Crissy Blinstrub

Crissy resides in Bloomfield Hills with her crew of boys including her husband Michael, sons Henry (5) and Ben (3), and golden retriever Finn (old and grumpy). She is a former kindergarten teacher who is now a SAHM who can’t quite leave her profession behind. She loves creating learning and play opportunities for her children at home and sharing what she does with other moms. You can follow her on Instagram @thatstorybookmom.

Read-Aloud Tips and Activities for Children of Every Age

Before I even became a parent, I knew the importance of reading aloud to children. As a kindergarten teacher, I would hold story time every day after lunch to help my students decompress and...

6 Cheap and Easy Tips to DIY Your Child’s Halloween Costume

What happened to the Halloween of yesterday? Gone are the good old days when there was no such thing as Halloween City. When you look at any given Halloween parade, store-bought costumes are the...

Three Simple Ways to Bring Closure to the School Year at Home

In this new quarantine life we are all living, we are beginning to think about how we will bring closure to the school year at home. Instead of talent shows, open houses, field days,...

Top 5 Boredom Busting Indoor Activities for Kids

Winter is here. Those dreaded three long months where none of us moms can seem to catch a break. Maybe you have a new baby and are trying to hunker down until they receive...

16 Holiday Children’s Books to Enjoy with Your Family

Is there even a better time than the holidays to snuggle up and read a book by the fire? Our family is big on traditions, and one of our most favorite holiday traditions is...

4 Ways Holiday Hosts Can Accommodate Food Allergies

The holiday season is here! For most families, this is a time to come together, enjoy each other’s company, and celebrate with a big meal. But for families who have children with food allergies,...

Introducing Crissy Blinstrub…a Bloomfield Hills Mom

Hi! My name is Crissy Blinstrub, and my crew and I reside in Bloomfield Hills. My family and I love the quiet feel of the suburbs but have a strong love for the city...