Play-Based Homeschool Preschool Routine

Our Proposed Homeschool Preschool Routine A few weeks ago, our daughter started asking to go to school with her friend. I thought she might be disappointed when I told her that she wasn’t going to school like her friends. But, once I told her she could have “school” at home with mommy, she was pumped! Now every morning […]

Finding an Approach to Learning that Fits Your Home Preschool

It’s the time of year when most of our little friends fill their backpacks with fresh crayons, glue, pencils, and scissors and head off to preschool or kindergarten. But not our girls! We’ve made the decision to start their school years at home. I don’t have a formal background in early childhood education (I was an English major with […]

What’s a subscription box service?! Testing out Citrus Lane. (With #Giveaway!)

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Christmas Discovery Boxes: Simple (and free!) Christmas play ideas.

Our Healthier Gingerbread Houses were great for both of my girls to eat, but much more fun for my three-year-old to make than it was for my “baby” (16 months). This time, I wanted to share a Christmas play idea that is perfect for our little toddling, baby friends. (Of course, my three-year-old didn’t want […]

Gingerbread house decorating makeover! All the fun without the sugar crash.

Christmas Play Days This week, I’m back with some of my favorite blogging friends to bring you a series called Christmas Play Days. These bloggers are all INCREDIBLY creative, so don’t miss their posts: Ribbon Wreath Craft by Fantastic Fun and Learning Recycled Play Dough Molds by Play Trains! Snowy Christmas Tree Small World by […]

30 Unique (and Affordable!) Gift Ideas for Babies and Toddlers

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Airplane Play: Airplane Sensory Bin, Personalized Coloring Sheet, and Frozen Fizzing Airplane Fun!

Hi there! Thanks for visiting! If you’d like to read more kids’ activity ideas and family travel tips, follow our blog on pinterest, subscribe by email, and/or join the conversation on the Nothing if Not Intentional facebook page!  Affiliate links included for your convenience. Our oldest daughter shares her daddy’s love of airplanes to such […]

No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating–Safe, Last-Minute Play Idea

Hi there! Thanks for visiting! If you’d like to read more kids’ activity ideas and family travel tips, follow our blog on pinterest, subscribe by email, and/or join the conversation on the Nothing if Not Intentional facebook page!  Glitter glue. Have you shared its sparkly awesomeness with your toddler or preschooler? Until the other day, […]

Age 2 and Beyond: How and Why We Chose Extended Rear-Facing Car Seats

Hi there! Thanks for visiting! If you’d like to read more kids’ activity ideas and family travel tips, follow our blog on pinterest, subscribe by email, and/or join the conversation on the Nothing if Not Intentional facebook page!  After moving car seats around to travel this weekend, Nate ALMOST convinced me to turn our three-year-old […]