First he’s thirsty…then he has to go the bathroom… then he heard a noise…Here are tips to help encourage your child to stay in bed!
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Ever feel like your “me time” has gone the way of the Dodo bird? That motherhood has gobbled it up and left you with crumbs that barely satisfy? How about some good news: Those crumbs, when used in the right way, can feel like a FEAST. Here’s how.
Your toddler just did WHAT? It’s amazing how often that phrase gets uttered in this stage of parenting! Fortunately, you’re not the first parenting explorers in these dark caves. Other parents have navigated these toddler tunnels before you! Here’s how they recommend getting through them with a smile on your face. 🙂
Everyone is always harping on the fact that, as parents, we need to be reading to our young children. Sure, it’s a worthy harp, but you’re TIRED at the end of the day! The smartest solution, then, is to choose books you will enjoy reading too! Here are 21 of the best books for preschoolers BOTH of you will love.
There is something heart-warming about unwrapping a brand-spankin’ new set of warm cuddable Christmas pajamas before the holidays. It’s like you’re announcing: we’re finally ready for the holiday crazies to descend, armed with a mug of hot chocolate and our annual viewing of Elf. Bring on the memories!
Is your kid completely obsessed with toy cars? Sure, you can go the usual route and toss a few matchbox packages into a box…but what if you could really jack up the excitement level and really get the crowds roaring? These car toys for children are perfect. Start waving that checkered flag. You’ve got a winner!
Your daughter is adorable. You know this. I know this. Santa CERTAINLY knows this. So why not flaunt that sweet smile and those cherub cheeks with one of these Christmas dresses for kids? They are guaranteed grin-getters!
It’s a terrible helpless feeling when our child wakes after a visit from a Nightmare Monster. I hate feeling helpless, don’t you? Here are the tried-and-true techniques I’ve used over the past 15 years to calm my children’s fears and help them happily return to slumberland, fear-free.
A congested baby is an AWAKE baby. If your child is struggling with the sniffles, here are the steps you should take to help your baby feel more comfortable…which means longer snoozes for both of you!
There are Halloween baby costumes…and then there are BABY COSTUMES. These mini cosplays are irresistibly cute. I’ll warn you. You’re going to want to cuddle those chubby arms and kiss those slobbery cheeks!
You’ve just a call and you have exactly 4.46 minutes to be ready to leave the house. WHAAA? Not to worry, Mama Bear! Here are some fabulously stylish ideas to spruce up the yoga pants you are already wearing. A quick up-do, a little makeup, and no one will guess you haven’t showered today! (Been there, done that…)
The pacifier used to be your best friend…but these days it’s declared itself a turncoat and is your worst enemy. It’s time for the pacifier to pack up and leave. Not sure how to give it the boot? This is your pacifier weaning guide to swift success!
I can’t believe I’m going to do this. I’m going to start this post out with a disclaimer. (Yes. Already.) When I say the word “overcome,” I don’t mean “cure”. As ANY parent of a toddler knows, trying to “cure” your toddler of anything is going to prove impossible. Nose picking, private-scratching, there are just some personal
Want to make this summer something your child will always remember? Just pick a handful of these outdoor preschool activities! With twenty-eight options to choose from, you are guaranteed to find a few memory-makers and gut-gigglers worth trying!
It’s time to create a sibling bedroom in the house. Want it to go smoothly? Here are the mistakes you definitely don’t want to make!
There’s something heart-melting about Easter bonnets and flowery ruffles. Here are 10 gorgeous toddler Easter dresses that will steal the show.
One of the greatest perks of having a baby is being able to dress your infant in whatever adorable baby Easter outfit that catches your fancy. Enjoy that power while it lasts!
Those toddler years…they certainly have their challenges. They also, though, have some pretty sweet rewards! Here’s how to squeeze more happy memories out of this difficult season of parenting.
Fake Newsflash: Life is really not fair. It’s not fair that my husband can polish off an entire container of Nutella and burn the whole thing off on the couch before halftime hits. It’s not fair that the word “diphthong” sounds like the perfect insult to yell at someone, but really means something so unbelievably unawesome,
A new baby means a flood of newborn baby clothes – some you’ll need, and some that will sit there unused until you realize he’s already outgrown them. Here’s exactly what your baby’s closet needs to avoid overflowing.
Well, friends, winter is still here, but Christmas is over. It’s like we live in Narnia before Aslan came: always winter, and never Christmas. I get it. I live in Wisconsin, where winter is approximately 10 months long. Are you coming down with a serious case of cabin fever? I’m right there with you. So