live mostly far apart from one another. I suspect that […]

Creative DohVinci Fun!

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Have you heard of DohVinci? We were sent some free to try out, and while I wasn’t required to write a blog post about it, I’m sure Hasbro won’t mind that I have. DohVinci comes from the same people who brought us Play-Doh, and it’s a great new 3D art product for older kids! It […]

Speech Delays and Speech Therapy Resources for Parents

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Three of my four children have had speech delays that required speech therapy. My third child, Lily, was an early talker who uses words beautifully and clearly – until she is upset or stressed, when her typically articulate speech turns into an incomprehensible mumble. So speech is difficult for her as well, in a way. […]

Kid Friendly Activities in Massachusetts

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We lived in Massachusetts for seven years before moving to California this past fall, and it was a wonderful place to live with kids! Today I want to share some of my favorite kid friendly activities in Massachusetts! Enjoy Nature Massachusetts has incredible natural beauty! My kids always enjoyed wandering through Massachusetts woods, often while […]

Mod Podge Fairy and Fairy House

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Meet our Mod Podge fairy and fairy house! Inspired by elf on the shelf antics I have seen on other blogs, this fairy is watching over my kids this summer! She and her house move from room to room, and so long as they are using their listening, communication, and cooperation skills, she stays out […]