I have a stress-free potty training method that worked beautifully with my children. It’s pretty revolutionary, so buckle your seatbelts. Here it is: Wait until your child is completely ready and potty training is a mutual decision. There are many people out there who swear by quick potty training solutions: five days, three days, no […]
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I’m not exactly sure when we crossed the line from an “average-sized” family to a “large” one, but I will tell you that when people see my family of six in public, we are frequently met with comments of the “whoa… YIKES” variety. “You’ve got your hands full!” “You’re busy, aren’t you!?” “Better you than […]
Friends, family, and comrades in this thing called motherhood, we are gathered here together to say goodbye to our dear, beloved friend, Naptime. She put up a good fight, but finally left our home at 3:13 Monday afternoon after five and a half long, tired, glorious years. Her departure was not unexpected, however we didn’t […]
It’s no secret mornings are hard for many people. But for moms, mornings can bring a unique kind of stress, making the entire day feel like an uphill climb. From the moment you open your eyes, you’re met by demands, needs, and questions, one right after the other. In fact, you are likely awakened by […]
“How was your day?” Nearly every day when my husband comes home from work, this is the first question he asks me. And most days, I have the same answer. “It was hard.” A few weeks ago, he asked me this same question, and as I replied “it wasn’t great,” I had a thought flash […]
Here’s the scene: I’m out in public with my 2-year-old. He was recently diagnosed with autism, and doesn’t deal well with strangers (or really….anyone) talking to or approaching him. So being out with him in public is usually not a pleasant experience. Nonetheless, I want to get him used the world and to experience all […]
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It was a beautiful Friday morning in September. As I strolled up to the park hauling five kids under the age of three, I noticed you. I saw your group sitting at a picnic table close to the park and thought, “that’s so cool, moms getting together for a little park time.” I noticed you […]
Join us for the Wisconsin Humane Society’s Community Story Time!
Story time is for children 2-4 years-old is on the third Thursday of each month from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Animal-themed books will be read at each session and will be followed by an opportunity to meet an animal from the Wisconsin Humane Society.
There is a limit of 3 children for each adult.
If interested in bringing a daycare or school group, please call 414-431-6159 to make arrangements.
There is no fee for this event, but please bring an item from the Wisconsin Humane Society’s Wish List to help the animals.
Please call (414)431-6159 if you have any questions.
Advanced registration required. Included in your play admission, the beloved Ms Ava will be here to host a Creative Movement class with your little one. Introducing 2 and 3 year olds to the elements of dance, this class is based on creativity and imagination.
No formal dance wear is required, but we encourage kid to wear socks with sticky bottoms or ballet slippers.
Ms Ava teaches at Danceworks, Milwaukee Ballet School, and the Milwaukee Recreation Department. Play admission is payable at workshop check-in.