Tag Archives: toddlers

Gift Ideas for the toddlers in your life

My daughter celebrated her 3rd birthday earlier this month and I was a little stumped at first with what to get her for a present. Having 2 older sisters, we have plenty of toys (aka junk) to go around. We also have another move right around the corner, so the less “stuff” the better. Ideally, I was looking for gifts that my toddler could grow with over the next year or so and also find fascination in for longer than 10 minutes…because, you … Continue Reading »


Updated! {Ready, Set, Potty Train}

Ya’ll! I think we did it! I think we have reached the end of an era! The diaper days are behind us (except for nap-time/nighttime)–and it feels like a freedom I can’t explain! Now that this transition has happened 3 separate times with our girls, I can 100% say that I believe in the potty-training method we used to get the job done. (See my previous post below for the details!!) With our youngest, Libbey–who if you know her, is fierce, determined and … Continue Reading »


A Q&A With Me

I love a good Q and A and have been meaning to do one in a post for a while. The format is easy, quick, and fun! The 20 questions below definitely are a variety and came from all over. At the end you will see a special Q and A without any coaching from my 3-year-old too (don’t miss it!)  1.What do you have inside your fridge door? Lots of sauces, coffee creamer, red wine, fresh dill, limes and spray butter 2. … Continue Reading »


4 easy ways to mix up the day with your kids

As a teacher and now stay at home mom, I’ve learned that mixing up even the smallest things in your daily routine, make a huge and positive difference…especially when activities start to feel boring or when you feel in a rut. These ideas below require little to no prep and can change the tone of the morning or afternoon for your little ones.   1. Eat a snack on a fun napkin–This seems silly because it is so simple, but its magical for my daughter. Spicing … Continue Reading »