Audio education, Part 1-Podcasts for kids, and my favorite podcast app

Audio Education, Part 1: Kids Podcasts

all 3 kids eating and listening to podcast in car
Feeding their bellies and their brains on the way back from a field trip

I don’t know about you, but we spend an inordinate amount of time in the car*.  A couple of years ago I discovered a way to keep it from being a totally time suck: audio programs.  There are actually a few different types of audio programs I use with our kids.  To keep this from being one monster post, we’ll break them into a few different categories. Today we’ll talk about podcasts for kids, and my favorite podcast app . Continue reading “Audio education, Part 1-Podcasts for kids, and my favorite podcast app”

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Keeping little fingers busy- the “poking” job

Like probably the vast majority of parents out there right now, I needed to keep our littlest munchkin occupied while I got some Christmas prep and “house recovery” accomplished. Enter yesterday’s savior- fondly referred to as “the poking job.”

It’s a quick, easy, cheap, toddler/preschooler job, that can instantly be seasonally customized, and have long-term benefits.  Tell me more, you say? 😉 Continue reading “Keeping little fingers busy- the “poking” job”

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Christmas Music education- takin’ the easy way

I just got back from my first multi day trip away from my children, a lovely trip to New York with my mother-in-law & her other daughter-in-law.  More about that later…. While I was gone, the kids, and my poor beloved father-in-law (who was acting as backup support for his sons), got the flu. In other words, my house needs some major love since I got home!

Maybe that purple Swarovski crystal encrusted shovel could help me unearth my floor…

bergdorf purple window
One of the crazy Bergdorf Goodman Christmas windows on 5th Avenue in New York- because we all need glitterati hand tools

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