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Jelly Bean Math Activity for Preschoolers

Jelly Bean Math Who doesn’t love jelly beans? Americans consume billions of jelly beans a year, so it’s likely that your preschooler will be on board with this yummy (and educational) activity. You’ll help her recognize her senses, as well as make predictions, sort, and chart! What You Need: Bag of jelly beans (variety bag, with at least 4 flavors) Medium sized plastic storage container Notepad Pen or pencil 2 sheets of cardstock or construction paper Crayons Jellybean graphing page (make…

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How to manage a business and still have time for your family

Creating and managing a business is hard, but imagine having a family on top of that. How do you create a business while having to tend to a family? How do you manage a business while having to go home early each night to pick up the kids, clean the house, and cook dinner? Is it even possible? Over the years of managing a for-profit blog, I’ve learned that it definitely is possible, but it takes a little work to…

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Friday Fresh Picks – Sun essentials

When it comes to the summer sun we are extremely cautious of the sun. My husband had a small case of melanoma a few years back, and it’s changed our approach to skin safety. We aren’t beach people but when we do make the trip out you can see us covered and most likely pale as can be from the numerous layers of sunscreen. There are so many sun-safe options for the whole family, at a great price, you just…

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Friday Fresh Picks for Outdoor Summer Fun!

As soon as the warm weather hits us we like to spend every moment outdoors, whether it’s by the pool or just cooking on the grill. Now that A is two there’s so much more we can do while enjoying the outdoors, even in our own back yard. So I’ve listed some of our favorite items that help keep up entertained, and safe! Duck Pool I bought one of these for A last year and she absolutely LOVED it! I…

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