“Lego” Popcorn (aka popped sorghum)

Even my picky eater will often try something new if I pair it with something he likes. So when I was trying popped sorghum and called it "Lego Popcorn" and required each child to accept the first tasty popped kernel from a Lego figure, ALL of the kids were immediately hooked! Actually this isn't popcorn. . .it is popped sorghum which look like miniature popcorn and the perfect Lego figure size! Have you ever heard of it? I had no idea, but when I spotted a bag of it on the clearance shelf … [Read more...]

Top 5 Ways I Went Wrong with Legos

Am I the only mother on the planet who has Lego fantasies? These fantasies usually consist of Legos sorted by color and organized in bins. Or, this reoccurring dream: my boys challenge themselves to reconstruct the 3 trains, 2 parking garages, 2 jails, and 3 fire stations that I literally spent $100's  (no, $1,000) of dollars on and which are now rubble in large plastic tubs. Not that I hate Legos. I actually LOVE them! My boys have spent HOURS with these blocks building and creating. . … [Read more...]