Kid Gear, Mom Gear, Toddler Toys (+3), Toddlers / Preschool / Early Years

The Art of Thrifting

Thrifting has been part of my life since I was a kid.  My grandmother was dedicated to checking thrift stores.  I loved going with her to find the next treasure.  When I was in college, thrifting was how I maintained a wardrobe and stocked my dorm room. I love going into the local stores, talking… Continue reading The Art of Thrifting

Toddler Toys (+3), Toddlers / Preschool / Early Years

Art for kiddos under 3

My Big Man wasn't much of a little artist.  He didn't prefer the feel of finger paint, or anything that got on his skin.  He loved the dry erase markers because well he could use the eraser.  Now my little man, he is all in. He has no fear of any textures.  The minute his big brother pulls out the art bin he wants to be right in there with him.  Crayola My First has been a wonderful fit for us.

Books, Toddlers / Preschool / Early Years

Our Little Library: Spring Edition

As you probably know by now my boys love, love, love books.  They love looking at books, being read to, and attempting to read on their own.  Here are a few of our current favorites, that we read daily....over and over again. Goodnight Goodnight Construction Sight (Board Book) by Sherri Duskey RinkerAll about how all… Continue reading Our Little Library: Spring Edition

Books, Outdoor Play, Toddlers / Preschool / Early Years

Helping out our Bee Friends.

I previously blogged about Gardening with kids.  Over the past week and weekend, both of my sons have been in the garden whenever the weather and their mom have permitted them to be.  They are typically digging around looking for worms or seeing how big of a hole that they can dig, but they are… Continue reading Helping out our Bee Friends.

On the Go and Travel Gear, Toddler Toys (+3), Toddlers / Preschool / Early Years

Food On The Go

because we often live a life on the go, we pack a lot of food with us for when we are running errands, sitting in the ferry line (yea that is a real thing), traveling or heading out to the beach for the morning.

Baby & Young Toddlers (Newborn to 2+), Toddlers / Preschool / Early Years

2017 Gift Ideas for Newborns to 3 Year Olds (the early Toddlers)

Whether it is for Christmas or a birthday, sometimes finding the perfect gift for a little one can be a challenge.  To me, two of the biggest challenges with gift buying is staying within budget, and giving something that is well suited for a specific age.  Here are some of my "go to toys" for… Continue reading 2017 Gift Ideas for Newborns to 3 Year Olds (the early Toddlers)

Baby & Young Toddlers (Newborn to 2+), Toddler Toys (+3), Uncategorized

The Activity Center that won’t take up your entire play space.

I wanted an activity center that would last longer then a few months and could be tucked away.  Finally after searching I found a great product that we love!The Discover Playhouse is beyond wonderful for us.