Ultimate List of Preschool Gift Ideas- 45+ Gifts!

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

There are A LOT of toys out there.  This Christmas 2019 gift guide for preschoolers will help you sort through all the madness and find some quality preschool gift ideas.  These are investments and should be good! So what makes a toy worth recommending? These are some of my biggest factors. They need to be good quality, can be played… Read More

Baby Led Weaning Sweet Potato Wedges Recipe

Sweet potato is one of the best first foods for baby! It’s stocked full of nutrients, super tasty and easy to cook in a variety of ways.  I’ve already included it in my baby food puree recipes, but with my third baby I decided to try some baby led weaning. The first foods I gave him are almost exactly as… Read More

My I Don’t Do List: Changing Perfect Mom Culture

I Don't List for Moms

Mom burnout is something that I’ve been thinking about a lot lately.  I wholeheartedly agree that it’s time we change the “perfect motherhood” era. I’ve said it before, but how do I help and actually put actions behind my words? That’s the hard part. We are in an age of motherhood that can be debilitating.  It is the age of… Read More

How to Make Instant Pot Applesauce

This Instant Pot Applesauce is so easy to make! You can cook it up in minutes! Since there is no added sugar, it’s a perfect snack for anyone in your family- including babies and toddlers. Freezer friendly and easy to throw into yummy muffins as well.  It’s mid October and beautiful in Chicago.  After living in Texas for years, it’s… Read More

4 Daily Toddler Schedule Samples

toddler schedule examples

I recently joined the 3 kid club and the forever boy mom club. The shop is now closed after I had my third boy 6 months ago. 🙂 My husband and I always planned on 2-3 and joke that a 4th would drive us out of Chicago where we love. So now that my 3rd boy Rhys is growing up,… Read More

Water Party Ideas: Splish Splash Birthday Bash

We have a couple summer birthdays at our house, and there are so many quintessential birthday themes that are all about summer. My son Ellis has the first summer birthday in June, followed by Miles in late August. Ellis is a ball of energy- incredibly playful, loves to to run and all the sports.  A theme has to involve running… Read More

2019 Prime Day Deals for Parents

prime day deals for parents

What is Amazon Prime Day? It is Amazon’s biggest and best sale of the year. Way bigger than their Black Friday deals, as it includes 100s of thousands of products at incredibly steep discounts. This year it starts on Monday July 15th at 2am CENTRAL and ends at end of the day on Tuesday July 16th.  It’s a great time… Read More

Best Toys for 3 Month Old Babies: Aligned to Milestones

When your baby turns 3 months old, it’s a perfect time to think about what toys will aid their development.  Hand-eye coordination is developing rapidly, as well as the ability to recognize objects and people.  Your baby may start turning to you and babbling when he hears you talk! One of the sweetest milestones during this age range, as they… Read More

25 Must Have Superhero Party Decorations on Amazon

Plan your next superhero party with ease! Roundup of the best 25 superhero party decorations you can buy on Amazon- saves you hours of searching time.

It’s been a minute since this Superhero party happened, so it was due time that I shared all the details with you all. I have two enthusiastic superhero fans in my house.  My two oldest boys share a superhero themed bedroom that they love. Shortly after completing their room, my oldest son Miles HAD to have a superhero themed party… Read More