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?
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