A little dirt never hurt

What is it about digging around in the dirt, looking for bugs that just draws you in? I have never really been an outdoors type of person. I love nature, gardening, swinging, reading a good book in the sunshine, an ice-cold drink on a hot day, the way your breath looks when it's frigid...well at … Continue reading A little dirt never hurt

Food: the way to the heart or to the mind?

There is something about food, isn't there?  We all eat, so it is a perfect social experience.  Everyone is going to eat sometime today, so why not do it together?  We go out to eat with friends, we host dinner parties, celebrate moms-to-be with brunch baby showers, and the list goes on!  There is nothing … Continue reading Food: the way to the heart or to the mind?

Who Needs the Beach?

What do you think of when you hear the word, "beach"?  Vacation? Sand? Breeze? Waves? You want to know what I hear?  Sand on everything. Crabs. Sharks. Wind burn. Sun burn. "Mom, I have to potty!!"  Yes, I know.  That's a pretty miserable way to think of the beach.  It's supposed to be fun and … Continue reading Who Needs the Beach?

Bust the indoor boredom blues

It's been a while, huh?  But I'm still here and still working with the kiddos on playing, growing, and learning!  We've had some family in town so it's been a bit hectic and our schedule is all screwy.  But what's new?!  In the past few days we have been to toddler story time at the … Continue reading Bust the indoor boredom blues