Strawberry Blackberry Pie

This last Sunday we didn’t have any plans for the afternoon, so our family went blackberry picking our church community garden.   We filled a wicker basket so heavy neither of my kids could carry it! When we got home and washed everything up, we discovered that we had picked almost a gallon (!) ofContinue reading “Strawberry Blackberry Pie”

Unplugged Play: 50 “I’m Bored” Activities

At 11:15 this morning, I set the baby in the pack-and-play and started to prep lunch. I asked my five year old to find something fun to do while waiting for lunch. Apparently, this was no small feat —  the whining ensued almost immediately.

Preschool P.E. at Home

When we first started preschool activities at home, I knew physical activity and education would be important, but I wasn’t sure where to start! As time went on, I realized that the most important part of physical education in the early childhood years is simply the enjoyment of and participation in being active! So weContinue reading “Preschool P.E. at Home”

Christmas Cheer – Lifestyle Post Roundup

Between helping with (and having kids involved in) children’s choir, teaching a preschool class on Wednesday nights, teaching piano lessons 3 out of 5 evenings, and all the holiday buzz in general, my December plate is pretty full!