Our Story

Our mission is to provide ideas and activities to help families connect through play. Our hopes are to change lives – one PLAY at a time!  Our message is that children are worthy of being listened to, that children are competent and capable, that children learn best through play, and that children are our best teachers.   Our philosophy is that play is a perfect opportunity to connect with our children and strengthen the parent/child relationship.  Ourbeliefs are that empathy, respect, and trust are the basis for all human relationships.  We hope you embrace the mess, embrace the challenges, embrace “yes”, and embrace childhood.   Take what you love, and leave the rest. ~ Ashley Kagan, Founder and Co-owner of Play at Home Mom, LLC

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Ashley Kagan, Med MECD is the founder and co-owner of PLAY AT HOME MOM LLC.  Ashley holds a double masters degree in Exceptional Student Education and Early Childhood Development.  She has over 20 years of experience working with children and families.  Ashley was a teacher for 11 years, 8 years teaching children with autism and 3 years teaching pre-k in a Reggio-inspired school.  Ashley is also a contributor to PARENTING BEYOND PUNISHMENT, a company dedicated to supporting parents and caregivers on their journey to guide their children in gentle, loving ways.  Ashley lives with her husband and son in North Carolina.

 

0004Rosie Lamphere, is co-owner at PLAY AT HOME MOM, LLC.  Rosie holds a B.A. in Liberal Arts with disciplines in Social Work and Sociology with a minor is Business.  She is a Play At Home Mom of 3 daughters ages 4-7.

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PAHM Art Challenge

December 2, 2016

We are traveling over Christmas break and have a long plane ride ahead of us.  We are having a little Christmas at home before we leave.  We wanted to give our girls some things they could use on the trip.  [...]

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Jungle Jumparoo Giveaway!!

September 2, 2016

We posted a few videos last week on our Facebook wall for the Jungle Jumparoo.  Because it was such a huge hit, we decided to give one away to our readers! You can see how to enter at the bottom [...]

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Zike Z150 Review

August 30, 2016

  We’ve been a fan of the Zike for over a year now, and recently had the opportunity to review the z150. Zike LLC is a revolutionary company with a passion for creating the next generation of revolutionary, new, human [...]

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Back to School Blues: 8 Ways to Stay Connected.

Summer is ending and it’s that dreaded time of year when our children head back to school.  We are going to miss our littles dearly!   Here are 8 ways that we stay connected. 1.  Necklace/Bracelet My 6 year old [...]

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Scratch Off Fun

August 29, 2016

I was walking around a local gift shop last week and came across some scratch off note cards.  When I saw the price tag it was way more than I wanted to spend.  I knew it would be an easy [...]

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