St Patrick’s Day Craft: How to Make a DIY Leprechaun Trap for Kids

While browsing the book store, Aiden discovered the story How to Catch a Leprechaun. When we finished reading he was intrigued by leprechauns so we found Pete the Cat: The Great Leprechaun Chase. One of my favorite family traditions growing up around St Patrick’s Day was building leprechaun traps with my brother and sister. When I told him I used…

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How to Make Valentine’s Day Ice Cream Popsicles With a Preschooler

I was looking for something fun to make with Aiden for Valentine’s Day and came up with these ice cream popsicles. We have always enjoyed cooking/baking with Aiden because it is a really fun way to work on important skills (measuring, fine motor skills, attention span, etc.) while having fun. It has the added bonus of a delicious reward at…

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How to Plan a Birthday Party at the Airport for Your Child

Dan and I wanted to do something a little different for Aiden’s 4th birthday party than our usual home party. Plus, with everything we had going on in 2019 (baby, move, and not to mention his birthday was the day after Thanksgiving) I didn’t have the time or energy to plan something at home. I heard about birthday parties at…

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How to Help a Preschooler Cope with Moving

We always knew we would have to move from our home. In fact, we had hoped that we would only be in our rental for a year or two max. A year turned into four before we finally moved to our new house. My biggest concern was how Aiden would handle the change. He is generally adaptable but he also…

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A New Year and a New House

I hope everyone had a great holiday! We welcomed the New Year with a big (unexpected) change…we bought a house. We went in for a discussion with our mortgage broker and realized that we had finally saved enough to afford a house in our area. We still weren’t sure we were ready to buy but we found a perfect house…

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