The Ultimate List of Preschool Gift Ideas

Ultimate list of preschool gift ideas includes toys in various categories for your science enthusiast, builders, creatives and masters of imaginative play.

We know young kids learn through play and having some of these in your repertoire can spark those little minds even more.   There are so many toys out there for preschoolers, but as I think about what gifts to buy my 4 year old this year- I want them to meet some basic criteria. Don’t get me wrong, he is… Read More

8 Tips to Prepare your Toddler for New Baby

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Do you remember the fear you felt while pregnant with your first baby? So many things that were new! Not just the changes with your body, but also mentally preparing to take care of a new little being. I read a lot of different pregnancy books and that definitely helped ease some of my fears. But when that little baby… Read More

Encourage Brain Growth with these 50+ Gifts for Babies and Toddlers

50+ gifts that are developmentally matched to encourage brain growth AND hours of fun! Perfect gifts for babies and toddlers, from 0 months to 2 years old. Gift guide for babies, gifts for toddlers, one year old birthday gifts, two year old birthday gifts, christmas gifts for babies and toddlers

Babies and toddlers learn through play!  When we use games that target developmental skills- It’s a win win. I’m not saying we don’t have the flashing Paw Patrol toys, but it’s essential that I have at least some open ended and educational toys. For Christmas and birthdays, I love to focus on the gifts for babies and toddlers that help… Read More

12 On the Go Toddler Lunch Ideas for Daycare or Preschool

Toddler lunch ideas for daycare or preschool that can help you put together easy and healthy lunches on the go for your little ones.

Packing lunches for daycare, preschool or anywhere on the go present a whole new challenge for feeding toddlers. We figure out how to create healthy, yummy meals at home but packing lunches to go can be confusing at first. It doesn’t have to be though!  These 12 toddler lunch ideas for daycare or preschool will give you some ideas for… Read More

2 year old refuses to eat? Try these Super Helpful Tips

The problem with feeding kids is that it’s constantly changing. Right when you figure how to feed your baby, they grow into one year olds needing completely new foods. They develop a favorite food, to then completely dislike it a few months later.  Then there are the phases when they refuse to eat complete food groups… or forget food groups-… Read More

Modern Superhero Themed Room for Toddlers

One of the best things of moving into a new house is all the opportunities for makeovers and room designs! I decided that my sons’ room was a priority because they were enduring lots of changes at the same time. Our 2 and 4 year old boys were about to share a room, when they were separate before. I wanted… Read More

Ramblings about my Third Pregnancy and Feelings about Gender

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There are some aspects of my third pregnancy that have been pretty magical, especially my oldest being aware of what’s happening. And then there are some symptoms that are still incredibly real and heightened miserably- especially with two toddlers running around. As I write this, I’m entering my second trimester and already feeling the symptoms of the first trimester fade… Read More

The Best Prime Day Deals for Parents

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Most of you probably already know this, but Amazon Prime Day starts today- July 16, 2018 at 3PM ET. It’s bigger than Black Friday for Amazon and a great time to buy items you’ve been checking out or get a head start on birthday and/or Christmas gifts. I want to list some of our favorite parenting/baby/toddler items that will be… Read More

Party Planning with a Kids’ Birthday Checklist!

Kids' birthday party planning guide with a birthday checklist, a brainstorming page and an organized shopping list. birthday party checklist, birthday party list, party planning ideas

I’ve wanted to share these planning checklists with you all for some time! Now that we just wrapped up another birthday party, it was all fresh on the brain again, so a perfect time to write it out. Having a birthday checklist going into your party planning process is really really helpful. Just like any to do lists and writing… Read More