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Feeling cabin fever in the winter? Try these proven indoor toddler activities to keep your little ones engaged and having fun!

Beat Winter Cabin Fever with these 20 Indoor Toddler Activities

Last winter around this time I was on a mission to get my boys out and about as much as possible.  It was February, the heavy winter was upon us and I was determined to avoid cabin fever.  These are…

Breakfast meal prep for an easy and healthy month of morning. Make ahead breakfast 3 types of oatmeal muffins and 2 kinds of egg muffins in this meal plan. They are kid friendly and delicious! Stress free weekday mornings are in your future. Breakfast on the go or at home.

Easy & Healthy Breakfast Meal Prep for a Month On the Go

Fast, healthy, make ahead breakfast? Yes, please! This breakfast meal prep is going to make life sooo much easier.  Mornings are a little crazy around here.  As I’m sure it is for many families heading out the door for school…

When you don't have a playroom, smart living room toy organization is key! Labels to put toys in categories and create clean up routines for your kids.

Actually Conquer Clutter with Living Room Toy Organization

We’ve come to terms that our living room is also our playroom.  That when we have adults over, it is very likely they can trip over a toy truck.  Our friends understand the dangers also. This is the condo city…

Creating a vision plan is perfect for making goals for the new year. You can set it as a screensaver so that you never forget what you are working toward!

Vision Plan 2018: Making Goals for the New Year

A clean slate is a great feeling.  The new year does that for us. Making goals for the new year and feeling refreshed for what is ahead.  But as I reflect on last year, it’s made me think about how…

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

How to Positively Discipline your Two Year Old

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…

Thinking about making baby food? This is the ultimate list of everything you need to make baby food- lots of options so you can find your perfect tools. things needed to make baby food, tools needed to make baby food, what do I need to make baby food

The Ultimate List of Everything You Need to Make Baby Food

If you are getting started on making your own baby food, I’m sure you are wondering what you need and how to get going.   Seeing the meal plan instructions with all the materials needed may be a little much to…

50+ gifts that are developmentally matched to encourage brain growth AND hours of fun! Perfect gifts for babies and toddlers, from 0 months to 2 years old. Gift guide for babies, gifts for toddlers, one year old birthday gifts, two year old birthday gifts, christmas gifts for babies and toddlers

Encourage Brain Growth with these 50+ Gifts for Babies and Toddlers

Babies and toddlers learn through play!  I tried to use flash cards with my two year old, it would only work for small periods of time.  But when we used games that targeted the same skills- he was engaged for…

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

Skip the Terrible with this Easy Two Year Old 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,…

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.

12 Entertaining Travel Busy Bags for Toddlers

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…

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!

10 Toddler and Baby Travel Tips for Flying with Ease

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…