How to Pump While Holding Baby – So You Can Pump Without Losing Your Mind!
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How to Pump While Holding Baby – So You Can Pump Without Losing Your Mind!

Every desperate pumping mom finds herself in this situation at one point or another. You need to pump and baby just refuses to be put down. At that point, you inevitably ask yourself, “How can I pump while holding baby?” Good news! It’s not easy, but it’s not impossible. I’ll walk you through various options…

What To Do With A One Month Old Baby All Day – 15 Activities To Nurture Your Baby
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What To Do With A One Month Old Baby All Day – 15 Activities To Nurture Your Baby

After you survive the whirlwind of the first few weeks with a new baby, you may find yourself wondering what to do with your one month old baby all day long. This is especially true if it’s your first baby, but even seasoned moms can find themselves caught a little off guard starting all the…

Printable and Digital Sequencing Activities for Kindergarten and First Grade
learning and literacy | Simple & Sensible "Super Mom" / "Super Teacher" Ideas

Printable and Digital Sequencing Activities for Kindergarten and First Grade

Understanding the sequence of events in a story is a critical literacy skill for young learners. This skill starts to develop in preschool, but gets much more sophisticated in early elementary school. Specifically designed sequencing activities for kindergarten and first grade students can help hone those skills. While a preschool student might not be able…

Printable Mother’s Day Activity for Kindergarten and Early Elementary Kids
Kids Crafts & Activities | Mother's Day

Printable Mother’s Day Activity for Kindergarten and Early Elementary Kids

Mother’s Day is the perfect time for kids to show love and appreciation to their moms. Sometimes, they may need a little help and structure to do so. That’s where this printable Mother’s Day activity for kindergarten and early elementary comes in! This printable activity is a great alternative to a more traditional Mother’s Day…

The Best Board Games for 3 Year Olds And Their Families!
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The Best Board Games for 3 Year Olds And Their Families!

Finding the best board games for 3 year olds can be challenging because three is such a unique age. A 3 year old is still so baby-like in some ways, but so kid-like in others. Finding that perfect board game can be a bit like threading a small needle. But don’t worry — I’ve got…

Toddler Proofing Your Home? Bahahahaha, Good Luck With That!
Parenting | parenting tips and tricks | Sassy, Snarky, & Sarcastic Parenting Humor | Simple & Sensible "Super Mom" / "Super Teacher" Ideas

Toddler Proofing Your Home? Bahahahaha, Good Luck With That!

If you’ve ever tried toddler proofing your home in any way, you already know that the struggle is SO real. No matter how hard you try to childproof your house (or baby proof it, or wild-maniac-proof it, for that matter), you quickly discover that it isn’t enough. You need more baby gates, more corner protectors,…

Initial Consonant Blends – An Interactive Digital Phonics Word Building Activity for First Grade
learning and literacy | Simple & Sensible "Super Mom" / "Super Teacher" Ideas

Initial Consonant Blends – An Interactive Digital Phonics Word Building Activity for First Grade

My son’s first grade class has been learning initial consonant blends. They’ve done a lot of cutting and pasting to form new words, which is great. Still, I wanted to put together a digital phonics activity that would help him review initial consonant blends without leaving scraps of paper (or letter tiles!) all over the…

Valentine’s Day Printable Bookmarks
Kids Crafts & Activities | Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day Printable Bookmarks

These Valentine’s Day printable bookmarks are my third installment of holiday bookmarks. I made some for my kids for Halloween and Christmas. They are still really excited by them, so here we are again with a new bookmark batch to celebrate Valentine’s Day!  This time, I decided to do both color versions and black-and-white versions…

Christmas Scavenger Hunt Printable for Kids
Christmas | Holidays with Kids | Kids Crafts & Activities | Simple & Sensible "Super Mom" / "Super Teacher" Ideas

Christmas Scavenger Hunt Printable for Kids

Scavenger hunts are great fun for kids — and Christmas is about as fun as it gets. Combine the two into a Christmas Scavenger Hunt and you’ve got a perfect Christmas activity for kids. The great thing about Christmas scavenger hunts is that there are so many possibilities for things you can put on the…

Christmas Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten – A Fun and Educational Activity Pack
Christmas | Kids Crafts & Activities | learning and literacy

Christmas Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten – A Fun and Educational Activity Pack

With the holidays in full swing, I’ve been looking for fun and educational Christmas Activities for my preschool son. I started creating an activity or two at a time. By the time I was finished, I had a boatload of Christmas activities. These Christmas activities are really targeted for preschool, kindergarten, and first grade students….