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Making Rainy Days Fun

I don’t know about you, but where we live, the rain has not let up in days!  I joked to my husband, asking him if there might be some ark around that we don’t know about!  It seems like the rain has been endless! Maybe I would appreciate the rain if I was snuggled up on the couch with chinese takeout and a whole season of “The Crown” to catch up on.  But unfortunately, my two toddlers probably wouldn’t let that happen for more than, oh, two minutes. So what...

Easter Traditions and Activities

Easter is one of my favorite holidays.   The fresh blooms of flowers, the darling decorations, the delicious food and the family traditions. Cadbury eggs, jelly beans, pastel colors, and perfect Easter outfits for Sunday morning.  We’ve put together some great Easter activities and traditions you could begin with your family this year! ~Decorating Easter Eggs - Whether you’re making your own dyes, getting a store bought kit (love this natural dye kit!), doodling with markers, or decorating with stickers, getting crafty with hollowed out eggs can be a great...

Getting Dad Involved

Over the last 50 years, the time fathers spend with their children has doubled, according to a book published by the American Sociological Association.  Whether it’s coaching sports, helping with homework, or being involved in the home, fathers are contributing in more ways than ever.  But sometimes with big changes within the home, like a new baby, or toddlers going through a hard stage, dads can take a back seat.  They may feel helpless, lack confidence, or may even feel like YOU (mama) can handle it all just fine!  Here...

Tips and Tricks for Picky Eaters

Applesauce, macaroni and cheese, crustless peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.  These are just some of the food favorites among toddler and young children.  But what if these were some of the ONLY foods your little ones would eat?  If you deal with picky eaters, first of all, you are not alone.  In a study done by the National Library of Medicine, approximately 39% of children between the ages of 3 and 11 are identified as “picky eaters”.  If your tiny tot falls into this category, I’ve come up with a...

How to Potty Train: Two Different Techniques

Potty training doesn't have to be a chore with these two great techniques from our blog moms. They'll teach you to look for signs of readiness and willingness from your little one and will prepare you to offer them a solution that feels comfortable for everyone!

toddler on stairs

The scary "terrible twos" are something we're all warned about as soon as we have children, especially by friends who are going through the rough patch. However, there are ways to smile through the tantrums. Here are our suggestions on how to keep your cool and enjoy this wonderful stage!

Image with various items. text at the top saying Diaper bag essentials. Items starting from the left  Diaper bag, a onsie, beanie, reusable food pouches, underneath a set of diapers, baby cream, baby wipes, sippy cups, a giraffe doll and a sheep doll

Here's our favorite diaper bag essentials for your on-the-go lifestyle. Whether you're expecting your first wee one and aren't sure what to pack, or always have a ton of stuff in your bag but don't seem to have what you need, this list is for you! Check it out, then let us know what's on your diaper bag must-have list.


Ideas for dad gifts has a hulu logo, scrabble, banana, pencil holder, head phones, baby bag, a watch, a picture frame, Bears onsie, a car seat, a coffee mug and an electric shaver

To celebrate the new dad in your life, here's a list of 10 great gift ideas that would be sure to bring a smile to his face.

a vehicle with with beach equipment tied to the top

If you prepare thoughtfully and intentionally, road trips with little ones can actually be fun!  Buckle up, and read on for a few tips and tricks to make the car ride more manageable.