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12 Activities for Toddler Quiet Time

12 Activities for Toddler Quiet Time

Toddlers are rambunctious little ones full of energy. However, mommy and daddy do have to get some work done to keep things going: clean, dinner, correspondence, etc. If your toddler is out of the nap stage, there are some things that you can have them  do to encourage some safe, independent play. As much as […] Read more…

7 Toddler Items You Need and 3 Items You Don’t

7 Toddler Items You Need and (Three You Don't)

When I organized my toddler’s dresser, I separated out all of his old baby clothes… and then I cried. Other parents know why I cried because they might have gotten sad during this time as well. It’s an interesting transition from baby to toddler.  On the one hand, you pat yourself on the back for […] Read more…

10 Baby Items Moms Can Use Too

10 Baby Items Moms Can Use Too

Parents can spend a lot of money on a new baby with all of the gear, diapers, wipes, lotions, and potions. However, did you know that some of those items can serve as double duty? Check out this list of baby items that moms (or dads) can use too. Baby Lotion Uses for Baby Moisturize […] Read more…

5 Signs of a Great Teacher

5 SIGNS OF A GREAT TEACHER

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Teach For America. All opinions are 100% mine. Every morning, I hold my son’s hand and walk him to his classroom. I’m always a little hesitant to let him go. (intermittent working mom guilt, I guess). His teacher spots me and and we walk […] Read more…

5 Tips For Raising Kids Who Give Back

5 Tips for Raising Kids Who Give Back

Generosity and being selfless are something we emphasize in our home, especially around the holidays. Our family has been incredibly blessed with what we have and we feel that it’s only right to try to spread that feeling of joy and gratitude. While our son is in his toddler years, we are trying to show […] Read more…