Mother's Musings · The Educated Parent

How to Deal With Big Feelings – for mom and munchkins

I have some very deep feeling children. Maybe every mother says that? Do you also have deep feelers? My oldest feels IN LOVE when she meets a new friend and if I accidentally embarrass her there are tears for days. My toddler is a whole new world of emotions. When she got too angry a… Continue reading How to Deal With Big Feelings – for mom and munchkins

Play Advice · The Educated Parent

How to Extend Any Activity

So you spent 20 minutes putting together an awesome activity for you child. You know they will love it. You took your time plotting and placing things just right. You introduce your child to the mind blowing activity you have for them…they play for 6 minutes and then declare they are done. Cue the tears… Continue reading How to Extend Any Activity

Play Advice

6 Out of the Box Clean Up Tricks

Earlier this week I was talking with my sweet sister, you know…the mom of boys, and telling her how I sometimes feel like I am not a great mom when it comes to teaching my children how to clean up. Sometimes it isn’t worth the fight, or other times I need it done NOW and… Continue reading 6 Out of the Box Clean Up Tricks

Art Activities · Play Advice

Favorite Art Supplies for Children

(This post contains affiliate links, at no extra cost to you. What that means is if you click and purchase something I will get a percentage of that sale. I┬áparticipate in affiliate sales to help support my blog and to keep it running.) Okay this list making thing is harder than I thought it would… Continue reading Favorite Art Supplies for Children