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?
Sometimes it can be so hard to get children to drink water. I think it’s safe to say that most kids lean towards the sugary drinks if given the option, but that's not a very healthy habit to form. Things like juice or some chocolate cashew milk (my children’s fave) is fine here and there … Continue reading 10 Ways to Get Your Kids to Drink More Water
We don't know what the future holds and that's exactly why it's a good idea to have a plan. Creating a budget is a wonderful way to get on top of your finances. By laying out each expense, you are able to see where your money is going, what can be adjusted and then you … Continue reading The Ultimate Budget List
In two days, Halloween, it will be our second wedding anniversary and ELEVEN year dating anniversary.... Wow, that doesn’t even seem real. I'm choosing to write this now because Halloween is all about the kids and I know I'll be caught up in the hustle and bustle! Our relationship was a rollercoaster for years. Extremely … Continue reading Our Second Wedding Anniversary
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