Do you love the look of the succulents you see on Pinterest and Instagram? Succulents are all the rage right now. Delicate and beautiful, succulents make amazing statement pieces in your home. The price tag, however, leaves a lot to be desired! I fell in love with a smallish succulent garden at my local nursery… Read More How to Care for and Propagate Succulents
In Part One of my Cloth Diapering Series, I discussed my reasons why I chose to cloth diaper as well as some hurdles I overcame. I hope after reading it, you are all-in on the cloth diaper journey. In this installment, I want to help you choose the perfect cloth diaper. There are a lot… Read More Which Cloth Diapers to Buy
I have an angry (well, grumpy) husband and overripe bananas…. there is only one thing to do, right? Make banana bread!
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 this sound familiar? You’re anxious to help your child improve their fine motor skills so you scour Pinterest for a long list of bright and shiny activities to engage their little minds and develop their fine motor skills to a ‘T.’ As you spend hours during naps and after bedtime crafting and assembling, you… Read More 5 Easy Ways to Help Your Preschooler Improve Fine Motor Skills
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
Dense, moist, slightly sweet and nostalgic. These are the words I think of when I’m talking about brown bread. Not to be confused with whole wheat bread, brown bread is entirely its own creature (a little less nutritious, but a whole lot tastier). Today I will share my brown bread recipe for the breadmaker with… Read More Delicious Maritime Brown Bread Recipe for the Bread Maker
Since becoming a mom, I have slowly been trying to be more eco-friendly. I want to leave the earth in a better place for my baby. Lofty ambitions? I know every little bit helps and many baby steps will add up to a big difference. Here are my top five easy ways to become more… Read More Become Eco-Friendly: Five Easy Ways to Go Green
Everyone loves a summer road trip, right? Especially when it involves a beach. But as a mom, sometimes you need a vacation from packing for your vacation, am I right? We recently took a road trip to our lakeside cottage. This is definitely my happy place, but now that I am a mom, the insane… Read More What to Pack: Toddler Day At The Beach