Conditional Awareness for Children

Conditional Awareness for Children

Our world is full of the unexpected. A great way to help children learn about the unexpected is to teach them conditional awareness. Certain games introduce this skill like Mama May I? and Red Light, Green Light, by teaching children to move or perform a certain...
How Does Your Garden Grow?

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Spring has sprung and, although colder outside than I would like, we are feeling pretty spring inside our house right now. Before I went to bed last night I prepared an invitation to “garden” sensory bin for the girls to find in the morning. I used black...
Gently Parenting Separation Anxiety

Gently Parenting Separation Anxiety

I am so grateful for the group of Mamas in my life. I have so many questions about parenting and my journey in motherhood. Loving that I have this wonderful resource – a collective of strong, gentle, nurturing souls surrounding me. Some are near (I can chat with...
Summer Sensory Bin Play

Summer Sensory Bin Play

This has been our Summer Sensory Bin. The Beach. We have been busy reading and exploring the sand and ocean this year so I thought it would be fun to bring the beach home with us. Buga likes writing her letters in the sand with the driftwood and I love the calming...

Philly Mag Feature

#tbt Throw Back Thursday to when we were featured on Philly Mag. Thanks Philly Mag for featuring our Make a Match Philly Edition in your Countdown to Christmas Favorites! We are honored to be included 🙂 Read the feature...
Mobile Fun

Mobile Fun

I didn’t realize how much little ones liked mobile until Boo arrived. I quickly learned that even a fussy, high needs baby, could be soothed by a little smackeral of something floating or moving overhead. At home we have this wonderful Butterfly Mobile that...
Upcycled Paint Palette

Upcycled Paint Palette

I found another rainbow! Boo wanted to paint yesterday and I couldn’t find a palette! I was going to put them all on a plate but then they (much too soon) turn brown – an experiment in color mixing is bound to happen – but I didn’t want it to...
Children’s Home Art Studio

Children’s Home Art Studio

Buga is still completely enamored over her Art Studio…and there have been more art projects made since its inception than ever before — which makes me enamored with it too. Take up precious row-home space for a children’s art table, you ask?...