K's 4 Year Interview | Happy Mom Musings

K’s 4 Year Interview

This is our third year doing this interview!  K could talk since before she was two.  Follow the links to read her 2 year interview and her 3 year interview. What is your favorite color? Pink! What is your favorite toy?  The Race Car Tracks What is your favorite fruit? Mango What is your favorite…

To K at 4 Years | Happy Mom Musings

To K at 4 Years

Dear K, Happy Happy Birthday, Munchkin!  You have gone around the sun four times!  In the past four years you have learned to crawl, walk, dance, climb, dig, talk, sing, shout, be a sister and a friend, tell a joke, tell a story, make art, pour a cup of tea, help Mommy cook and bake,…

To T at 21 Months | Happy Mom Musings

To T at 21 Months

Dear T, This your second holiday season with us and you are almost two!  You are most definitely a toddler now – getting into everything and sharing your likes and dislikes.  You are currently interested in vehicles – especially construction vehicles – and animals.  You also still like to clean; you help pick up most…

To T at 18 Months | Happy Mom Musings

To T at 18 Months

Happy year and a half birthday, T!  I know I say this a lot, but this is such a fun age!  You have suddenly become so expressive as you communicate with us, and your joy in your discoveries of the world is contagious.You have been walking, running and climbing for a while.  You have mastered…

Our Summer Garden | Happy Mom Musings

Our Summer Garden 2016

We expanded our garden this summer, and I am quite proud of it!  I grew several plants from seeds in the spring, including the basil, thyme, calendula, and chamomile. July   August September Most of my plants are going strong and I am continuing to harvest them into October (our first frost is usually mid-October). …

Morning Time | Happy Mom Musings

Morning Time

I started implementing a “Morning Time” this spring.  It is part of our day where I can expose the children (and myself) to things that are good and beautiful.  It includes our calendar time, art, music, poems, and more.  I don’t remember the first place I heard about morning time – it is used by…

To K at 3.5 Years | Happy Mom Musings

To K at 3.5 Years

Dear K, You have grown and learned so much in the past 6 months, I wanted to do another post for you.  You are definitely stubborn and passionate.  When you don’t want to do something, you fight hard against doing it – the most common example is sleep.  Many nights we hear, “I won’t sleep! …

To T at 15 Months | Happy Mom Musings

To T at 15 Months

Dear T, Happy Summer, Little Buddy!  The days have been warm and sunny, and we have been spending more time outside – which is where you want to be! You walk, run, and climb very well.  You recently learned how to come down the stairs correctly (backwards or on your bottom) and have been practicing…