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

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

Salt Dough Ornaments

Salt Dough Ornaments

Making ornaments has become one of my favorite Christmas traditions to do with my daughter. This is something I plan to continue with her every year. They are extremely easy to make, smells good and a great sensory activity for her. When looking for recipes online I was disappointed to find that most of them … Read More

Gift Guide: Low Tech Toys

Gift Guide: Low Tech Toys

In our house low tech toys are the way to go! I believe they inspire a child’s imagination and allows them to be more creative than a toy that flashes and makes noise. This gift guide was inspired by my daughter who is currently 20 months old (I even ordered her some of these for … Read More

Best Children’s Clothing Brands on Instagram

Best Children’s Clothing Brands on Instagram

For the last couple of months I have been searching for the best children’s clothing brands on Instagram. This turned out to be a harder task then I expected. Especially for the size that Baby T is currently in. She is almost in a 4T and after that she will be wearing a child size … Read More

Potty Training

Potty Training

Potty training can be one of the most stressful parenting adventures when your child is young. It is the great transition from diapers to underwear with some hiccups in between. Everyone’s adventure is different, some easier than others, but we all have the same goal in mind to have our child potty trained! I want … Read More

Toddler’s Teeth Brushing Routine

Toddler’s Teeth Brushing Routine

It’s so important to establish a healthy teeth brushing routine while our kids are little. After the baby teeth are gone, their second set is there for life.  Establishing a routine while they are young will ensure the best care of their teeth when they are older. *This post may contain affiliate links. For my … 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