Keeping with my obsession of reusable learning tools for my daughter, I’d like to share Brain Quest Write & Erase sets. Brain Quest is a well known company, mostly known for their flashcards. When I was browsing their website recently, I came across these awesome sets. My daughter absolutely loves
Forget the wasteful plastic Easter basket grass this year and grow your own! The grass grows in about a week. Simply place the coconut husk in a bowl of water and it will turn to dirt. Place the dirt in a lined Easter basket, and sprinkle the seeds on top.
We are long term Tea Collection fans here at In The Know Mom. Their children’s clothing has become an absolute staple in our kids’ closets. When I find myself looking for a unique dress or outfit, something more worldly, something less generic, Tea is one of my first choices. I
Easter is quickly approaching, and I know you’re already planning on the festivities (look out Erin, here we come!). I love Easter and all of it’s wonderful traditions, pastel colors, and historical connections. Eggs are most certainly a staple for the holiday, and I love what they represent: new life.
I was shocked when I received an email from one of my top favorite kid’s shoe companies, Vincent Shoes. Unable to ride out the “financial storm of the Great Recession”, Vincent must close their doors to us. I am super sad to see this company disappear as their quality is
My childhood is filled with amazingly happy memories of camping with my family. I wholeheartedly believe that those trips, time spent together, are the basic molecules of a functioning family. The destination doesn’t always matter, but those moments spent away from home, away from work, they are the best bits
At 8:30 PM tonight, join the world and turn off all of your lights for Earth Hour 2011. This year, we are encouraged to go beyond the hour and think about our actions and how they impact our world. Commit to something. Ride your bike more often and leave the
I’ve been making my own herb-infused water for some time now. I started out making your basic mint water, cucumber water and a basil lemon water. They are staple pitchers in my refrigerator. I love how little you need to do to water to make it super special. My latest
With Earth Day quickly approaching (April 22nd) it’s about time for some Earth Day must haves. Let’s kick off with EarthBalls from Orbis. Widely displayed in museums, libraries, schools, and at events, EarthBalls are inflated globes that display the Earth, as seen from space. The accurate depiction is taken from
I’m a smoothie kind of girl. Lately, I’ve been on a diet heavily based on liquids. My goal is not to lose weight, it’s to eat more fruits and vegetables each day than I would normally. When you blend the natural gems together, it’s so easy to really get a