I recently got my hands on the book, Begin With A Blanket (affiliate). It’s written by fellow blogger and occupational therapist Rachel from CanDo Kiddo. The book is awesome and packed with ideas for baby play. I personally think the newborn stage is hard when it comes to “playing” with your baby. I recently shared one of my ways to fit tummy time in during the first days at home. Begin With A Blanket has given me even more ideas on how to add tummy time into our day with a newborn!
Black Friday is upon us. That day of crazy shopping around for deals…or has that become Thanksgiving now? Having a newborn I’m opting out of the store rush this year. I’ll admit I kind of like to go and people watch more than anything. I’m usually not one who has a mad list. I’m sure I’ll […]
As moms we have all heard about it. Tummy time is important for our babies. Let’s be honest though, when we come home from the hospital with a brand new baby it can be pretty over whelming. There is A LOT of things to do and learn especially when it’s your first baby. Plus, the […]
We know that movement is essential to learning. We know that kids that are physically active perform better at school. Making brain breaks fun and available are important. Adding a theme to brain breaks can make them go with any unit you teach or student’s enjoy!
Well, there is no denying it if you walk into any store, the Holiday season is upon us. Christmas usually reminds me of shopping, cooking, and parties. The good news is that movement can easily be incorporated into a holiday or Christmas theme. During the very busy holiday season it is important to keep […]
One of the things that I wanted to accomplish with baby number two was a tummy time station. I’ve decided to set this station up in our playroom. I know we are going to spend plenty of time in the playroom during the winter months with my toddler so it would be the perfect time […]
The focus around Thanksgiving is of course giving thanks, but also food. As much as I love food I always try to participate in some sort of physical activity to go with it. Most often, we participate in a local Walk For Hunger. Combining Thanksgiving with physical movement can be achieved for the kids too! […]