Pom Poms

I get asked all the time, what are some ways to keep my toddler busy? My answer? POM POMS! They are the cheapest and most underrated toy of all time.  Both of my kids love them, and will spend hours just manipulating them with their fingers.  Below I’m sharing just 4 ways to use pom…

Ella Encounters: Medical Training 101

  This little girl kills me. Ella has been to the doctor a few times this year, and has been practicing those experiences on her baby dolls.  Apparently a doctor must wear those red glasses to practice medicine. Her baby doll put up a little fight, but Ella told her that it was going to be…

The Ten Commandments of a Toddler Parent

 [1] Thou shall not sing with thy toddler.  Thy toddler demands the spotlight. [2] Thou shall not talk to thy toddler  while thy toddler is pooping.  Ever. [3] Thou shall not help thy toddler even when it’s evident that they need your guidance. [4] Thou shall not cut food in a way that has been previously approved by thy toddler. Always ask permission…

Monsters and Pumpkins

Welcome to Montessori Mondays! Are you looking for some cheap, fun, and easy activities that support learning for your child? You’ve come to the right place.  Every week I’m sharing  Montessori based activities that you can create and share with your children. Check out my first post here for an explanation of why Montessori works….