Kitten shaped Planters

Transform plastic bottles into planters shaped like cats   Check out this buzzfeed article on how to make a kitten shaped planter from a plastic bottle! It looks like such a fun craft to do with kids!




DIY Play Doh!

Did you know that you could make your own play doh! It can get expensive to constantly buy play doh- and the kids are always mixing all the colors together!  Well, you can make play dough in bulk! Watch this video to learn how:

I’m still here!

Hi Everyone!

I apologize, I took a break from writing the last month or so.

The boys are growing up quick! I love that they are walking and exploring more.  With all the rain we have been having, it is greener and greener outside. I love it! Today I took the boys outside to teach them about leaves, pine cones, and 3 leaf clovers. They enjoyed touching each piece of nature as I talked about them.

My article called “Alphabet Summer” was published in the Nanny Magazine recently! I am thrilled to be published!!20140522-185705-68225107.jpg

And finally, I started up a “Fairfield County Nannies Group” for Connecticut nannies!!  I will write up a blog post soon with more details about it!! 🙂




Homemade Floam by Growing a Jeweled Rose

I absolutely LOVE the blog “Growing a Jeweled Rose.” So many amazingly creative activities are posted on that site!  I can’t wait to try them out with the boys when they get older!  I also can’t wait to do projects with them and post the projects on my blog!  But for now I will share with you projects I find in other places.  Growing a Jeweled Rose posted how to Make Homemade Floam!!  I bet the kids will love this!



Rainbow Pasta Treasure Hunt

Just came across a fantastic blog called  It’s full of creative ideas for early childhood!  It is a great resource for nannies and parents!

This is one sensory activity in particular that I LOVE.  Rainbow pasta treasure hunt!? How cool is that!? I am looking forward to when the boys get a little older and I can start doing these activities with them!