Noise with dirt on it. That is exactly the definition I think of when it comes to six year old boys! They’ve got all the energy we wish we could harness, an unmatched lung capacity and an a wild imagination. Luca turned six this year and these are our favorite toy picks. Fake mustaches are… Read More Gift ideas for a 6-year-old boy
I often describe the troubling times I have with my children on this blog (like here, here and here), but today I had some clarity. As I sit here in a rare moment of being completely alone on a rainy morning, I’m thinking of the ways the kids have enriched my life and character. Yes,… Read More Have your kids changed your character?
How to get kids to take turns. How to get kids to stop complaining. And how about getting a kid to decide on a Halloween costume! I’m covering all of these today in my list of favorite mom hacks. And just to make sure this post is not misleading you into thinking that I have… Read More 14 favorite mom hacks
Today I’m adding two-year-old girl gifts my kid gift series. Clara turned two in April and I’m fascinated to see the difference between her and her brothers tastes in toys. She likes some things that they did, of course, but then she wants to carry a little purse around and always has a baby under… Read More Gift ideas for 2-year-old girls
Do you have a kid who has a hard time sitting still or doesn’t like movies? Me too. I’ve got you covered for your plane ride. Here are all the specific activities and snacks I pack in our carry ons for my three wiggle worms, plus some tips so you don’t have to buy new… Read More Binder of activities for kids on the plane
Are you expecting soon? More babies are born during the summer than any other season, so I thought it would be a good time to do a round up of my most-pinned baby posts. Here are printable checklists for your third trimester, registry, hospital bag and diaper bag. Also included are the best lullabies, baby… Read More Most pinned baby checklists, printables and tricks
I started this fun little tradition of asking the same 10 questions every year to my boys. This year Clara turned two so I did her first page. I’ve got the printable templates to do your own below. I’m not sure how long I’ll do these. In the back of my mind I think about… Read More 10 yearly birthday questions templates