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

Skip the Terrible with this Easy Two Year Old Schedule

Skip the tantrums with this easy two year old schedule for a happy toddler. Reinforces what they need- consistency, boundaries, repetition & understanding. Toddler schedule, activities for 2 year olds, 2 year old toys, toddler activities, toddler schedule

2 year olds have a bad rap. There were times when I laughed at my two year olds’ logic and other times when I wanted him to just do what I wanted!  We had him on a pretty regular schedule, but there were other elements we needed to add at this age.  I’ll include everything we have learned in this… 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

How to Go All Out for a Rockstar Birthday Party

How to put together a rockstar birthday your music loving toddlers will love! Including a DIY stage and backdrop, decorations, activities food & game ideas.

If you have an avid music lover like I do, a rockstar party could be the perfect theme for your next birthday! It’s been almost 2 months since Miles’ 3rd birthday party. So it’s about time that I told you guys all about how to put together an amazing rockstar birthday party.  Miles took the lead on some of the… Read More

Daily 12-18 Month Schedule for a Happy Toddler

What do you do all day with your one year old? This 12-18 month schedule goes over activities, toys and even a free sample schedule you can download!

It’s hard to accept at first- that you officially have a toddler now! I call this the in between year though- they are more half baby, half toddler. Enjoy the little bit of baby you have left! Because at 2 they are ALL toddler, lol. By now, the excitement from the first birthday is winding down and you are starting… Read More

10 Simple Finger Food Meals for A One Year Old

Simple finger food meals for a one year old when you don't have time to cook. One year old meal ideas that are fast and easy. Food ideas and meal plan!

Transitioning to a one year old is a big change! They start walking and talking more, we have to figure out a new toddler schedule and explore toddler meal ideas now that they have transitioned out of baby food.  Regardless if you are an amazing cook or don’t cook at all. If your one year old loves everything or barely… Read More

Why You Need a Routine (with Sample Baby Schedule Printables)

Creating a baby routine is essential. What is a sample baby schedule for a 6 month old? Or one year old? Read all about schedules from newborn to 2 years.

I searched constantly about what activities to do with my babies and how to schedule their days. Constantly because I would search again at every new month, from newborns to 6 months and so forth. And I still do as we get to new milestones and changes, the next one being preschool!  I’m nowhere near Type A, but routines work wonders… Read More