Learning To Throw: Lessons In The Dog Park
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Learning To Throw: Lessons In The Dog Park

Here’s why dog and I are so excited these days: the little guy is learning how to throw a ball! WHOOO! It’s a little obvious why dog is so excited, but why am I? Besides the fact that they can both entertain each other while I do things like make dinner or pee, this is...

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...

Touch-A-Truck And Baby Rides A Segway!
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Touch-A-Truck And Baby Rides A Segway!

Touch-A-Truck could not have happened at a better time for this little guy. Given his current excitement around trucks and wheels, this event was a dream come true for him! We climbed into all different types of vehicles: garbage trucks, front loaders, pick up trucks, school buses, National Guard tanks and humvees, street sweepers, 18-wheelers,...

Clemyjontri Park, aka “WHEEL WHEEL”
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Clemyjontri Park, aka “WHEEL WHEEL”

? There are swings, monkey bars, climbers, rocking horses, slides, and more space than all parks I went to as a kid combined, but we spent all of our time at the “WHEEL WHEEL!” (his words) The life-size firetruck was pretty much all of his current interests made into the best structure ever: truck, wheels,...

Takoma Mamas Reunion!
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Takoma Mamas Reunion!

Kicking off summer with an amazing group of mamas and babies (and the dads all taking the photos!) It was so much fun to be back in the group that started most of our lives as mamas over a year ago. When we met in colder weather back in 2016, all of these now super...

Sing With Me Baby!
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Sing With Me Baby!

You love singing and dancing with your little one in Zumbini® class, but did you know about all of the learning going on too? Are you familiar with the stages of musical development and what developmentally appropriate musical expectation looks like at each age? Most people aren’t as familiar with this topic! We are much more...