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One thing all of the educators in my life have told me in the past is that if I’m going to work at home with Piper (age 4) on anything educational I need to make it FUN. Learning through play works best for these youngsters so we’ve skipped the workbooks and I’ve tried to come […]

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This is the easiest sensory activity, and I promise you more than likely have all of the supplies on hand! You can adapt this in so many ways, hide toys or letters in the foam, use it for color recognition, or just exploring new textures for younger tots! You can do this inside or outside, […]

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Easter may look a little different for your family this year, everything seems a little bit different from the norm right now. And that’s ok. We will get through this time and there will be Easter egg hunts with friends and family in the future. I’m trying to work on embracing the change and focus […]

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Taking care of ourselves during this quarantine period is SO important. I know it can feel hard to find the time when you’re stuck at home with the kids, especially if you’re also working– but it will save your sanity if you can fit in it. Here are some ideas I’ve crowd sourced from our […]

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*THIS LIST IS BEING UPDATED DAILY!!! If you have anything to share please leave in the comments! SO many amazing organizations, authors and businesses are offering free activities for children online who are stuck at home in quarantine during the Coronavirus. I wanted to share them all in one place and I’ll be updating this […]

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Like a lot of people in this country right now, I’m starting to get more and more anxious every passing day. Being an already anxious person and pregnant during Covid-19 doesn’t help. It kind of feels like we are living in a dream, is this really happening? I’m trying to stay calm and focus on […]

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It’s on all of our minds, especially since Coronavirus has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. Events are being cancelled left and right and most parents are just wondering when not if schools will be cancelled. This idea makes many working parents worried, myself included so I thought I’d compile some of […]

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I’m starting to get a liiiiiitle more worried about the Coronavirus with word of school and work closing buzzing around me. It turns out a lot of you are getting worried too so I asked Shelly, otherwise known as Doctor Mommy, MD to answer some of the most requested questions: should you cancel your travel […]

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There’s no doubt child bearing and the influx of crazy hormones changes your skin. And not just during pregnancy, but postpartum, nursing and weaning- too! With my first pregnancy I had that glowing skin people talk about, when I weaned my second I had crazy cystic acne and right around the time my scars started […]

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I made these last year but neglected to get them up on the site and they are too good not to share forever! My girls are BIG fans of these creamy, delicious sugar-free ‘shakes’. They make the perfect afternoon snack for a pregnant lady, too! Ingredients1 frozen banana1/2 cup of ice1 pitted date, chopped1 cup […]

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I’m so excited to share that I’m launching The Mama Notes Activity shop next week on Wednesday, March 11th! I’ve been working on this business for over a year and to see it come to fruition is both exciting and nerve wracking. I’m sharing everything you need to know below and answering the frequently asked […]

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Today is the day!!! Our kitchen renovation is finally complete! It’s been a true labor of love bringing my dream kitchen to life. We definitely could not have done it without the hard work and support of my dad who put in days upon days working on the project. I will be forever grateful for […]

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