Such an awesome idea - toys that are not picked up go in the ransom box and they have to pick a chore to complete to earn it back! A great lesson in personal responsibility. I don't know about calling it a Ransom Box though!
Fort idea for where the rocking chair is now in D's room. Use a tension rod between the furniture and the wall to create a fort. What kid doesn't love a fort? This would also make an awesome reading nook!
Why we love Grimm's Wooden Toys (how we montessori)
I go a little crazy for beautiful wooden toys. There is always that discussion in my mind about cost versus quality. This year we received the Grimm's wooden rainbow which I had always admired and I instantly regretted not getting it earlier. We have quit
PVC pipes aren’t just for waterways you can make unexpected DIY projects out of them. These crafty PVC pipe tutorials show you how to make the cutest crafts, DIY Decor, and toys for kids. Some of these PVC pipe projects include a pvc pipe sunburst mirror…
When you're in a busy parking lot use a "safety spot" on the side of your car while you unload the stroller, etc. Your child should place their hand on the safety spot and not move until you tell them it's safe and they can hold your hand.
24 People Who Are Really Nailing This Parenting Thing The mom who came up with the "get along shirt." via These parents who know how to travel with kids. via Any parent that uses the same tactics on their kids and their cats.
Under Construction Sensory Box Create a construction site right in the living room! Grab a storage bin, fill with rocks and look around for any hard hat type machinery from the bottom of the toy box, under the bed, our outside. Sit back and watch your chi