He was getting away! That little cutie pie was off and running and getting away! I called lamely, “Stop running,” as his mom chased him into the street, trying to catch up to him. Seriously, this happened at a soccer...
I'm finishing my third straight summer of potty training. Woohoo!? (At least that's what I remember . . . I seem to have blocked out all recollections of potty training my eldest two years ago.)  Of all the parenting...
I'm breastfeeding as I write this. Yes, I am breastfeeding my cranky 13 month old for two reasons. She settles down, and I have a moment to collect my thoughts. It's a win-win! March 20, 2016 is the first day I nursed...
I get it now. Now that I'm a mom, I get it. I used to wonder why moms did or didn't do things the way they did or didn't. Like the mom who showed up at the grocery store with...
The Sharing Scenario Child A has a toy. And Child B wants it (of course). Child B asks nicely if he/she can play with it. What do you do? Can we all agree upon a standard approach? You know, so...
I don't know about your toddler, but mine definitely needs to get moving each day! Guidelines for toddlers suggest they should be active throughout the day. Some recommendations I found suggest they get at least 30 minutes of adult-led activity...
My favorite holiday just passed (May the Fourth), so I started looking around to find my next favorite holiday. Did you even know there was a holiday dedicated to cleaning up your room? According to several places on the...
Time outs stopped working for us. Phases. Nothing pleasant comes to mind when I think of that word. Of course, I’m sure there are some lovely ones. I can almost remember them…I think. But mostly, when I say, “He’s going...
“Just wait until the terrible twos.” We’ve all heard it. The two-worded phrase has been ingrained in our brains since before our sweet babies were even a glimmer in our eyes. When my son was 18 months old, I...
At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, my son was only 18 months old. I didn't expect the pandemic to continue as long as it has, so teaching him how to wear a mask was not even a priority...
I am always looking for ways to entertain my baby a.k.a. baby hacks. Baby hacks need to be quick, simple, and easily repeated. Here are some of my favorite baby hacks that keep my one-year-old entertained every day. 1. Box of Tissues I discovered...
Toddlers are some of the most passionate beings you will ever meet. They have HUGE toddler emotions and opinions. They’re not afraid to share them with you either. I love that my daughter has her own opinions and that she’s...
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a true musical prodigy. Forced to a harsh practice routine by his father, by age six he was creating compositions. He wrote his first opera at 14. But most kids do not, and should not,...
Do you find yourself trying to remember that funny thing your kid said just the other day? Are you constantly trying to relate that cute conversation you had with your little one, only to find that you can't remember...

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We know finding the perfect place where your child will be safe and happy over spring break can be a challenge. Well, look no...