What Are You Reading?

Hello! Let’s start the first few months of the year off by sharing books we are reading! I love a good book suggestion. I often times switch between reading fiction and non-fiction (normally a parenting focused book) and we read children’s books on a daily basis too. To see a comprehensive list of books I’ve … Read More


Maria’s Pinterest Top Picks!

Welcome to Maria’s Pinterest Top Picks! Twice a month, I will share my favorite pins from a number of categories on the amazing, yet sometimes overwhelming, Pinterest. These will be family and child focused, perfect for teachers too! Craft Save your holiday card and turn it into an ornament Recipe Tortellini Tomato Soup with Italian … Read More


#TakingCareThurs-A Perfectly Messed-Up Story #books2read

About the Book-A Perfectly Messed-Up Story by Patrick McDonnell In this interactive and engaging read-aloud, bestselling author and award-winning artist Patrick McDonnell creates a funny, engaging, and almost perfect story about embracing life’s messes. Little Louie’s story keeps getting messed up, and he’s not happy about it! What’s the point of telling his tale if he … Read More



Blessing Bags

A few weeks ago, I posted an Amazon Wish List on my personal Facebook page, requesting personal care items in bulk from my family and friends with the intent to package them into something called Blessing Bags. The response and amount of support was amazing and we received enough donations to create just over twenty … Read More