The Forever Teacher- Mary Barham

164 Added | 8 Magazines | 16 Following | 27 Followers | @MaryBarham2016 | I am a mom of two toddlers, a wife to an incredible husband, and a daughter of a Heavenly Father.  I am overly obsessed with taking pictures of my kids, sharing parent tips, mini parties, and learning activities/crafts for the kids. 

Pete the Cat Toddler Activities | Pete the Cat Activities

If you haven’t read “Pete the Cat”, it is time. It is time to purchase this book.<p>This book is VERY simple yet VERY impactful. I use the moral of the …

Kids

Harper’s Gem Birthday | Girl Gem Birthday Party

This might have been the most fun I’ve had planning my girls birthday party! Her personality is so vibrant and lively….I knew it had to have pops of …

Star Wars Party: Brooks 3rd Birthday | Star Wars Birthday

And then he turned three! I still remember setting my eyes on him for the first time and my whole world transforming in seconds. This guy will …

Because of You, I Can Carry the World | Our Children Make Us Stronger

To my children who make me feel like I can carry the world,<p>Before you, I never fully grasped myself. My self confidence was teeter tottering and …

Teaching My 2 Year Old How To Spell His Name

My son is a prime example that consistency is the key to learning. Not only is consistency an important factor, but it’s got to be engaging for them …

Old Testament

I Want to Be My Kids When I Grow Up

Herbert Hoover once said, ” Children are our most valuable resource.”<p>President Hoover must have had kids like mine.<p>As parents, we are given a …

Herbert Hoover

Ways to Help an Emotional Toddler

Okay so I am SUPER famous. Heads turn when I walk in the room. No really. I am the mom who walks in a crowded room, and everyone knows I am there. …

Parenting

Effective Learning Activity for Developmental Milestones and Language

I’ve never seen Brooks so enthusiastic about learning before this activity. The Parents as Teachers program gave me the idea to use contact paper and …

Language

Cheap and Easy DIY Kid’s Magnets

Magnets…… oh how I LOVEEE you! For a long time you have had the purpose of keeping my pictures on the refrigerator….. now I have a new job for you. …

Crafting

Kid’s Habits: Make or Break Early

Research suggests it takes 21-66 days to make a habit. I am going to agree more with the 21 days with kids. Kids do what we allow them to do. We are …

Parenting

Thick Skinned Mothers

Yep. We are some thick skinned women! A chainsaw couldn’t break this. Want to pick a fight with someone? Make sure it is NOT a mom.<p>We don’t play.<p>Our …

Effective Learning Activities with Dot Stickers

Is there a rehab for stickers? My kids are obsessed! I mean head to toe in stickers. Why not use their passion for stickers to teach them?<p>Not only do …

Teaching

Frozen Bread and Pimento Cheese

Frozen bread and pimento cheese. I LOATHE it. Want to save money on bread? Buy it ALL when it is on sale…. then freeze it! Want to make lunch easy …

Cheese

Miserable Moms LOVE Miserable Moms

Misery loves company.<p>Yep. It is true.<p>We don’t like to feel alone or feel like evil people when we are the only ones being the stick in the mud. We …

Parenting

Mom…. It Isn’t Your Fault

One minute past curfew….. and my phone rings. It’s who I figured it was… my mom. Annoyed I answer, “Mom I am literally 5 minutes from the house.” As …

Kid’s Valentines Party with Crafts, Food, and Learning

Valentines….. a day to celebrate love. Not just love with our significant other…. but to show love to our children. My kids celebrated with snacks, …

Valentine's Day

The Devil Versus The Mom

“You are worthless”<p>“Your husband can’t love you nor can your kids. Look at you!”<p>“Her two year old can read and write. You aren’t doing your job!”<p>“You …

Time I

Teach Your Kids To Have A Giving Heart

Giving. It can be one of the most heart warming things we can do as humans. It shows love. It shows selflessness. It shows a genuine heart. A giving …

Christmas Trees

Lessons I Want to Teach My Daughter

My beautiful daughter,<p>Since the day you were born, I knew my heart had quadrupled in size. Your radiant smile and innocent giggle has made me view …

The Ultimate Collection of Self Care Tips for Moms

10 Small Ways to be a Happier Mom

The BEST way to prevent jealousy between siblings when bringing baby home

Are you expecting baby number 2? Or 3? (Or more?)…and wondering how you’ll introduce the baby to its older siblings? Maybe you already have multiple …

The 20 Things You Actually Need In Your Hospital Bag

Share this post:<p>As a mom of two and a mom blogger, I spend a lot of time in mom groups online. At least once a week, I see a mom innocently ask “What …

To My Second Born Child

<i>To My Second Born Child,</i><p>I can’t believe it has been exactly 1 year ago <i>(already).</i> While Daddy and I were on our way to the airport to pick up Papa …

Say Goodbye To Bad Hair Day With Irresistible Me Jade Hair Straightening Brush

Happy New Year! I hope you had a crazy and fun night ringing in the New Year with your loved ones. I know I did; we started potty training my …

Baby Bedtime Routine

Babies and Little Ones<p>No Comments<p><b>Why</b> <i>should I have a bed time routine for my baby?</i><p>There are many nights with a baby that can be tiring because it …

Activities To Do With Your Toddler

Babies and Little Ones<p>No Comments<p>There are so many activities to do with your toddler. They don’t have to be the same thing every day. Make it fun …

7 Tips to Get Your Baby to Sleep Through the Night

The idea of your baby sleeping through the night may make you laugh out loud, but it is possible- I promise! I felt the same way a few months ago. I …

Ultimate Diaper Stockpile Guide

Diapers top the list of things that we have spent the most money on since having our son. Who knew that a little human could go through so many …

Diapers

Baby Gear You Don't Need

Shares 417<p>When I was pregnant, my husband and I researched every item we were going to put on our registry and purchase. Besides, “baby gear you …