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

Make a Great Toddler Baby Schedule that Works for You!

A routine or schedule isn’t a regimented, strict schedule for every minute of your day.  It won’t make your life mundane or boring.  Actually having a routine will help you NOT have to plan every single minute, because your organization helps free up some time.  It also contributes to being a happier stay at home mom when your day has… 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

The Most Amazing Ways to Create Magical Spaces for Kids

Use these amazing ideas to nourish your kids' imaginations! Inspiration for your playroom makeover or kids room design to create magical spaces for kids.

One of the most endearing qualities in kids is their imaginations.  Maybe because as an adult we are so detached from using that part of our mind.  From pretending to be firemen, to a princess or superheroes saving the day.  They tend to see things in a more magical way than adults do.  A perfect way to nourish their imaginative minds… Read More

Perfect Mother’s Day Gift – Get Her in the Pictures!

Moms are not in pictures enough! The perfect Mother's Day gift for the mom in your life is a way she can document the year with beautiful photos.

Alright moms, pick up your phone and go to your pictures.  Scroll back through the last few events that you attended with your kids.  How many were you “there” for? Meaning, actually in the pictures.  I wasn’t at the park with my family, or at the Bubbles playspace, or art class, or building a snowman (except that I built the… Read More

What You Need to Throw the Perfect Ball Themed Birthday Party

what you need to throw the perfect ball themed party at your toddler's next birthday.

Leading up to his second birthday, Miles’ toy obsession  was everything involving a ball.  And I know he’s not the only obsessed toddler out there! Since I love a good theme, I thought I’d run with a ball inspired birthday.  He had an amazing time! I definitely recommend a ball themed birthday party for your toddler that loves to play ball.… Read More

Mom Tales: Toddler Emotions at the Playground

Observations of toddler emotions and developing personalities!

Apparently, a large garbage truck is the most coveted toy amongst toddler boys at the playground.  It can stir big toddler emotions! I personally have never had any inclination to play with anything resembling a garbage truck, but to each their own.   Since it’s winter in Chicago, we’ve gone to a couple of different indoor playspaces. When Miles finds… Read More