Denise Fleming Book Activities

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Denise Fleming is April’s author of the month for the Virtual Book Club for Kids, and the kids and I really enjoyed reading several of her books together! Here are three of our favorite Denise Fleming books, with activities to go with them! Links in this post are affiliate links – purchasing anything through these […]

Plastic Easter Egg Bunnies

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My brilliant sister Catherine posted these plastic Easter egg bunnies that she came up with on Facebook. I loved the idea, so she offered to photograph the steps so I could share it with you. They are so cute! You could also draw alien faces on them for older kids – or, better yet, let […]

Celebrating the Outdoors with Kids

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Getting outside is one of my April goals, and we spent most of our free time outdoors this week – mostly on after dinner walks. We also (finally!) tried out our local pool, and were surprised to find that it is heated to surprisingly warm temperatures. So we spent a few afternoons there. Hopefully the […]

Make a Skirt a Day: Book Review

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Pattern drafting is something I have enjoyed playing around with since I was a teenager. Many, many months ago – right when we first got to California – I was sent a review copy of Nicole Smith’s delightful pattern drafting book, Skirt a Day (affiliate link – items purchased through this link may earn this […]

Exploring Maine with Kids: Rockport and Camden

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Today we are touring the beautiful towns of Rockport, Maine, as well as the neighboring town of Camden with Laura of PlayDrMom, a mother of 2 who is also a psychologist specializing in children and Play Therapy. She has been a practicing therapist since 1999 and obtained her doctorate in psychology (PsyD) in 2005 from […]