19 faces

I’m a big fan of kids creating their own art, it’s probably my favorite thing to do with my daughter because I can tell that she truly enjoys it. There is nothing to practice with art or to master for … Continue reading

what we do for pre-k

DIY clay creations

Gemma will likely not start school until 2016 because she has a fall birthday. This will mean she’ll be an “old” kindergartner. I am not sure how I feel about this; she is bright and part of me worries about … Continue reading

DIY crayon caddy

crayon caddy

We have a lot of crayons at our house! My mom gave us a huge basket full of crayons that are probably from when I was a kid that she had saved; plus every restaurant, birthday party and trip we’ve … Continue reading

easy sew maxi skirt

Trying to figure out what to wear is challenging in the postpartum phase. Nothing fits! Maternity clothes are now getting bigger but there is no way my hips and belly are fitting into my pre-baby clothes any time soon either. … Continue reading

how to make play dough

play dough

  Play dough is one of the best entertainment sources for toddlers! There are some secrets I’ve found, however, to making perfect play dough, I’ve had my share of mishaps either too sticky or to dry and I think I … Continue reading

Watercolor with Kids


  One of my favorite hobbies is watercoloring. It is really relaxing to make different blends with watercolor on paper. The great thing about this hobby is that it is inexpensive and it can be shared with children. Gemma really … Continue reading