Educational Apps For Kids

Three years ago, I felt that I had the busiest two year old boy I have ever seen in my life. No matter how many books, blocks, painting, or outside activities I had set for him, it was never enough. We finally decided to get Jax an Ipad with educational games and activities. Not only […]

Preparing Your Child for a New Baby

This post does contain affiliate links. My blog post was originally posted on The Vintage Honey Shop Blog We weren’t sure how we would introduce the idea of a baby growing inside my tummy or how breastfeeding works to our then 3 ½ year old. Thank goodness we had 9 months to prepare him to not […]

10 Non-Toy Gift Ideas For Kids

As a parent I love to gift experiences, not just toys. I hear all the time of parents having too many toys around the house, and not enough money to afford music, dance, gymnastics, karate, classes. I’ve complied a list of a few things that I would like and think other parents would enjoy for […]

Best Board Games for Preschoolers

When Jax was around three years old, we thought it would be fun to introduce a few board games to him. Little did I know I would finally see a competitive side of my child, but it allowed us to bond together and give us something to do that exerted little energy for my pregnant […]

Little Space Books for Big Adventurers

Ever since my oldest son could communicate and sing songs, we found that he had a love for space and astronomy. Over the years we’ve collected many “space themed books” fit for toddlers and preschoolers. Here’s a few of our favorites, minus “There’s No Place Like Space: All About Our Solar System“, a Cat in […]

Safety Tips For Halloween

When I think of Halloween, a lot comes to mind. I think about all the cute costumes, fun Fall decorations, visiting the pumpkin patch, the basic PSL from Starbucks that us Vegans can’t drink.. and lots of candy. Halloween feels completely different now that I’m adult with kids, rather than back in the day trick […]

5 Ways to Build Motor Skills

Being a developmentally gymnastics instructor; we not only teach gymnastics skills, but talk about developmental milestones and how to build their muscles for their motor skills. When my first son was younger, I had NO second thoughts about him hitting his milestones. He crawled between 5-6 months, walked at 8 1/2 months, and was running […]