Category Archives: Preschool Aged Children

preschool aged children

Luca & Co. 3D Traffic Play Rug for Little Boys – Great Holiday Gift

I found the most amazing rug tonight for my little boy.  He loves loves LOVES to play with cars and pretend play is right up his alley.  He can spend hours building and playing. What better gift for him this … Continue reading

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Elf on the Shelf Gift Ideas

Do you have young children?  If so, have you heard of Elf on the Shelf?  It’s this impish little elf that hides in a different place each night.  He watches over little children and makes sure that they’re behaving or … Continue reading

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Fun Ideas Inspired by Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax Movie

I grew up reading and loving Dr. Seuss.  His work is known throughout the world for inspiring a can-do attitude and the beauty that can come from using our imagination.  When I was at UCSD, we had a huge installation … Continue reading

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Ruby Falls – Amazing Underground Cave Waterfall in Chattanooga, TN

I never knew that there were underground cave waterfalls.  Nevermind one being so beautiful!  This beauty is known as Ruby Falls and is located in Chattanooga, TN.  It is America’s highest underground waterfall.  It’ll be a must see if we … Continue reading

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Luxury 72 Hour Emergency Preparedness Kit for Families

Being prepared for emergencies is always a good idea.  But what should you put into your emergency kit, you know, just in case you need to be evacuated?  Our family was evacuated in 2007 for the San Diego Crest fires. … Continue reading

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Luxury Baby Nurseries and Children Playrooms

Ok.  So this is neither practical nor an affordable luxury.  My children never had these nor will they ever will.  And they are perfectly well adjusted and happy children.  But these baby nurseries and children’s playrooms sure are beautiful.  Remember, … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year Crafts for Kids

Chinese New Year is on January 23, 2012 this year and it’s going to be the Year of the Dragon.  It’s the most important of all Chinese holidays and is marked by festivities that include a lot of delicious foods … Continue reading

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Cute Birthday Cakes for Kids

My little man is turning 3 next week and my 6 year old super artistic daughter wants to bake a cake for him.  And decorate it.  The whole nine yards.  Me?  I’m lucky if I don’t burn the cake!  She … Continue reading

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