Goal Planning 2017

Hey y’all!  Just a quick post here to show how I am going to be setting my goals this year. I use three separate planners, but bare with me because you’ll see why each of them are effective. #1: 2017 Powersheets by Lara Casey After hearing some amazing things about this planner, I decided to…

Life Cycles: Introduction

Welcome to a new series about Life Cycles on Mustard Seed Family.  From July-August I will be sharing a variety of activities for your toddler/preschooler concerning animal and plant life cycles.  This series includes science projects, music and movement, sequencing exercises, and outside exploration. Today I’ll be sharing some great books on life cycles, educational tools, and how…

Transportation Wrap-Up

Welcome to a new series about Transportation on Mustard Seed Family.  From April-June I will be sharing a variety of activities for your toddler/preschooler.  This series includes art projects, sensory play, outside activities, and field trips. Today I’ll be sharing a field trip to the Minnesota Streetcar Museum. Trolley Ride There is a Streetcar line that is…

Transportation: Cars Week 1

Welcome to a new series about Transportation on Mustard Seed Family.  From April-June I will be sharing a variety of activities for your toddler/preschooler.  This series includes art projects, sensory play, outside activities, and field trips. Today I’ll be sharing a free template for creating your own road with felt. DIY Roads [Materials] 5 pieces of…

Bridesmaid Updo: Wavy Ponytail

Step-By-Step Tutorial Welcome to my new series on bridal updos and getting ready for the big day.  From April through June, I will be sharing various updos, tips on make-up, the do’s and don’ts of wedding hair, veil placing, and bridesmaid updos. To see more tutorials, click the links below: Messy Chignon Double-Rose Updo Five…

Bridesmaid Updo: 4 Braids in a Bun

Step-By-Step Tutorial Welcome to my new series on bridal updos and getting ready for the big day.  From April through June, I will be sharing various updos, tips on make-up, the do’s and don’ts of wedding hair, veil placing, and bridesmaid updos. To see more tutorials, click the links below: Messy Chignon Double-Rose Updo Five…

Bridal Hair: Crisscross Loop Updo

Step-By-Step Tutorial Welcome to my new series on bridal updos and getting ready for the big day.  From April through June, I will be sharing various updos, tips on make-up, the do’s and don’ts of wedding hair, veil placing, and bridesmaid updos. To see more tutorials, click the links below: Messy Chignon Double-Rose Updo Five…

Transportation: Planes Week 1

Welcome to a new series about Transportation on Mustard Seed Family.  From April-June I will be sharing a variety of activities for your toddler/preschooler.  This series includes art projects, sensory play, outside activities, and field trips. Today I’ll be sharing a free template for building airplanes. Invitation To Build A Plane [Materials] Glue White Paint Paintbrush/Sponge…

Bridal Hair: Soft Waves

  Step-By-Step Tutorial Welcome to my new series on bridal updos and getting ready for the big day.  From April through June, I will be sharing various updos, tips on make-up, the do’s and don’ts of wedding hair, veil placing, and bridesmaid updos. To see more tutorials, click the links below: Messy Chignon Double-Rose Updo…

Outside Explorations in the Spring

It’s a Spring themed month here on Mustard Seed Family.  From March 20-April 20, we are focusing on the season of spring.  There will be art activities, outside exploration, felt board fun, and much more!  Please stay tuned for fun, cheap, and educational things to do with your toddler/preschooler. Today I will be sharing three outside…

Stained Glass Flower Art

Happy Spring! It’s a Spring themed month here on Mustard Seed Family.  From March 20-April 20, we are focusing on the season of spring.  There will be art activities, outside exploration, felt board fun, and much more!  Please stay tuned for fun, cheap, and educational things to do with your toddler/preschooler. Today we’ll be creating a…

Daily Devotional Time for Families – Guest Post

Meet Mary Mary blogs at Nature + Nurture when she’s not chasing her 2 active boys.  Nature + Nurture  is a faith and natural living blog passionate about nourishing the whole person – body, mind, + spirit. Connect with her on Facebook & Pinterest. Putting kids to bed is a difficult feat, but also an…