Homemade Granola

Homemade Granola

Have you ever had homemade granola? This was my first time making my own granola and I absolutely loved the result. This recipe is a perfect breakfast alternative. It is lightly sweetened and pairs perfectly with greek yogurt. Quick, easy and healthy! Granola and yogurt was the staple breakfast when we traveled abroad to Sweden. … Read More

Kid’s Closet Connection Consignment Sale

Kid’s Closet Connection Consignment Sale

Kid’s Closet Connection first caught my eye in the fall of 2018. They were hosting their first sale in Fairbanks, AK and promoting it all over Facebook. Spring 2019 rolled around and I started seeing their ad again. At the time, we were moving out of our apartment and had so many baby items to … Read More

Bedtime Routine

Bedtime Routine

A bedtime routine should be essential in every household. It can change a tantruming two year old into a peaceful child. It takes time and discipline to develop a great bedtime routine, but once it is established and everyone gets the hang of it, putting your children to bed will be a breeze. Related Article: … Read More

Potty Training Regression

Potty Training Regression

Baby T was “fully” potty trained in August with the exception of still wearing diapers to bed. I did not have the expectation for a one year old to be accident free throughout the night. In October, we took a trip to Washington to visit my best friend (Baby T’s Godmother). Baby T did not … Read More

My Daughter, A Letter To You

My Daughter, A Letter To You

Dear Baby Girl, Today you turn two years old. Where has the time gone? Two years ago at 3 am in the morning I held you for the first time. My miracle. My little angel, My daughter. My life, identity, and purpose forever change in that moment. Before you were born everyone questioned your name. … Read More

Sensory Bin

Sensory Bin

Having a sensory bin has been a game changer in our house. Any activity that goes in the bin is guaranteed to be time consuming and help with a range of developmental skills. Most sensory activities work best partnered with a sensory bin. Related Article: Sensory Play What is a Sensory Bin? A sensory bin … Read More

Sensory Play: Why is it Important for Child Development

Sensory Play: Why is it Important for Child Development

Starting at birth, babies constantly engage their senses to discover the world around them. As parents and caretakers it is our job to encourage and challenge their senses to promote growth in every area. Sensory play is an incredible tool for early childhood development. What is Sensory Play Sensory play is any activity that stimulates … Read More

Sensory Boards

Sensory Boards

This article is in partnership with The Accidental Toy Makers. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Do you constantly find yourself telling your child “no”? “No, don’t pull on the plugin” “No, stop pushing the TV buttons” “Don’t mess with that lock”. Children are constantly trying to challenge themselves to improve all of their … Read More

23 Month Old Update

23 Month Old Update

Baby T is now 23 months old! I cannot believe how quickly it happened. My goal is to do updates on her more often, so I (and Baby T) can have an account of our most celebrated and frustrating moments. She is totally in the “two year old” phase of life (and has been for … Read More