Small Worlds: Dinosaur Play Time

We’ve hit the Dinosaur phase at our place. I blame Dorothy the Dinosaur, as many mothers do.After tripping over a plastic dinosaur one time too many, I decided to create our first small world. Small worlds encourage creative and imaginative play. I love them for the vocab development opportunities that they provide and they are also fabulous from a sensory […]


Camping with Kids

Fresh air, cozy fires, marshmallows and hot dogs, hiking through the woods, a chance to unplug—there’s nothing like camping and I’ve discovered, over the years, when you have kids, it is one of the most rewarding mini-breaks you can have. Of course, it can also be chaotic madness.