World of Dinosaurs || Timberdoodle Review
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World of Dinosaurs || Timberdoodle Review

Dinosaur lovers and crafty kids unite for this one-of-a-kind Dino Box filled with six delightfully simple, yet fun arts and craft projects. Covering artistic aspects like 3-D models, scratch art, painting, drawing, and stamps, these projects will engage young minds in a variety of ways. A special thanks to Timberdoodle Company for sponsoring this post…

Motor Skills for Infants || Timberdoodle Tiny Tots Kit Review
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Motor Skills for Infants || Timberdoodle Tiny Tots Kit Review

The first year of a baby’s life is full of physical milestones. Helping your little one work on fine and gross motor skills is key! As babies grow, their muscle control and tone build, and it’s time to really engage those gross and fine motor abilities. A special thanks to Timberdoodle Company for sponsoring this…

Sensory Skills for Infants & Toddlers || Timberdoodle Tiny Tots Kit Review
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Sensory Skills for Infants & Toddlers || Timberdoodle Tiny Tots Kit Review

Sensory integration is one of the most critical aspects of an infant and toddler’s growth. Body awareness and coordination are rooted in understanding what a baby senses and feels. When young children learn to integrate what they are sensing and feeling, they gain control of their muscles and understand where they are in space. As…

How I Had a Redeeming VBAC Homebirth
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How I Had a Redeeming VBAC Homebirth

Natural birth has always been my dream, but I never thought it was going to happen for me…until it did. Here’s how my birth story unfolded. Birth can be beautiful. Or so I’d read in books like Ina May Gaskin’s Guide to Childbirth, and seen in Hypnobirthing videos and documentaries like “Why Not Home?” and…

1st Grade Curriculum Picks (Homeschool Year 2022-2023)
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1st Grade Curriculum Picks (Homeschool Year 2022-2023)

It’s back to school for our homeschooling family and here’s what we are using for first-grade curriculum! Math We are finishing up the last few lessons of Math-U-See Primer, before heading into Math-U-See Alpha. My daughter and I enjoy so many things about Math-U-See from the manipulative pieces to the DVD lessons that supplement what…

Language Arts for Infants || Timberdoodle Tiny Tots Kit Review
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Language Arts for Infants || Timberdoodle Tiny Tots Kit Review

Reading to your baby is a daily habit worth establishing. While young infants won’t comprehend stories, they benefit greatly from the contrasting images and vocabulary building. Through reading, we introduce our kids of all ages to concepts, ideas, and social situations that broaden their horizons. The more words an infant hears, the more language they…