Prepping for preschool

Sassy Miss E

And moms around the world rejoiced! Preschool starts next week. It seems like it’s been 100 years since my little miss was in school. With Labor Day being late this year, it’s put a hurting on both of us. She’s done with me and I’m done with playing Camp Director. Don’t get me wrong. We… [Read More]

Why We Chose Waldorf Education

Noah, 2.5 years old. The day before he became a big brother!

Noah was two and a half years old, and I was days away from delivering my second little tiny, Milly. I sat in my arm chair and watched the case worker from Early Intervention kneel down next to Noah, asking him to hand her the baby doll she had given him, mere moments before. Noah… [Read More]

6 Books for Celebrating Earth Day with Children

Earth Day Books Pin

When Earth Day rolls around, I feel like I need to shine a special little light on all things green. Sure, we recycle in our house, we turn the lights off when we leave a room, and love talking about the creatures of the world and how we respect the earth. But… EARTH DAY! A… [Read More]

5 Get Ready for Kindergarten Skills

GettingReady For Kindergarten (1)

I spent years teaching kindergarten before I was an at home mom and there were definitely things I wished all of my students could do. Now, as I’m sending my own little guy into “big school,” I’m trying to make sure he’s as ready as possible. Surprisingly, it’s not really letters, phonics, and counting that… [Read More]

Best preschool websites for summer learning

websites for preschool - pre K summer learning

When I first wrote this post, we were going through ALL. THE. LEARNING. with Mr. A. And now we’re there with Miss E. It’s time to get her recognizing letters, spelling her own name, etc. We’ll be working off this list over the summer. I’d love to know what sites you use. Yesterday Bug and… [Read More]