101 Rainy Day Boredom-Busters For Preschoolers and Toddlers


Play Bubble wrap – Pop! Dominoes – set up and watch them fall Indoor camping – why not roast marshmallows over the stove? Closet fort – a very private, very dark fort Go on a trip – pack ‘bags’ and take a trip on a couch-airplane Build a toy city – block  homes and businesses, masking tape roads Blanket fort – a pile of […]

August 1, 2015

Sprinkler System. Yep, That’s Me.

Practice Gratitude

What really wakes me up at 630 AM? Was it the run I just finished? Nope. A freezing blast to the face from the sprinkler as the wind catches the spray, forcing it in the opposite direction from which it was purposefully aimed. Yikes! Last year, as new homes finally got sod, just one other poor soul was out there, throwing […]

June 10, 2015

What’s a Little Rain?

Parenting, Practice Gratitude

  When I woke up this morning I had basic expectations for the day: clean the house, run an errand, go to the grocery store.  I noticed the gloomy clouds outside but it didn’t really phase me. I grabbed a yogurt and started making a cup of coffee. Regular. Normally I drink decaf, but my daughter […]

May 19, 2014