Parenting Is So Easy, Just Read A Book!
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Parenting Is So Easy, Just Read A Book!

Anyone who knows me well has probably heard me joke about sending my kid to boarding school after he turns 8 years old. If you haven’t heard me say this, let me give a little context. Raising this little person hasn’t been that hard, yet. Yes, sleepless nights are torture (and never easy to get...

6 Things I’m Afraid My Kid Will Do In Class
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6 Things I’m Afraid My Kid Will Do In Class

Afraid of what your little one will do in a group activity for the first time? Here are some of the top fears parents face when starting a new class and some comforting words of wisdom: 1. Lick the mirror Mirrors are like this magical portal that must be licked. Toddlers are developmentally egotistical, which...

Again again again! How Repetition Helps Development!
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Again again again! How Repetition Helps Development!

How many times have you read your little one’s favorite book? Sang their favorite song? Played the same game over and over? It can drive us big kids crazy, but they still want more! Why? Here’s some info on how repetition helps development! Repetition is key to learning and mastering anything. Any new skill, (learning...

Drumming Through The Years
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Drumming Through The Years

One of my favorite parts of teaching Zumbini® is seeing the growth each child makes week after week. Sometimes their growth is in singing a new word, sometimes it’s a social skill like waving to a friend or a physical skill like jumping, and sometimes it’s a musical skill! I’ve been lucky to not only...

Baby Wearing Tour of Botanical Gardens!
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Baby Wearing Tour of Botanical Gardens!

Looking for another place to meet up with other babywearing parents? While I love dancing with you all on Tuesdays in Baby Mombo, I am super excited to find out about another baby wearing activity on Thursdays. The National Botanical Garden offers 45-minute guided tours on Thursdays at 10:30 am with different explorations each week....

Math With Pizza!
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Math With Pizza!

Whoever believes in not playing with your food should not eat at our house. Check out what stacking, balancing, and STEM concepts we learned with pizza!! At first he was super excited to have two pizza pieces stack up. Then he tried three pieces. Fell over. Tried again. Fell over. You get the idea. What...

Worry When They’re Quiet
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Worry When They’re Quiet

Sheer joy, tons of excitement, all thanks to a tissue. Well, a box of tissues. This is just a snapshot, scroll for the real deal. While cooking dinner, he had changed from playing in the living room where he is in my sight line to playing in his room, out of sight line, but still...

Ode To Big Bang Theory
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Ode To Big Bang Theory

?Turn up your speakers Sheldon fans, this kid will melt your heart with his rendition of “Soft Kitty”: ?

Singing Growth In 2 Days!
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Singing Growth In 2 Days!

Here’s a little backstory if you don’t know us very well: I am a very musical person (concert/marching bands since 3rd grade, choirs, early childhood teacher using music in the classroom all day long, and Zumbini® teacher), this kid was probably singing in the womb (I taught music classes and worked with young children throughout...