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Amazing Eid Gift Favors for Under $10 (coupon codes inside)!

*Read on to find coupon codes* As Eid fast approaches, many of us are starting to think about how to make the day memorable for our kids.  And… if you’re family is full of kids like mine is, that can be a pretty expensive undertaking. But, don’t fret! I’ve come up with the perfect list of Eid gift favors, that are all UNDER $10!  There are so many opportunities to get creative with our Eid gifts.  We can give gifts that get kids playing, problem solving and having fun.  Here is my list of 5 Eid gift favors that (aren’t candy 😀 and) are under $10! 1. Dollar Store Mix & Match The key here is toContinue reading

Conversation is such a powerful educational tool. These are 3 powerful conversation starters for the kids in your life.
On Being A Parent

Conversation Starters for Kids

Sometimes, the most important thing I can do for my child is talk to her. Conversation is such a powerful educational tool.  It gives us the power to: Create emotional connections Tell and rephrase stories Engage in dialogue exchange Build ideas Enhance vocabulary, and Strengthen social skills. I know that as parents and educators we often look for “busy-activities”.  Things we can give our kids and have them do independently, while we tend to whatever it is we need to tend to.  However, we should also invest in conversations in a habitual way. Our kids and students need to know that they have our supportive ear, our care and concern and most importantly an open channel to expressContinue reading

5 companies for kids that every parent and teacher should know about!
On Being A Parent, Teaching Ideas & Inspiration

5 Companies For Kids That You Should Know About

After becoming a mom, I realized that the world of toys and books is a vast one.  I searched for products and companies that aimed to enrich my daughter’s learning experience in a unique way, and that’s when I stumbled upon these 5 companies for kids that every parent and teacher should know about!  I hope you enjoy these fantastic companies as much as I did! 1. Raddish Provider of edible education! This is such an awesome concept!  Raddish essentially provides children education through food and cooking.  They currently offer 4 cooking kits, with experiences which include Art, Chemistry, & international cuisine.  Their kits include recipe and creativity cards, table talk starters and more.  What’s so greatContinue reading

Classroom Organizaion, On Being A Parent

Toy Organization Ideas (With A Minimalist Approach)

Last year I experienced a big move.  My husband, daughter and I packed our bags and relocated to Delaware.  Before that I was living with my inlaws.  My daughter was still small and didn’t require too much stuff.  A crib, changing table, stuffed animals and basket filled with shakers and plush toys were all she needed.  However, once we moved things changed quite drastically.  My daughter turned 1, began walking, became more alert and all around more demanding!  What’s more, we had much more space to hold all of our trinkets.  On came the toy buying.  Now, I have never been one to accumulate stuff.  I’ve always shopped as consciously as I could, and usually askContinue reading