Best Toys for Toddlers That Actually get Played With

Best Toys for Toddlers

What are the best toys for toddlers to give as gifts that they will actually play with a month later? This is a question that I ask myself each year when it is time to go Christmas shopping or birthday shopping. Budgets are tight at Christmas time for most families and[Read more]

Spring Bucket List With Free Printable

Do you want to do fun activities with your kids and as a family for spring but not sure where to begin? We love making bucket lists as a way of organizing and prioritizing the most important things that we would like to do as a family in any given[Read more]

6 Ways to Raise Adventurous Kids

Raising adventurous kids

What is more fun and exciting than going on an adventure? I think adventure beckons in all of us and all we need to do is learn to accept adventures as they come. Raising adventurous kids encourages imagination, bravery, and helps kids (and adults) live life to the fullest. Below[Read more]

5 Tips for Teaching Kids Gratitude and End Entitlement

Teach Kids to be Grateful

No one wants to raise an ungrateful child. We hear a lot today about kids feeling entitlement. I know personally teaching kids gratitude is very high on my priority list. Below you will find 5 easy tips for teaching kids gratitude. Since day one, I have been toying with different[Read more]

10 Tips for Helping Your Toddler Adjust to a new Baby

help toddler adjust new baby

There is nothing to throw a curve ball into your child’s life quite like welcoming home a new sibling. Chances are they will be over the moon in love with their new baby but that doesn’t mean that is doesn’t come with it’s own unique challenges. Just like there is[Read more]

The Importance of Creativity and how to Foster it

creativity in kids

Why is creativity important? Creativity should not be underestimated. Creativity in children is so important. Creativity helps teach cognitive skills such as mathematics and scientific thinking. Creative thinking involves imagination, basic use of the scientific method, communication, physical dexterity and exertion, problem posing, problem solving, making interpretations, and using symbols which[Read more]