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Family Polar Express Trip + Fun Polar Express Activities

Polar Express

Our Grand Canyon Railway Polar Express Trip + Polar Express Activity Roundup We had a blast on our family trip to the North Pole on the Grand Canyon Railway Polar Express Train Ride! We boarded the train in Williams, Arizona just as it was getting dark and the kids had a blast on the ride to the North Pole! From the cookies and hot chocolate to the Polar Express story time and the Christmas carols, it was a wonderful experience. When we pulled up to the North Pole, Santa was waiting in his sleigh with his reindeer. He then boarded…

Summer in Review

Summer Speech Tips!

How was your summer? I hope you had a great time whether you traveled or stayed home, whether you had the kids at home or they were at camp/ daycare. I had a busy, fun, and, at times, chaotic summer. Summer often feels like a scheduling jigsaw puzzle, so in that way I am relieved to once again have a routine. On the other hand the flexible summer schedule allowed us to take a few fun trips and spend lots of quality time with my girls. It’s funny how the summer days are long, but it seems to fly by…

5 Fun Ways to Build Language With Seashells!

Build Language with Seashells!

Our family just returned from a fun beach trip and one of the highlights for my daughters was collecting and playing with seashells. Seashells are so cool and can be super fun for language building. Nature presents so many fun learning opportunities and we were so excited to learn in a new and beautiful location (for those of you who live near the beach, ok, I’m slightly jealous! haha). Here are 5 fun ways to build language with shells: 1. Opposites: big and small (or little) Help your little one find a big and small shell and place them next…