August 26, 2014

Nuria from the The Adventures Archive is here today to share some fun kid-tested and mama-approved apps.   Here you have 8 Apps that are both fun and educational. All tested and approved by my girls, age 5 and 8… Monument Valley: Guide a silent princess through a fantastical breath-taking world. This is probably one of the most beautiful apps ever created. I can assure you that you will love exploring it as much as…

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August 18, 2014

This summer we have been spending a lot of time on the beach… Having grown up near the ocean, and now taking the time to make it an intricate part of our daughters’ lives, I realize how important it is for children to have a connection to their immediate environment and a strong sense of place. A place to go when you want to celebrate, a place to go when you want to reflect, a…

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November 15, 2013

Becky from a Sweet Hot Mess is with us today to share an inspiring list of gift recommendations for the budding young scientists in our lives. I have a deep and abiding love for Etsy.  Not only does Etsy support makers, artists and crafters alike, it is also a resource for deeply creative materials.  As my children’s interests have grown and changed over the years, I have learned to look far and wide for new…

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July 15, 2013

Joey from Made by Joey is with us today to share a great list of games for children to play when they are on their own… Today children’s games are offered in many different forms.  Board games, pen & paper games/puzzles and coordination games are a nice change from video games, however, these types of games often require multiple players. This can pose a problem: for only children when one child is on their own…

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July 2, 2013

Rebecca from Thirteen Red Shoes is with us today to share part II of her recommendations for phonics apps for the little ones… After my initial post about phonics applications I set about searching for some more.  I believe that applications are all about trial and error.  Some suit some children perfectly and others not so much.  My list here is a guide as to what is available in the area of phonics and sight…

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