For the train lovers: DIY funicular train

DIY funicular train

This post contains affiliate links.  Planes, trains and automobiles. It’s more than just a great movie and your average, everyday modes of transportation. For Buddy, it was life for a very long time. While his obsession with vehicles has calmed down, he’s still a big fan of anything with a motor. And when he got strep, we spent 2 solid days … Read More

Play dough: An easy indoor activity

Summer heat hit hard this year! Last weekend we were up to 95° and 76% humidity. Normally I would suck it up and get the kids out side but that is well over my limit. We went for an early walk on Saturday morning thinking we would beat the heat of the day but I couldn’t hack it. I “feared … Read More

Dinner isn’t ready but your kid wants to play.

We’ve all been there. That moment when you get up to start making dinner and your little angel stops you. He grabs your hand and says “Mom, will you play with me?” It’s heart-wrenching to say no but, holy cow, you’re hungry. And, depending on how old your child is, offering to let them help in the kitchen may not … Read More

4 steps to painting with the kids.

4 step paint party. Keep it simple.