A Fix for Your Parenthood Withdrawal

A fix for your parenthood withdrawal

  This might be the first time that I have ever blogged about television.  But the show Parenthood was my favorite show currently on TV until it ended this past week (and, admittedly, one of the only shows I actually watch these days).  There were several times over the years that I didn’t agree with the writers of […]

Paper Reinforcement Heart Art

paper reinforcement heart art square

  Little Brother and I enjoyed making this paper reinforcement heart art that doubled as fine motor practice.  Pulling those tiny reinforcements off the paper is great for developing the small muscles in hands! Here’s what you’ll need:  paper reinforcements (you should be able to find these with the office supplies in most stores), markers, cardstock paper, […]

Drive-Thru Kindness Challenge

Drive-Thru Kindness Challenge

  I am so excited to be joining several of my blogging friends for the 100 Acts of Kindness Challenge, hosted by Toddler Approved and Coffee Cups and Crayons!   We decided to promote acts of kindness to strangers in the drive-thru by paying for the person behind us and leaving one of these sweet printable hearts […]

Heart Art for Babies and Toddlers


Little Sister will be 1 in just a few weeks!  I can hardly believe it.  We attempted her very first art project and it was (kind of) a success…depending on how you measure a successful art project with an 11-month old, that is.  :)     Just a word of caution:  Please make sure you […]

Mini Yogurt Parfaits (using Baby Food Jars and Yulu Yogurt)


  Having a baby in the house means that we have a boatload of baby food jars (especially being the third child, I have totally failed at my homemade-baby-food-making plans).  Rather than throwing them in the recycling bin, we decided to repurpose them to make a kid-sized family favorite:  mini yogurt parfaits using Yulu yogurt!   […]