The Importance of Sleep

James sleeping

Guest Post by Kelley of   Is your child happy, energetic, focused, and willing to roll with the flow, most days?  Or does your child complain, fight, cry, or yell for no apparent reason?  Without sufficient sleep, your child's performance, mood, focus, and ability to work with others deteriorates rapidly.   Unfortunately, we live in a sleep deprived … [ Keep reading… ]

The Gingerbread Man Game

The Gingerbread Man Game

Prince Charming made up a fun game to play with the boys.  Watch the video to see how it works... Can't see the video?  Go here. The boys LOVE it and Big Brother frequently asks me to reenact it while Daddy is at work. It's a great extension of the following books and can definitely get those winter wiggles out. This book is the traditional tale of the Gingerbread Man and is easy … [ Keep reading… ]

Peppermint Ice Cream Pie


This recipe has three ingredients and will take you 10 minutes to make!  It doesn't get much better than that...And it may just be the most talked-about dessert at your next holiday gathering! My mom used to make this when we were growing up and we've enjoyed making it too.  For the past few years, however, we haven't been able to find the Peppermint ice cream.  Needless to say, when I saw this … [ Keep reading… ]

Making a Healthy Gingerbread House

gingerbread house

Guest Post by Isabella Children love decorating Gingerbread Houses at Christmas time. It’s a great way to keep them busy in the days leading up Christmas. They can bring their finished creation to the table to delight your guests on Christmas Day, as a grand finale. I did this with my children last year and they loved the gasps of delight their work elicited, and were so proud of their … [ Keep reading… ]

Christmas Memory Game


One of Big Brother's favorite games to play is Memory.  I thought it would be fun to make him a memory game with things we see this time of year...wreaths, lights, Christmas trees, etc. My only problem was that my printer is running low on ink, therefore leaving the cards looking dull and faded.  Here is how both pages should look:   Big Brother didn't seem to mind, though...the … [ Keep reading… ]

Giveaway: Toddler Bundle from Prince Lionheart


*Sorry!  This giveaway has ended.  Check back every Monday for another great giveaway!* Prince Lionheart is sponsoring this week's giveaway, with 3 products perfect for parents of toddlers!  I have been so pleased with the quality of the Prince Lionheart products we have.  Here are the three products included in this holiday bundle giveaway! boosterPOD: The boosterPOD is the perfect … [ Keep reading… ]