Getting Rid Of The Pacifier

Getting Rid Of The Pacifier

Removing the pacifier can be a huge transition. Pacifiers are mostly used for sleeping and you never want to do anything that could mess up your child’s sleep! Even though it can be difficult its a transition that has to happen, either now or later. For us, getting rid of the pacifier went better then … Read More

Make Songs Apart of Your Toddler’s Daily Routine

Make Songs Apart of Your Toddler’s Daily Routine

Singing is one of my favorite things to do with my daughter. At age one, she is learning how to sing along, do hand motions, dance around and even sing by herself (it is seriously the cutest thing to catch her doing). Not a day goes by without us singing. I feel that it is … 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

Why You Should Let Your Toddler Get Messy Eating

Why You Should Let Your Toddler Get Messy Eating

In school (I have a BA in child development) I learned that there are two things that you cannot force a child to do, use the bathroom and eat. These are two actions that a child must decide to do for themselves. Because of that developing a healthy relationship with food and encouragement to feed … Read More

I Still Cannot Believe I Am a Mom…

I Still Cannot Believe I Am a Mom…

Baby T is currently 15 months old. Yet I still cannot believe that I am a mom. I, Tricia Jones, am a mom. At first I thought this was just a phase that would pass. That I would wake up one day and completely believe that I was always going to be a mother to … Read More

Playing in the Rain

Playing in the Rain

Summer has finally arrived here in Alaska! Along with the sunshine comes some rain. Rainy days can feel so long being stuck inside all day. My advice, don’t sit inside and waste it, go outside and play! Baby T played in the rain for the first time this week. It was amazing watching her explore and … Read More

Toddler Meal Time Essentials

Toddler Meal Time Essentials

Teaching your child how to eat is such an amazing experience. They get to explore and experiment with this brand new part of life. I take time researching each product for Baby T to make sure it’s the best I can find and that it works for our family. Cheap plastic products are something that … 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