Tag Archives: preschooler

Teddy Bear Breakfast

I’ve seen lots of cute toddler food blogs that detail how to make adorable food for your kids.  They all annoy me.  As if it is not enough that I feed my children 3 nutritious meals per day, I am … Continue reading

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Calm Down Jars

The boys made calm down jars the other day.  After Ben had a few spectacular meltdowns at night, I asked him if he thought using a calm down jar would help him out.  I told him that he could shake … Continue reading

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Catch Phrases

Kids generally pay close attention to what you say, and my kids are no exception.  Luke copies Zach and Ben copies Luke.  It’s downright scary when the boys sound just like me (mini-dicator), and simply hilarious when they repeat Zachary. … Continue reading

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New Scissors

I bought Luke some new scissors about a month ago, near the end of preschool.  He is fairly proficient and careful with the plastic safety ones, so I upgraded him to blunt-ended, metal scissors.  He’s become quite helpful, especially when … Continue reading

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The Doctor is In

In recent years, like most families with young kids, we have had a disproportionate amount of doctor visits.  Mostly sick and well visits to our pediatrician and my OB/GYN, but you can throw in things like urgent care, ER and overnight … Continue reading

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A Robot Craft or Hot Glue Gun Anxiety

We finally made the robots that Luke has been bugging me for a month about.  I saved some cans that were drained using a can piercer to prevent sharp edges.  We went hunting in the garage for “Dad’s spare bits” … Continue reading

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Don’t Dig in the Mulch

“Don’t dig in the mulch.” That’s what I said as I zipped up the boys jackets and shooed them outside.  Don’t dig in the mulch.  Our backyard has one flower bed that is perfect for digging, if you’re a little … Continue reading

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