Kermie was right – It Ain’t Easy Being Green

I have a friend who says I’m 1/16% hippie. I’ve wanted to bump up that percentage for some time now. I burn incense and use essential oils, believe in the law of attraction… Continue reading

Toddler Time at the Library

Twice this week me & MJ attended Toddler Time at the San Antonio Public Library, once at Landa Library (my favorite place ever!) and once at Mission Library. MJ isn’t in day care,… Continue reading

A Glass of Freshness

While on the airport shuttle, heading home from a family vacay, I noticed a teenage boy with a cup of water with fruit stuffed in the middle. I’ve long said I was going… Continue reading

Sanuk: My Latest Obsession

I am on my feet a lot. As a prek teacher and mom to a busy 18 month old, when I came across a pair of shoes that said “made from real yoga… Continue reading

One Point for Dora 

I’m a strong believer that exposure is one of the greatest methods of teaching young children. In my classroom not once have a ever shown a flash card or drilled a number chart… Continue reading

The Moral Dilemas of a 4 Year Old

I interact with four year olds daily and to say they’re egocentric is putting it lightly. From day 1 in my classroom we’ve tried to teach them one of the PreK basics: sharing.… Continue reading

Cloth Diaper? We’ll See How Long That Lasts.

When I was pregnant, any time I mentioned that I was going to cloth diaper my baby I was surprising met with negativity. Friends and family couldn’t seem to understand why I’d choose… Continue reading

Tranquility Among the Trees

A friend of mine recently visited Landa Library and recommended it to me. There’s a library by my house, I thought, but she explained that Landa Library is so much more than a… Continue reading

She’s Asleep! Ready, Set, Go!

Mj is not much of a napper. She hasn’t been since the day we brought her home from the hospital. When she was about a month old my husband said “I thought babies… Continue reading

The Decision to Homeschool

I haven’t advertised the fact that In August we made the decision to homeschool my son. I haven’t kept it a secret either. I’ve mentioned it in conversations or when people ask where my… Continue reading