Do you have a fight from your kids whenever it's time to brush teeth in your house? I do, but it's not your typical fight: it's about who gets to put the toothpaste on the toothbrush. You see, both my 4 year old and my 2 year old think that they can put their own toothpaste on their own toothbrush and they get downright angry when I say no. The problem is that when they try to do it on their own, about 10 times more toothpaste than is needed ends up coming out, getting all over them, the toothbrush Read more [...]
It's hard to believe that it's been three years since I reviewed the Monkey Monkey Music cd "What Are the Odds?". Meredith LeVande, creator of Monkey Monkey Music, has released her second DVD, "Let's All Make a Circle", featuring many of the songs that we already know and enjoy.
When I first put on "Let's All Make a Circle", I expected the girls to get up and dance immediately. Instead, they watched all 15 songs with incredible concentration, completely enthralled with the performance. They Read more [...]
Since the day my oldest daughter came home from the hospital (which was also the day she was born), bath time has been an important ritual in our lives. I remember giving Ashlyn her first bath and being so nervous - I'm pretty sure the reason that she hated bath time for the first couple of weeks was because we had the water way too cold for her! Thankfully we figured it out pretty quickly and baths have been highly anticipated ever since.
(that's Ashlyn at about 3.5 weeks old on the left and Read more [...]