To moms like me, seeing women complain about motherhood can be frustrating. Are their husbands home for dinner? Can they help with bath time? Do they run to the grocery store with you, as a family, or maybe keep the kids while you run an errand? I want to make a disclaimer--although I am home… Continue reading To the Mom who does it alone
Breaking the pacifier habit was one of the hardest things I've ever done as a mom! Seems, dramatic, but it was pure misery. I'm sure as Bailey gets older there will be things that are even harder, but this was pretty dang hard. Bailey was the kind of kid that used the pacifier for comfort,… Continue reading Saying “bye” to the pacifier at 3 years old
Getting a good night's sleep is every parent's dream. For some, it comes easy. For others, it's hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Thanks to DockATot, things have been much easier with my 3 year old daughter, Bailey. Save $10 off your first DockATot HERE! How our co-sleeping situation began: Ever… Continue reading DockATot: Transitioning toddler from co-sleeping to sleeping independently!
Bailey loves cooking and sometimes I just don't want to take out every ingredient in the kitchen and do an enormous amount of dishes. So I was browsing through Bailey's cookbook (yes, she has a Disney Princess cookbook) courtesy of her Mimi, and she pointed out a recipe! It was the "Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo Wands!"… Continue reading Easy Recipe for Kids
As a work at home mom on a major budget, it's important for me to find activities locally that are free (or almost free). I'm just not the type that can sit in my house all day and neither are my kids (probably because of me). I have a hard time doing free activities because… Continue reading Free and Cheap Fall Activities for Kids
If you are lucky enough to have a space for a playroom, it's amazing! Although the rest of my house still looks like a a toy store, having that extra "special" space has been so amazing. My kids are never bored of the playroom because it's not something they see all of the time. I… Continue reading What’s in our playroom?
If your child is like mine, they LOVE sidewalk chalk. The brighter colors the better. One thing about my almost 3 year old is that her attention span is very short. I know a lot of parents say that about their kids, but hers is VERY short. I have seen other kids sit and do… Continue reading Sidewalk Chalk Math Activity
With Valentine's Day coming up soon, I decided to do a quick craft with my daughter. She loves painting so I wanted to incorporating painting into it. I used things that I already had in my house. Keep in mind, you can use either tape or a Cricut machine (depending on how you want it… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Craft for toddlers
Here are 5 EASY and (mostly) mess-free activities to do with your little one on the cold, rainy, or lazy days! I have done all of these with my little girl and we are always searching for fun things to do inside that are easy, clean, and last more than five minutes! Cook! You might… Continue reading 5 Indoor Activities for Toddlers