Written on March 31, 2016 at 12:56 pm, by Jessica Oliveto
Written on March 14, 2016 at 8:00 am, by Megan McCoy Dellecese
Yup, celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with children’s books! Boy, how our lives sure have changed since our younger days.
But, seriously, it’s never too early to read to children. My husband and I have both worked in libraries (I’m a school librarian), so we feel that it’s important to instill this love of books in our children. It creates a solid foundation of learning, opens a whole new world of imagination, and offers an opportunity for routine bonding time…honestly, the rewards go on and on.
So, today I’m sharing some favorite children’s books to help get your kids in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit!
Written on January 25, 2016 at 7:02 am, by Megan McCoy Dellecese
But, since most of us aren’t fictionalized characters, it’s nice to have some ideas in our arsenal to fight off kids’ cases of the “I’m Boreds” and the dreaded “How Does One Literally Bounce Off Walls?!” Many of these ideas are for younger kids but can be adapted for the older crowd, too.
If you were in the line of this past weekend’s storm, in particular, today’s tips for some indoor fun around … Read More
Written on January 4, 2016 at 7:00 am, by Megan McCoy Dellecese
I mentioned last week that our family resolution for 2016 is positivity (among other things). Another “word of the year” is also going to be “cloth” – with an accent on keeping it low-stress. Because, life.
As our little newborn girl (at what point do they switch from “newborn” to “infant” or even “baby”?) continues to beef up and lessen her – shall we say – messier diapers, we’re looking to finally take the cloth diaper plunge. You can read about our experiences/failures with our son in this blog post, but this time we’re dedicated to making it work without stressing ourselves out about the whole thing.
So far, we’ve prepped a plethora of diaper styles and done a handful of days with the little one to stick our toes in (again). I was hoping to make January 1st our official “daytime diaper switch” day, but since we have … Read More
Written on October 26, 2015 at 9:00 am, by Megan McCoy Dellecese
Can you guys believe Halloween’s less than a week away?! The fact that it’s on a Saturday this year makes it super fun, but also offers a chance for boredom to creep in. I mean, how does one actually celebrate Halloween when it’s not on a school/work day? (Maybe, as an educator, I’m just used to seeing what we do during the holiday with the kiddos at school.)