Mothering Two: Acknowledging the Bad and Celebrating the Good

Mothering two kids or becoming a mom of two is tough and exhausting work. Thinking about the best moments siblings have together helps celebrate the joys of motherhood and acknowledge what all this hard work is for.

Motherhood can be tough! Going from one to a mom of two is definitely an adjustment. There are truly lots of positives of becoming a mom the second time around, as I mentioned in things that are easier with your second baby.  Those are still very true.  But there are also lots and lots of new situations and personalities to… Read More

How to Positively Discipline your Two Year Old

6 tips and strategies to help discipline your two year old. Help your toddler listen, cooperate and handle their emotions in order to avoid power struggles. toddler temper tantrums, positive discipline, stop tantrums. toddler behavior, two year old behavior

When my son Miles was two, (and actually still now at 3) he loved oatmeal for breakfast. It was the go to.  I always give him a choice of something else, but he usually chooses oatmeal. One morning, he chose oatmeal as expected.  But then when he got it in front of him, he gave it a big push away … Read More

12 Entertaining Travel Busy Bags for Toddlers

Travel busy bags for toddlers will make your next trip much better! They are fun, educational, & easy to make. Perfect toys for a flight, road trip or restaurant.

As we head into the holiday travel season, I started to prepare a packing list and a plan for everything we need. It helps for a smooth flight…or as smooth a flight you can get with two little toddlers.  Thinking back to our most successful moments (that I outlined in our toddler and baby travel tips), our best times on… Read More

10 Toddler and Baby Travel Tips for Flying with Ease

Toddler and baby travel tips for a stress free flying experience- babies from 0 months to 5 year old toddlers. How to keep them entertained and happy!

People consistently gasped when we told them we weren’t just flying with our toddler and  baby, but that our dog Nahla also had to come for Thanksgiving in Texas. We felt the same at first, but after much trepidation, this became our normal holiday bunch. These toddler and baby travel tips we have learned along the way will hopefully add… Read More

An Essential 18-24 Month Toddler Schedule

An 18-24 month toddler printable sample schedule with activities, developmental toys and milestones for the happiest toddler on the block!

At 18 months, you start to create a routine that you will follow until at least 3!  Of course, there are big developmental differences and milestones, but a routine with one nap will be the main schedule that your activities will be planned around.  This creates some sanity and consistency for parents too, because you can focus on other things… Read More

10 Best Children’s Books to Diversify your Library

10 best children's books to diversify your library! Expose your babies and toddlers to new worlds through these beautiful characters from this collection of multicultural children's books, perfect for babies and toddlers.

Love trumps hate, right?  This is a pivotal time in our world, I think our kids are going to be even more vocal about sensitive topics than ever before.  And more aware.  I strongly think hate comes from lack of knowledge and awareness. For our kids to love, to truly love beyond what is  familiar, they need exposure to worlds… Read More