Month 2 Top Five

Month 2 Top Five   Roman just turned a whole two months old a few days ago, and it’s hard to believe how fast the time flies when you no longer sleep! He’s gotten much bigger, smarter, cuter, smiles more, and also demands more. You don’t want to mess with that baby when he’s hungry!Read more

35 Week Bumpdate: The Good Week

Keep in mind that I’m writing this from a bad week, so please don’t suddenly assume everything is great. But I’m going to call week 35 the “good week.”   Let me just say that although week 35 was truly amazing, it also brought on the hormone-induced grumpiness, so let me just get a fewRead more

10 Simple and Easy Valentine’s Day Ideas

We’re just now getting the remnants of our Christmas decorations put away, and now Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! I’m still not sure exactly how we’ll be celebrating – it all depends on whether baby-on-the-way is going to allow me to eat or not! Whether we go out to a fancy dinner orRead more

Quick Weeknight Dinners: Takeout-Assisted Burrito Bowls

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Let’s face it: weeknight dinners can be tricky. There usually isn’t enough time to prep the ingredients, no one wants to run out to the grocery store for last minute additions, and chances are (in my household, at least), there’s a cranky, hungry child following you around asking for another snack every 5 minutes becauseRead more

Let Those Kids In The Kitchen!

Although cooking may seem like an activity too advanced for young children, that couldn’t be further from the truth! Get your kids in the kitchen with you, and lay the foundations for a multitude of life skills, including creativity, math, fine motor skills, good hygiene, following directions, and teamwork.   Even the littlest pair ofRead more

The Benefits Of Playing With And Learning About Trains

Thomas the Tank Engine, Chuggington, The Dinosaur Train…chances are, if you have a child under the age of 8, you’ve heard of these shows, watched these shows, and perhaps, been a little surprised at just how popular these characters are! I have my own little train enthusiast, who has been absolutely obsessed with trains sinceRead more