We recently celebrated G’s first birthday.
Yep, we smashed cake in our faces.
I tend to go into crazy reflection mode with anniversaries.
It was around this time last year that I decided to leave my job to stay at home with G.
To say I was scared about this decision is an understate
New mom? Here are 25 ways to have fun with your newborn, while also helping your baby meet important milestones. These activities will keep you both entertained between feeding and sleeping schedules.
The first few months with my son, G, felt a little bit monotonous.
I so wish I’d have had
If you have a toddler, you know keeping his or her attention on an activity can be tough.
Well, we’ve found 10 great ideas to keep your toddler busy for (at least) 10 minutes!
1. Your children can create a mosaic with these foam window clings.
2. How about toddler tennis?
3. Go o
One of my favorite things about kids is their natural energy.
From sunrise (sometimes, quite literally) to sunset, they are constantly moving, wanting to play and be involved. I often wish I could harness some of that – I wouldn’t have to worship my coffee pot if I could!
Our family’s battle with food allergies continues.
Our youngest son was diagnosed with a peanut allergy at the age of one, and we’ve been diligent about keeping all nuts away from him.
Except for that one time when he got a bite of someone’s peanut butter sandwich. And the other time that som
It’s that time again: cold and flu season. Though my kids and I all got vaccinated, I know nothing is 100%. In fact, seasonal flu vaccines, according to the DCD, are designed to protect only against the “most likely” flu strains for this season. And, of course, it does nothing to ward off the
We’re hoping these family fitness ideas will help you get moving as a family, and make healthy living a habit.
1. The Let’s Move! campaign has many ideas, ranging from buying toys that encourage outdoor play to petitioning your local schools to incorporate more outdoor time.
2. The camp
Make the Placemats
Three years ago, I realized that I didn’t have enough placemats for Thanksgiving dinner (that my husband volunteered to host while I was 8 months pregnant.)
I didn’t want to buy new ones, and I really didn’t want to drag my two little kids out the day before Thanksgivin
Miles turned 5 on Saturday, which meant that I got to bring treats to his preschool class yesterday to celebrate. I’m not a huge fan of my kid coming home from preschool all sugared up, so I had big plans to bring healthy birthday treats for Miles’s class.
Here were a few things I considered: