There’s a story behind this picture. Other than how my 2 1/2 year old mis-matches her pajamas and socks on purpose. The story I want to share is about the block in her hand. This is her bedtime block. I read about this idea on GirlTalk’s blog and I thought it was genius. Mini gets… Continue reading Works for Me Wednesday
Who knows, maybe this will help you someday. Mini (our toddler) likes to clear all surfaces in the house of their belongings. It’s just what she does, she’s very good at it. We have a table that happens to have a lamp on it. Go figure. One day she was clearing tabletops and the lamp… Continue reading Works for Me: How Many Spuds Does it Take to Remove a Light Bulb?
Remember how I told you about Max’s need for routine a couple months after Mini was born? And how we were going to make some kind of poster to help him transition back into a schedule? Well, I’m happy to report that our making-of-the-poster was a success. We made them about a month ago and… Continue reading Works For Me: Daily Routine Posters
Three years ago at MOPS I heard a speaker give a talk on emerging literacy for preschoolers. She gave us tons of great tips and advice on how to develop a love for reading and writing at an early age. Long before our kids could ever, you know, actually read or write. One of her… Continue reading WFMW: Writing With Preschoolers
It’s Backwards Day WFMW at Rocks In My Dryer. Instead of telling you what works for me, I’m asking what works for you? Kids Getting Shots: Last Minute or Time to Prepare? Max had a check-up at the pediatrician today. I knew that there was a 99% chance that he would be receiving four vaccines… Continue reading Works-For-Me-Wednesday: Backwards Day
For this fun edition of Works-For-Me-Wednesday, we are all sharing about the name-brand products that we love. Here’s a list of the ones I can not live without: Wait just a second. First, let me say that I’m a sucker for marketing and cute packaging. So, really, if the product has a slide zip-lock top,… Continue reading WFMW: Brand Loyal Edition
This is just a simple WFMW idea but it’s really been helpful to me. I keep a standing-up stack of folders in the corner of my desk for every activity we’re involved in. I buy the higher quality tabbed folders at Staples in glossy bright colors (!!!) and I can label them with a Sharpie… Continue reading Works For Me: Folders