SEASONAL

Easy Halloween Balloon Activity The Kids Will Love

Every year our neighborhood gets together for a Trunk or Treat the weekend before Halloween.  It’s easier to get all the kids together at the same time when it’s on a weekend, not on Halloween day or after school.  All of the houses on the block participate and each one …

MONEY SAVING TIPS PREPARING FOR BABY

Financial Must-Dos Before Baby

There are a lot of financial changes that come along with having a baby. It’s important to analyze your finances before your baby comes or even before pregnancy in order to best prepare for this life change.  You want to know the costs of having a baby to make sure you …

PREPARING FOR BABY

The Ultimate Baby Registry Guide

When you first get pregnant, there is so much on your mind that it can be very stressful.  From symptoms and what’s going on in your body to how your life is going to change after the baby comes, you can’t help but feel completely overwhelmed. When I found out …

MOTHERHOOD

12 Time Saving Hacks for Busy Moms

Whether you’re a working mom or a stay at home mom, it just seems like our jobs are never done.  There’s always a room to clean, a meal to be cooked, or laundry to be done.  Although those are all important things to do, it’s even more crucial to spend …

FAMILY

Christmas Traditions to Start as a Family

I’m so excited for the upcoming Christmas season now as a family of 2.  Last year we had a 5 month old so we didn’t start too many traditions because our daughter was still too young to get anything out of it.  This year she’s a walking, talking machine and …

PLAY

6 Good Habits You Should Be Teaching Your Toddler Early On

Toddlers can definitely be a handful, but we can’t blame them.  They still haven’t learned the rules of the world yet.  However, their little brains are so pliable at this age and we need to take advantage of that by molding them into good humans now. You can start teaching …

HOME PREPARING FOR BABY

How to Organize Your House Before Bringing Home the New Baby

Whether it’s your 1st or 4th child, you need to organize your home in preparation for a new baby. If you get this done before you bring your baby home, you’ll be much more relaxed and it will make life a whole lot easier. Learn how to organize your house …

EAT

How To Introduce New Foods To Your Picky Toddler

I started my daughter on solid foods at 6 months old, following the Baby Led Weaning approach to feeding.  This is a more natural, independent way for babies to learn to self feed by offering regular table foods, instead of pureed baby food.  Despite the fear that many parents may …

PLAY

Best Newborn Toys For Development and Stimulation

Although newborns don’t have fully developed senses and motor skills yet, they are still learning quickly about the new world around them.  It’s important to offer different sensory activities for them to explore and discover and start their journey toward developing so many new skills. There are a variety of …

MOTHERHOOD

How To Buy Happiness and Improve Your Well-Being

Do you ever just feel like you never have enough time? There’s not enough hours in the day to get everything you need done. Important things get put off and you always wonder where the time has gone. Dividing your days between earning a living, keeping your home clean, showing …