Picture Books being published March 2017 that we can't wait to read!

Books We Are Looking Forward To – March 2017


I thought I would do something a little different for the next few months and share some picture books that are soon to be released that we are looking forward to reading. The books on these lists I’ve chosen for a couple of different reasons; they may be written by an author we like, or the descriptions sound interesting, or,…

More than 20 activities to help develop fine motor skills in preschool pre-writers.

20+ Activities for Building Fine Motor Skills in Pre-Writers


One of the things we’ve been working on this year with Ephraim in his three year old preschool is building up his fine motor skills. I’ve read many times that boys are usually farther behind than girls in this area and so far from my experience that has been so true. We’ve been doing a number of different activities to…

15 Educational Gift Ideas for 4 Year Old Boys

15 Educational Gift Ideas for a 4 Year Old Boy


Ephraim’s fourth birthday is coming up in a few months and I’ve been thinking a lot about what to get him for his birthday. I have been working at decluttering and reducing the amount of stuff in our house so I don’t want to get him just any toys. I know he would love things like tractors and cars but he…

Picture books that spark imagination! Nine books with characters with great imagination that will help spark imagination in your children.

Nine More Books with Great Imagination to Spark Your Child’s Imagination


The most popular book list I’ve shared so far as been Nine Books To Spark a Child’s Imagination, for good reason too, it includes some of my absolute favorite picture books. Today I wanted to share nine more books to spark your child’s imagination. NINE BOOKS WITH GREAT IMAGINATION TO SPARK YOUR CHILD’S IMAGINATION FOLLOW ALONG: INSTAGRAM | FACEBOOK | PINTEREST |…

The Unschooling Experiment

The Unschooling Experiment Begins


The idea of unschooling has really intrigued me in the last year or so. I don’t know what made me interested to read it in the first place but my real interest developed when I read An Unschooling Manifesto. My cousins unschool their boys, they are really the only unschoolers I know and they doing an amazing job. They read a…