5 Easy Ways to Make Reading Fun for Preschoolers [Featuring I See Me! Books]

Making Reading Fun for Preschoolers

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Making Reading Fun for Preschoolers

All parents want their children to have a love of reading, but many of us struggle with making reading fun for preschoolers. Often, little ones want to be up and running around, not sitting still and listening. How can we as parents promote those all-important reading readiness skills while keeping reading from becoming a chore? Here are 5 Easy Ways to Make Reading Fun for Preschoolers!

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I’m Going to Give You a Bear Hug Review + Giveaway [Children’s Bedtime Story]

Im Going to Give You a Bear Hug Review

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I’m Going to Give You a Bear Hug Review + Giveaway

My little guy loves reading! I’ve always been a voracious reader and it’s my hope that my children are the same way. If you follow me on Facebook or Twitter, you know that my 2-year-old already likes to read books on his own. And by read, I mean that he says “words words words words words” as he moves through the pages. Close enough, right?

In all seriousness, our storytimes are some of my favorite parts of the day. I really think they are some of Colton’s favorite times, too. If your children love reading, you’ll want in on this I’m Going to Give You a Bear Hug Review + Giveaway!

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Five on Friday (and a Gifted Movie Giveaway!) – March 31, 2017

Gifted Movie Giveaway

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Happy Friday, friends! I can’t wait to kick off the weekend with my little family! But first, here are some of my Friday favorites to share with you this week…

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Easter Basket Ideas for 2-Year-Old Boys

Easter Basket Ideas for 2-Year-Old Boys

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Happy Easter!

Easter is fast approaching, which means it’s time to start getting those baskets ready! I’m helping you out today with some creative and unique Easter basket ideas for 2-year-old boys. Of course, many of these ideas will work for other ages and toddler girls as well. I’ve also included some of my favorite Easter basket ideas for babies!

In 2017, Easter is on April 16. That means we have less than a month to get everything ready for the little ones. Isn’t it funny how much planning goes into holidays when you’re a parent? I miss being a kid, when everything was magically ready for you when you woke up on a special day. Only now do I realize how much work my mom put into those Easter baskets, Easter meals, and egg hunts!

For once, I actually planned ahead and already have Colton’s basket ready to go! Here’s what’s in my 2-year-old boy’s Easter basket this year…

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Toddler Boy Easter Outfits – Classic Boy Easter Outfits and Hipster Boy Easter Outfits

Toddler Boy Easter Outfits

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Happy Easter!

Spring is finally here! One of my favorite things about Spring is celebrating Easter with my family. Our usual Easter meal is ham, cheesy potatoes, corn, and rolls. Mmm, just typing that makes me hungry! Of course, we also do an egg hunt (or 20) and eat lots of yummy desserts. Mostly Reese’s eggs, if I’m honest.

For 2017, Easter is on April 16. With less than a month to go until the big day, I’m trying to decide on my little man’s Easter attire. I put together two different inspiration boards for toddler boy Easter outfits – one classic and one hipster. I generally gravitate toward a more hipster style for toddler boy clothes, but I also can’t resist a little guy all dressed up in a bow tie! Maybe I’ll just have to get Colton one outfit from each category. That’s the only reasonable answer, right? Or at least that’s what I’m going to tell my husband.

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