Monthly archives: September, 2016

Who Gives a Little Boy a White Shirt?

A Boy and a White Shirt Who gives a 6-yr old boy a white shirt and expects it to stay white? Apparently, I do! When my son’s school announced that the students could only wear three colors of polo shirts – red, black, and white – I thought I would get him one of each color, …

Growing Rainbow Fish Eggs: Water Bead Science

Rainbow Fish We started our science class by reading one of my favorite children’s books – Rainbow Fish, by Marcus Pfister. Rainbow Fish is a story about the most beautiful, colorful, and sparkly fish in the ocean, named (yes, you guessed it…) “Rainbow Fish”. The other fish beg Rainbow Fish to give them one of its beautiful scales, but Rainbow …

A Shoe Tying Hack, Awesome Activities for Spy School, and a Ripe Banana Recipe

Shoe Tying This might be old news to a lot of people, but this shoe tying tutorial has proven successful for my son! He has been working on tying his shoes for about a year. He is very good at tying knots, but had not made much more progress beyond that. In addition to tutoring …

Protein Packed Yogurt Fruit Dip You Need To Make This Weekend (And Digging Dinos!)

YOGURT FRUIT DIP It is easy enough to come up with an unhealthy snack to eat – chips, chocolates, cookies, candies, etc. But I found a recipe for a yummy and healthy treat. Whether you are watching football, relaxing with friends, or even just hanging out at home, I have the perfect snack for you to enjoy this weekend. …

Epsom Salt for Aching Muscles, a Bubble Update, and a Granola Bites Recipe

Aching Muscles He were go again! I had an 11-mile run this weekend. What’s up with all of this running (and aching muscles)? I am preparing for two races – a relay race where I will complete 3 legs totaling 13.5 miles, and a half-marathon race (13.1 miles). That, and this… Epsom Salts After this last run, I …

3 Homemade Bubble Recipes plus Bubble Activities that Will Impress your Kids

Bubble Party It was bubble party time at our house for Labor Day weekend! The kids and I made three different homemade bubble solutions, and blew lots of bubbles with the goal of finding a favorite homemade bubble solution. My online research determined the best dish soap for bubble-making is Dawn. Joy dish soap got an honorable mention, but …

How to Avoid Stiff and Sore Feet- aka the “Mummy Walk”, and a Crack Chicken Pinterest Win

Mummy Walk Hello everyone! My cold is on it’s way out, and I am feeling much more energetic these days. This is particularly good news, since my first preschool science class is coming up next week! YAY! But, before I get too far ahead of myself, I should address the “Mummy Walk” I mentioned in the title …

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