Practical Christmas Gift Ideas

Practical Christmas Gift Ideas for Kids

Christmas is almost here!  Toys and books are great for your kids to open, but if you want some practical items thrown in there too, here are some helpful ideas for when Aunt Hildy asks for a list: Especially when your kid is a baby or toddler, they don’t care WHAT they open, they just … Read more

7 Busy Bags That Will Make a Great Christmas Present For Just a Couple Bucks

7 Busy Bags That Will Make a Great Christmas Present For Just a Couple Bucks

I LOVE busy bags! And you should too.  Why?  Because they’re an all-inclusive activity that helps teach your kid to clean up after himself.  They eliminate over-stimulation.  They increase focus and attention-span.  And they’re inexpensive (some are free!). So this Christmas, you might consider making or buying some busy bags for your toddler/pre-k child.  Here … Read more

The 15/45 Principle

Disclaimer: Yep, there are affiliate links.  For stuff that I would recommend anyways.  If you buy from the affiliate links, Amazon will give me a TIIIIINY percentage from your order.  It’s your call, but it’s always appreciated! Have you noticed that sometimes your kids are super happy to play independently, but other times they need … Read more

When Your Baby Pulls Off the Crib Sheet

Disclaimer: Yep, there are affiliate links.  For stuff that I would recommend anyways.  If you buy from the affiliate links, Amazon will give me a TIIIIINY percentage from your order.  It’s your call, but it’s always appreciated! It’s one thing when your kid pulling off the crib sheet is an occasional annoyance. It’s totally different … Read more

We’re Back!

We're back from taking a blogging break!

Whew! It was a busy summer and busy back-to-school season. I obviously took a break from blogging. That’s the thing about being a momtrepreneur: you have to be willing to take breaks as needed–so I did. I hope you’re having a great fall! Let me know if there’s any topics you’d like to hear about! … Read more