A year ago, Mia’s birthday wish was to have a chocolate cake and candles to blow.
This year, it’s PIXIE DUST. Continue reading
It was six in the morning and our alarm hadn’t rung yet when Mia woke me up in her whispering voice and asked,
Where is our Over in the Meadow book, Mommy?
“It’s on top of my desk…”
Oh, there! Okay, you can sleep for 5 more minutes and then we will read again together Mommy, okay? Continue reading
Our 3-year-old has always been fascinated with hands and fingers. I’m not sure why but she gets excited whenever she sees pictures or videos of writing hands, cooking hands, painting hands, or pointing fingers.
She would watch every version of The Finger Family Song and Where is Thumbkin on YouTube and would sing the songs over and over until I could already hear myself humming the same tune even when she’s not around.
So to make those videos come to life, Continue reading
You must have seen it on every parenting and kids-activities website there is – play tents are fun and kids love them. There is something about having their own space, with a roof over it, that they totally like. So if you haven’t tried it at home, it’s time to bring those blankets out (never mind if they get dirty), put them over tables and chairs, and let your kids have a good time!
Of course, you can always buy a real tent and camp on your front or backyard – that would be more awesome! But if you haven’t bought one or you’re like us who enjoy impromptu and use-whatever-is-on-hand play days, makeshift would totally do. It is equally enjoyable! Continue reading
It is so much easier to put kids to sleep when they are physically tired. Bedtime is almost effortless for us after an outing or an afternoon at the park because Mia would be dead tired by the time we get home.
But on days when we don’t feel like going out and there is nowhere to channel her ENERGY, we turn to Continue reading