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How to Make New Year’s Resolutions that Put Your Children First

A Decade of Lessons 2020 is around the corner, and a new decade makes for as good of a time as any to look back and see how far we’ve come, what lessons we’ve learned, and to think about where we’re heading.  I started off this last decade as a […]


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How to Decorate a House and Christmas Tree with Toddlers and NOT Lose Your Sh!@

How to Decorate a house and a Christmas tree with Toddlers and Not Lose your Sh!@ We often dream of a perfectly decorated house for the holidays, just like in the movies where everyone comes over and oohs and ahhhs at our decorations and all the hard work we put […]

Have a picture perfect house AND toddlers! Click through to learn 4 easy ways to keep the Christmas tree safe AND how to let your #toddler or #preschooler help #decorate the house without losing your mind. #Christmas #Christmastime #Holidays #ChristmasTree

How can you make this Christmas magical for your toddler? Find out in this article from Lessons and Learning for Littles, including lots of FREE resources. #holidays2017 #toddlers #Christmas #Christmascrafts

Everything you need to know to have a magical Christmas

Everything you need to know to have a magical Christmas We all want a magical Christmas, the kind we see in pictures or on movies with just the right amount of snow to look good, but not so much that we’re stuck and freezing cold. We want the presents to […]


Beat the Rainy & Snowy Day Blues with these Fun Indoor Activities!

Fun Indoor Activities for Rainy Days and Snowy Days When the weather outside is frightful, being cooped up indoors doesn’t have to be. Sure, you can do an occasional movie day and snuggle under the covers together, munching on popcorn or homemade trail mix. But, what if you’re stuck inside […]

Fun Indoor Activities the Whole Family can Enjoy! #lessonsandlearningforlittles #rainyday #preschool #homeschool

What's the key to less stress this holiday season? Click through and find out how to reduce your #mom stress this holiday season! #holidays2017 #family #momlife

Focus on Fun this Holiday Season!

Focus on Fun for the Holidays! Fall and winter bring a plethora of activities, chances to spend time with our family and friends, and lots of “stuff” that only happens once a year. As moms, our first instinct is to try to do it all so that our kids don’t […]


Tips for Successful Toddler Activities from a Teacher Mom

How do I make setting up and cleaning up activities easy with two toddlers?   It sounds great, in theory, to do all these fun activities with your toddlers, and we know it’s good for our kids and fun, but the thought of doing something messy or involving lots of […]

How do I make it easier to do fun, but messy, activities with my toddlers and preschoolers? Find out my exact system to make setting up, doing, and cleaning up activities easier and more enjoyable! #toddleractivities, #messyplay

Dr. Seuss and You

Easy Activities to Celebrate Read Across America Day with Toddlers and Preschoolers Did you grow up reading Dr. Seuss books too? And, I’m sure you’ve seen a movie or two based on one of Dr. Seuss’s books. Did you know that Dr. Seuss wasn’t actually a doctor and that his […]


Mess-free Painted Pumpkins

Fall is such a fun time of year, especially with little ones. But, carving pumpkins is hard and messy with little ones, especially the toddler and preschooler crowds.   We’re often told to paint pumpkins instead, but sometimes, we just don’t want the mess of paint, or we want to […]

Discover a fun and simple way to paint pumpkins without making a mess! Great for toddlers and preschoolers and for teaching about the colors. #fall #halloween #paintedpumpkins

Creating a calm, peaceful home is easier than you think when you practice yoga as a family! Click through to find out more! #yoga #mindfulness #motherhood #familytime #screenfreekids #teachingtoddlers

Create a calm, mindful home with this ONE activity

  We all want a calm, peaceful home. It’s what Hollywood movies are made about (or the lack of calm and peacefulness in the form of a comedy). It’s what we envision our perfect days looking like and how we thought motherhood would be.   But, let’s be real.   […]


12 Ways to have MORE Family Fun this Summer

Summer is a great time to spend time together as a family. You might have weddings, family reunions, camping trips, and other “big” stuff to go to. But, you don’t have to do all the bigger stuff to have fun together as a family. Often, it’s the seemingly simple and […]

Kid-Approved fun activities for the whole family. Have more fun this summer with these easy and fun ideas from fellow moms! #summer #family #staycation

Can you teach your toddler? Can you prepare your little one for kindergarten? It's easier than you might think! Find out if you're qualified to skip sending your toddler to preschool! #homeschool #preschool #motherhood #toddlers #parentingtoddlers

5 Simple Things to do NOW to Prepare your Toddler for Kindergarten

5 Simple Things to do NOW to Prepare your Toddler for Kindergarten… no preparing or special books or stuff required! 🙂 Plus, why homeschooling your little one is easier than you might think!   There’s no denying it. Being a mom is hard work! Being a mom in the 21st […]