Fitness fun at Great Play of Chandler (Arizona)

Fitness fun at Great Play Arizona

I'm always seeking new ways to get my daughter to enjoy physical fitness. We've tried many different organized sports from soccer to swimming and currently attend weekly gymnastics classes. Finding the right facility and classes has been challenging. I want my daughter to enjoy the activities but as the parent paying for enrollment, I also want to make sure she is getting more than just an hour of fun each week. Recently Great Play of Chandler invited my daughter to visit their unique Read More... {Read More...}

Printable notes and lunchbox recipe ideas


Preparing brown bag lunches for my daughter to bring to school with her daily feels like a chore when I don't start the week with a plan. This week I saved time and money by shopping at Smart & Final with their "Buy 4 Save $4" sale on Kraft food items. As a mom and preschool teacher, I know the positive impact finding a little note in your lunchbox has on a child. I created printable jokes and notes to add to my daughter's lunch and know she will love them. Packing my daughter's Read More... {Read More...}

Reclaiming my bed with help from Kitty Night Night

Reclaiming my bed with help from Kitty Night Night

I have not been shy here about my challenges getting my daughter to sleep in her own bed. She is not an infant or a toddler or even the appropriate age to be just transitioning to her own bed. She has her own bedroom with a beautiful princess loft bed complete with a slide to joyfully exit each morning. She has every nighttime sleep aid ever shown on a "seen on TV" commercial. We've purchased every cute and cuddly light up toy she's spotted in drug stores. She designed her own stuffed friend and Read More... {Read More...}