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

10 Simple Ways to Prevent Colds and the Flu

10 Simple Ways to Prevent Colds and the Flu

Its the middle of winter here in Alaska and flu/cold season is in full swing! It is this time of year that I find myself bundling my daughter up a little tighter and becoming more strict about hand washing to avoid as many germs as possible. Every parent hates when their child is sick. Here … Read More

What’s In Our Diaper Bag

What’s In Our Diaper Bag

A diaper bag is essential to my mom life. I’ve heard people say “you don’t really need one” or “as you have more kids you won’t want to carry one around anymore”, but I find it extremely helpful to have a packed bag for my daughter with extra items we may need that day. What’s … Read More

The Best Board Books

The Best Board Books

Reading is part of daily life in our home. At 16 months old board books are the most appropriate books for Baby T’s age. She can read them as much as she wants without me having to worry about the pages getting ripped or torn. Throughout our house there are four different book shelves/baskets filled … Read More

5 Changing Table Must Haves

5 Changing Table Must Haves

Trying to decide what is important or what you will actually use can be hard as a new mom. Even though I worked in early childhood and was a nanny for many years it still took trial and error to figure out what I actually needed at Baby T’s changing table. Somethings I bought I … Read More

The Best 3 Products To Use On Your Baby’s Hair

The Best 3 Products To Use On Your Baby’s Hair

What do you use in your new baby’s hair? I asked the exact same question once I had my baby girl. Baby T came out with a full head of hair. I did a ton of research to figure out what was the best way to take care of my mixed baby girls hair. She … Read More