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.

 

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Rosie Lamphere, is co-owner of Play At Home Mom, LLC.  Rosie holds a B.A. degree in Liberal Arts with disciplines in Social Work and Sociology.  She is a Play At Home Mom of 3 daughters ages 2-5.

 

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Zike Review and Giveaway

April 25, 2015

We’ve been ZIKED!! With the weather warming up, it’s the perfect time for a giveaway.  What greater product to offer this time of year than something your children can get outside and ride on.  We are so grateful to be [...]

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Color Run PAHM Style

April 23, 2015

A few years back I was showing my girls pictures of a Color Run a few of my friends participated in.  Their eyes lit up!  ”I want to do that!!!”  We decided to create our own version in the backyard [...]

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DIY Balance Scale and Number Balance

April 21, 2015

 While on vacation last week my girls went shell collecting almost every day.  They loved comparing, sorting, and trading their shells.  My oldest claimed “I have the most shells because my bucket is the heaviest.  ”M” can I see your [...]

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Exploring Dentistry

April 19, 2015

My girls received this Play Doh Drill ‘N Fill a few years ago.  It is one of their most well loved Play Doh Toys.  They are constantly bringing it from the art table over to their Doctor’s Office. To purchase [...]

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DIY Travel Swing

April 12, 2015

When I was a child, we had a ditch behind the fence at the back of our home.  It’s about a 20 foot ditch and we found a fabulous vine that we would use to swing out over the ditch. [...]

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