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At Home Activities with Your 6-12 Month Old Baby
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At Home Activities with Your 6-12 Month Old Baby

Today we’re talking all about at-home activities perfect for stimulating your baby between 6-12 months of age.  I’m sitting in an airport putting the final touches on this post while I fly to a conference and I miss this cute little face so much already! But really, does it get any cuter than chubby little…

Carribean Babymoon Packing List

Carribean Babymoon Packing List

Today we’re talking all about what to pack for your tropical beach babymoon along with sharing a few babymoon destination ideas. What is a babymoon? A babymoon is a trip a couple takes prior to the birth of their child. It is a great chance to get some quality time together before baby arrives (changing…

7 Tips For Surviving Hotel Life With a Baby
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7 Tips For Surviving Hotel Life With a Baby

I’m thrilled our next vacation involves staying with family and not in a hotel, but after last month’s excursion to Nashville, I’ve put together a few things I learned about hotel living with a baby. Plus, there are a few more pictures from Nashville I wanted to share 🙂 1. Surrender the bathroom. Just do…

Easy Easter Traditions for Toddlers
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Easy Easter Traditions for Toddlers

This post is all about easy Easter traditions for toddlers. I’m updating it with a few more ideas and things we’ve been loving over the years. Originally published April 2017.  Happy Easter weekend! Growing up, Easter was always such a special holiday and, while my kids are still too young to latch onto traditions, I’ve…

39 Week Maternity Outfit + Update
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39 Week Maternity Outfit + Update

Today I’m sharing a 39 week bumpdate and an easy, comfortable maternity outfit for the third trimester. Can’t believe we are just weeks away from meeting this little caboose! A little 39 week maternity update: Eating: Takeout. And a lot of cold cereal. And occasionally cooking real meals. Ending most nights with popsicles and pretzels…

35 Week Maternity Outfit + Update
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35 Week Maternity Outfit + Update

Today I’m sharing a 35 week bumpdate and an easy, comfortable maternity outfit for the third trimester. Can’t believe we are just weeks away from meeting this little caboose! A little 35 week maternity update: Eating: All the pebble ice. I went through the drive through at Chick-fil-a just to order a large cup of…

Westly at 27 Months

Westly at 27 Months

A few favorite from Westley lately:  How he always wants to “do by self!” (but how, when it comes to going upstairs, this means walking up the stairs while holding my hand)  The excitement when he joins in on our daily affirmations “I choosing to make today, an AWESOME DAY!” (how/why we do affirmations in…

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Why Your Toddler Says “No” and How to Respond
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Why Your Toddler Says “No” and How to Respond

Today we’re talking all about the toddler defiant “No!” phase and how to respond. This post was originally published back in 2017.  The No Phase Last month it was like Lincoln fully embraced turning two and immediately switched into defiant toddler mode. One day he was agreeable, easily persuaded, and happy to go with the…

Danish Way of Parenting Summary + Takeaways
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Danish Way of Parenting Summary + Takeaways

Today I’m sharing the key takeaways from “The Danish Way of Parenting” in an effort to read all the parenting books so you don’t have to. As I’ve been researching how to raise kids with high emotional intelligence, these strategies ring especially true. While not framed from an EI perspective in this book, a lot…

How to do quiet time with toddlers
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How to do quiet time with toddlers

Today I’m sharing everything I’ve tried and learned about quiet time for toddlers. This break in our day is essential for my sanity and theirs. This post was originally shared in 2018 and updated in 2024. My two biggest motherhood sanity savers? A gym with daycare and quiet time. I was first introduced to the idea…

How to Run a Toddler Music Class: Best Songs for Toddlers
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How to Run a Toddler Music Class: Best Songs for Toddlers

Today I’m sharing our favorite toddler music and some tips on how to have your own music time or music and movement class for toddlers. Toddler Music Back in Ohio, the highlight of Lincoln’s week was a music class for kids and toddlers hosted by a neighborhood friend of mine. We started going when he…

Summer Diaper Bag Checklist with 2
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Summer Diaper Bag Checklist with 2

The summer heat is in full force this week in New England and we’re over here trying to find fun summer activities that DON’T involve being outside. Yesterday we picked a restaurant solely for the indoor play place and today we’re headed to toddler time at a trampoline park because it’s too hot to enjoy…

Cultivating Your Toddler’s Imagination
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Cultivating Your Toddler’s Imagination

My mom bought a dinosaur LEGO DUPLO set twenty years ago and when it came time to put it together one Saturday morning (twenty years ago), my dad declared we needed more DUPLO bricks. She bought another two or three preschool sets (the extra large set you would buy to have a classroom set for your…