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Engineering for Kids of Dane County:: Hands-On Learning for your Budding Scientist!

If you are looking for activities for your budding scientist, we LOVE Engineering for Kids of Dane County. They offer classes throughout the year focused on STEM projects and also host summer camps that offer hands-on learning for ages 4-14. Would your kiddo love to design and build a rocket or a hot air balloon? Have […]

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Changing My Conversation About Working From Home

“I work from home… but my 9-month-old daughter still goes to daycare every day,” I find myself telling a new neighbor or family member from back home on the East Coast. As soon as the sentence comes out of my mouth, the guilt hits, and I immediately scramble to find the words to justify our […]

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Love yourself this Valentines Day ❤️

Most of us know that the love that we give to our children is far more than the love that we give ourselves. The times when we are removed from our children and partners, we get caught up in all the other identities we become as a parent, and as the days continue to pass […]

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Books in Honor of Black History Month

February is Black History Month. In honor, I have put together a list of books read by myself, my kids, and fellow Madison Moms Blog contributors that feature Black authors and/or characters.  I would love to know your recommendations!  Books for Children Penny Butter Fudge by Toni Morrison and Slade Morrison (ages 5+) Last Stop […]

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mmb summer camp guide 2018

2018 Madison Area Summer Camp Guide

You're probably already exploring Summer Camp options for your kids (and your kids are probably already counting the days!). Well, we're here to help! There are so many awesome, unique summer programs for your kids in the Madison area, whether they're into sports, adventuring, sailing, STEM activities, arts, animals, nature, or anything else! We hope you find [...]
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Love is in the Air – A Fun Valentine’s Day Craft

My twins recently brought home some coffee filters that they had painted at their daycare. I found the colors beautiful the way the paint bled together. I couldn’t bear to throw them out. But they were coffee filters, so if I hung them up, well, they would look like coffee filters on my wall or […]

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Valentine’s Day Isn’t Just for Lovers

It’s already February! February means Valentine’s Day. I’m all about chocolate, flowers, and date nights sans children. In fact, I’m just wrapping up a long trip to South America with my husband and we didn’t take our children with us.  Almost our entire trip was spent off the tourist track. We rented rooms from locals […]

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