Family movie night - what we watched, what we wore, and what we ate. Also, five ideas on how to sneak in quality family time when you have no time! There's something so magical about watching movies, isn't there? Not just the actual hour and a half, but the . . .
Five Fun + Simple Outdoor Adventures For Toddlers
Try out these five fun and simple outdoor adventures for toddlers! They're enriching, inexpensive, and will inspire you to spend more time outdoors with your little ones. Outdoor Adventures For Toddlers Getting outside with your toddler is the ticket. There's something . . .
Being a Full-Time Work-From-Home Parent: How I Do It
Tips for how to be an efficient work-from-home parent, why I transitioned careers, and a few working mamas you need to follow! I thought I knew "busy". Then, we had a baby and I started a business. Now I really know busy! In a recent interview on That's So Maven! . . .
Involving Little Ones in Big Days: Raising Nice Humans
I truly believe toddlers are smarter than we sometimes give them credit for. "He's not really going to get it anyway." It's remarkable how many times I've heard that when discussing involving our children in certain holidays, celebrations, or significant days throughout the . . .
Toddler Misbehaving: How to Deal
Ok, don't hate me. We went 2.5 years without any major tantrums from our son Wyatt. I'm talking not even one. However, I feel like we're now making up for that time. About two weeks ago, he hit a new phase. What started out as pushing the boundaries here and there has turned . . .
Wyatt’s Wish List: $500 Giveaway!
Santa Baby T-Shirt | Try here too | Ones for mamas Contest Closed! Thank you for taking time to enter. Winner announced below in Rafflecopter! Happy holidays, friends! Wyatt is totally jazzed about Santa coming to town. He wants to spread some Christmas cheer . . .
Stealing Baby Names
Are you a tad bit territorial over your kids' names? I'll be honest: I don't want anyone having the same name as my kid. Now, I get that this is far from realistic but it comes from a good place. When we were pregnant with Wyatt, there were a few friends and acquaintances . . .
Childhood UnPlugged in Saskatchewan
It sure feels good to unplug, doesn't it? Don't get me wrong: I love social media, texting with friends, researching and writing on my laptop, and watching TV. But powering down not only feels like a deep breath in my soul, I feel it's necessary for my mental health. Being a . . .
Goal: Eat Together at the Table
I've found myself developing a bit of a bad habit: plopping Wyatt into his high chair in front of the computer or the TV to eat his snacks and meals. It seemed like the perfect solution! He could sit there, eating (and supposedly entertained) while I wash the dishes, return . . .
10 Parenting Time Savers
Though our little guy's not yet at the age where he's heading back to school, there's still something about fall that makes me want to get organized and into a routine. As a full-time blogger and stay-at-home mom running our household, I need to stay on top of things to . . .