Hello pregnant friends! Congratulations on this big step in your life! I know you are probably anxious about the birth of your first child and doing everything you possibly can to prepare for the birth. You are probably researching EVERYTHING and want to be as prepared as you can. Well I’m here to tell you… Read More Don’t Waste Your Money on These Unnecessary Baby Items
Are you wondering what to expect once your little one has started Kindergarten? Are you surprised with how your child is acting now that Kindergarten has begun? This post lays out what to expect in the first six weeks, as well as how you can support your child during this transition.… Read More How to Help Your Child Adjust to the Transition to Kindergarten
If your child is anything like mine, they do NOT like transitions. Not going to a new place, not leaving that place, not saying goodbye, not even meeting new friends. My daughter is pretty much resistant to any change out there. I shudder at the thought of her first day of Kindergarten
Growing a garden has been one of the best decisions of my life. It has given back to me tenfold the effort I have put in to it. Gardening has quickly become a passion of mine and I love that I can share it with my daughter. It is truly amazing to watch Hannah interact… Read More 5 Reasons You Should be Gardening With Your Kids
One of my favorite things to give at a baby shower is a book (or five)! If you are looking for baby shower gift ideas, look no further. books make a perfect gift. The baby and mommy will love it, and it can also make a long lasting difference in the new baby’s life. Did… Read More 10 Adorable Books for Baby Shower Gift Ideas
Well y’all, as much as I hate to admit it, summer is coming to a close. I still have a few weeks left before I go back to school, but I know many of your little pumpkins start classes in just a few weeks! Hard to believe another summer is almost in the books. But… Read More Back-to-School Shopping Sanity Savers
Although we’re right in the middle of summer, (I hate to say this) school is right around the corner. For a group of sweet four and five year old girls and boys, that means their very first day of Kindergarten. For a group of moms, that means their babies have taken a big step on… Read More Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten?
Last week was my father-in-law’s birthday. The whole family and several friends were invited to out to eat at one of the fancier restaurants in our town. Hannah, being the only grandchild, was not only expected to be there, but was practically the guest of honor. All eyes would be on her. Yes, that’s right,… Read More How to Take a Toddler to a Restaurant…Without Going Insane!
Toddlers and veggies…two things that don’t mix, right? So many friends of mine have children who will not eat a single thing that even resembles a vegetable. I mean will not have vegetable touching their plate. As in these kids subside off of chicken strips, tater tots and cookies. Luckily for me, Hannah does not… Read More How I Get My Toddler To Eat Veggies…And You Can Too!
Does your child have messy handwriting or have difficulty colouring inside the lines? Your child may have poor pencil grip. This is a struggle for many children and can result in difficulty writing and poor performance in school. Definitely not good! You can help your child through fine motor activities designed to strengthen the muscles… Read More How To Get Your Reluctant Child To Practice Pencil Grip