Car Seat on an Airplane

Car Seat on an Airplane

Does taking a car seat on an airplane seem like a bad idea? I proposed this question to my followers on Instagram and to my surprise the overwhelming majority responded, yes it is a bad idea. Despite the results my poll I decided to continue with my experiment. It is another item to carry around … 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

Painting with Water

Painting with Water

A few months ago we happened upon a large pack of painting tools while shopping at Micheal’s. The whole pack, of about 20 items, was on sale for $2.99. That led us down a path of Baby T asking to paint every single day. While I love that she loves painting, I do not always … 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

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

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

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