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

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

20 Quick and Toddler Friendly Instant Pot Dinners

toddler friendly dinners for your instant pot, toddler approved meals

I didn’t jump on the Instant Pot band wagon right away.  I figured I already had a crockpot and a rice cooker, why did I need something else? After this thought process for a while, I saw one at a price I couldn’t resist.  Guys, the hype is legit- there’s so much you can do with it.  It’s been fun… Read More

How to Succeed at Potty Training for Poop

Tips and Strategies for Potty Training for Poop.

Potty training isn’t something that happened quickly or seamlessly at our home.  So this isn’t a post about how to potty train in 3 days.  We definitely had our successes and I’ll share how we accomplished those.  But ultimately, we went through a year where my oldest son was fully potty trained for pee, but not poop.   After seeing endless… Read More

Free Printable Chore List by Age- From Toddlers to Teens!

What are some ways you teach your kids responsibility? Or ownership of their home? My husband and I were discussing this the other day. We want to make sure our kids contribute to the household, well because it is their home also.  They have pretty great lives and we don’t want them to take that for granted.  In thinking this… Read More

20 Simple Gifts Toddlers Can Make at Christmas

There is something so special about homemade gifts! Get your toddlers involved in the season of giving with these 20 gifts toddlers can make.

As we get closer to Christmas, my son Miles keeps talking about Santa and the presents he is getting. He is 4 so it’s the first year he can really anticipate Christmas and is getting crazy excited.  It’s cute and all….I love experiencing the wonder and magic of the holiday through my boys’ eyes, but it did make me reflect… Read More

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

Prepare toddler for new baby, tips, ideas for newborns

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