During the corona virus, with kids being out of school and confined to home, use my read aloud stories to give yourself a 5 minute break! Just sit your children down and start the video! Continue reading Heckedy Peg by Audrey Wood Read Aloud Book by The Italian Grandmama
Running out of ideas for kids crafts while sheltering in place? These are great for their fine motor skills and their simple and fun! Continue reading Spring crafts for kids: coloring pages and tissue paper crafts
Make an Easter egg or cross with tissue paper. Great fine motor skill activity!
With spring here and Easter coming up, it’s a fun activity for the kids, Continue reading Egg or Cross Art project for Kids
Enjoy Strega Nona Does it Again as read-aloud book by The Italian Grandmama. Watch how Strega Nona figures out a sticky situation! Continue reading Strega Nona Does it Again
Tomie dePaola, you will be missed. You wrote beautiful stories that so many shared! Strega Nona lives on through you! Continue reading Farewell Tomie dePaola
Quick as a Cricket read aloud by The Italian Grandmama. Enjoy this wonderful book by Audrey and Don Wood! Continue reading Quick as a Cricket
Ten parenting tips from a grandmother’s perspective. Continue reading Top Ten Parenting Tips
Whoops I did it again!Being the parent of an adult child is harder than being a parent of young children! Yes, believe it! Adult children have the power to hurt you deeply and you have no recourse. You can’t send them to their rooms!When your kids are little, you have total control. I mean, you obviously can’t control their bowel movements, one of the few things … Continue reading Nope, being a parent never ends but the relationship changes
If you are anything like me you have dreamed of being a mother for a very long time. You thought about what it would be like to raise your children and what you will and will not tolerate. You some how in your mind created this ideal of the perfect parent. What you aspire to be. For me that was my mother. I wanted to … Continue reading Ideal Parent….What Does that Mean?
I know from time to time I have talked about the Mommy Wars and how they can affect mothers. Here is another post about how we as mothers need to support each other more. We really don’t know the other side of it. As much as we want to think we have been through it, we really don’t know. We only know what people want … Continue reading Moms Need to Support Moms