5 Fun Ways to Avoid the Summer Slide

Once your child starts school the phrase “Summer Slide” is one you will become very familiar with. Almost every piece of literature that goes home before school ends focuses on this topic. The “Summer Slide” refers to your child forgetting skills that they learned during…

Patriotic Fun for Kids

It’s hard to believe, but July is here! Where is the time going?…I swear it was just Christmas and already we are over half way through the year! July 4th is on Tuesday. Time for BBQs and fun with friends and family. But what do…

Camping at Home

This week’s theme is All About Camping! Let me start by saying…my family is not made up of campers. As a kid I went camping with my girl scout troop, but that was in cabins that were air conditioned! (That was enough for me 🙂…

Father’s Day Scavenger Hunt

Father’s Day is Sunday. (It’s the middle of June people! Can you believe it?!?) I’ve been brainstorming ideas for gifts that work coming from a 2- and 4-year old. Since my hubby isn’t into fishing, hunting, golfing, or working with tools, the traditional gifts and…

Florida Swamps for Pre-K

During this past election cycle in American politics if you heard the phrase “Drain the Swamp” once, you heard it a million times. And frankly the phrase probably gave swamps a bad name. But swamps are essential to Florida and its’ wildlife. They are part of…

Family Game Night with a 2 Year Old

My husband and I wanted to Family Friday Game Nights. The only problem? Our daughter was only two! Our idea is probably like most families. We want to build memories with our kids while building solid relationships. However, 

Copycat

“See if you can copy me…1, 2, 3!” Kids love to copy. They love to do what their parents do. They’ll dress up and talk like mom or dad. They’ll cook recipes that they’ve seen their parents make. They’ll mimic sounds or voices they’ve heard….

Run, Run, Run!

Kids are funny. You never know what ideas or games will capture their attention. Sometimes the simplest and quickest ideas turn into activities they will ask for again and again. That’s the case with my two year old’s current favorite game Run! Run! Run!