Bee and Butterfly Resources | Happy Mom Musings

Bee and Butterfly Preschool Resources

Hello!  Here is another one of my YouTube videos from Julia at Home.  It highlights the resources we used to learn more about bees and butterflies this past spring. I thought you all would enjoy it, along with the links to the resources mentioned. 😉 Resources: Nature Anatomy by Julia Rothman: http://amzn.to/2vr89ml The Bumblebee Queen…

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…

Homeschool Spring 2016 | Happy Mom Musings

Preschool Homeschool Spring 2016

I thought it was time I shared what we are doing in our homeschool right now.  Our learning is geared toward K, who is currently almost 3.5 years old.  I am still very inspired by the Montessori method, but I have been learning about and incorporating more from Charlotte Mason as well.  I don’t have…

Daily Rhythm: February 2016 | Happy Mom Musings

Daily Rhythm: February 2016

This is our current daily “rhythm” in February 2016.  K 3 years , T 10-11 months.  We don’t follow it strictly; it is a flow and there is time for rest and play.  Sometimes, we have a “lazy day”(or two!)  when don’t follow the rhythm and just play and relax, but I notice that we…

Montessori Baby | Happy Mom Musings

Montessori Baby: 2-6 Months

I didn’t know much about infant Montessori when K was really small – we started doing more Montessori inspired things at around 6 months – so many of these are new for T.  There are many more Montessori mobiles and other infant toys available; I just did a few.  There are also some parts of…

Spring Activities | Happy Mom Musings

Our Spring Activities (2015)

Now that it is summer, I would like to share our spring activities with you.  Even with a new baby in the house, I tried to keep K (almost 2.5 years) entertained with some new activities.  By no means did we have things to do every day, but I try to have new stuff out…

Montessori at 2 Years | Happy Mom Musings

Montessori at 2 Years

We have been doing some Montessori activities since K was a less than a year old – including exploring treasure baskets, expanding vocabulary through cards that I made, doing shape puzzles, etc.  But just before her 2nd birthday, I decided to step things up a bit since she has quite the vocabulary and seemed to…