One of THE most irritating things about summer in our neck of the woods is the dreaded mosquitos. We have a lovely sliver of spring when they haven’t hatched out of hiding yet, and it’s simply glorious. When they do come out though, they arise with a vengeance. Nothing is worse than being eaten alive... … Continue reading The Bug Bite Thing
In a world that is so fast-paced, we need to let our children become bored from time to time! Boredom actually allows the brain to recover from the overstimulated world that we live in. So many parents think that it’s their responsibility to fill every moment of their child’s time with activities, extracurriculars or screens. … Continue reading Let your child get bored
I’m cheap. I love a good deal. I hate spending a ton of money if I don’t have to. If you’re like me, keep reading... Here’s what I do to afford our wooden toys— Sell things you no longer want or need. I often sell random things around the house to fund the toys we … Continue reading How to afford wooden toys on a budget
First I want to start off by saying— The influencers that speak about wooden toys like it ain’t no thaaang to acquire them, are speaking from a place of privilege. To most people, the price points are quite shocking. I’ve been there. Like why on earth are we out here buying $100+ rainbows?! There’s so … Continue reading Wooden toys, what’s the hype?
We all know what it's like to get ants in our pants. Kids especially need to burn off their energy because they have so much of it. Some kids are just climbers, others could use a little help with coordination but nearly all kids just need to move. These gifts are perfect for just that! … Continue reading Gift guide for active toddlers
Judge me if you must, but I’m totally that person that puts up the Christmas tree before Thanksgiving. No it's not up yet but I'm already getting antsy. My husband gives me a hard time about my eagerness every year. Some people may say that I’m getting ahead of myself but I just like to … Continue reading Christmas Gift Guide for Toddlers
Maybe it’s allergies, maybe it’s a little cold but everyone in our house has been a little stuffy lately. With a new baby I’m on high alert because my daughters are obsessed with giving their new sister kisses... aka, smothering their little sister’s face with their wet mouths and runny noses. No thanks! I’ve been … Continue reading How to sterilize a Wubbanub pacifier