My kids LOVE books! They have loved books from a young age. We have always fostered their curiosity towards books, and encouraged reading whenever we can. You'll find bookshelves with books in almost every room in our house, and sometimes even in places where they shouldn't be. Many parents say they struggle with getting their … Continue reading Growing a Love For Books
I've really been noticing lately the lack of a village. We as a society have become a bit self-centered. There’s been a lot of talk about the importance of self-care, which I agree 100%. We need to be able to take opportunities to take care of ourselves so that we can be better for others. … Continue reading The Fall of the Village
Yay for summer! I love summer and the endless possibilities it presents. However, with a newborn in tow I am finding my older two watching more TV then I care to admit. Mama's nursing? Go watch TV. Baby's sleeping? Go watch TV. Mama's napping? Go watch TV. Technology has its benefits, but it's all about … Continue reading Screen Free Time
Roughly 10 weeks ago, we welcome our third baby to our family (hence the lack of blog posts lately). We have had a bit of a crazy time adjusting to life with three. Some days we get everything that we need to do accomplished, other days we get nothing done. You win some, you loose … Continue reading Adjusting to Three
As a mama of a Deaf child, I know that signing is critical for her to succeed. But I also know from experience that it is super beneficial for children without a hearing loss. With an educational background in Early Childhood, I know the benefits early communication has for successful child development as whole. Between … Continue reading Why Baby Sign?