KiwiCo January Crate Review: Playing Doctor With Your Toddler

My 26-month-old knows his body parts really well. His go-to favorites to point out are “eyes,” “belly button” and “tongue.” Taking anatomy to the next level to also include imaginative play and identification of emotions and feelings, the KiwiCo Tadpole Crate for January is just what the doctor ordered. KiwiCo is a company that sends … Continue reading KiwiCo January Crate Review: Playing Doctor With Your Toddler

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A Very Merry Gymboree Christmas

One of the things I look forward to each holiday season is the parties. When it comes to being a mom, this means play dates and themed events at our favorite play places. Of course, this includes the annual Christmas party at Gymboree. Our Gymboree always puts together fun holiday events, and this was our … Continue reading A Very Merry Gymboree Christmas

A Gymboree Birthday Party Brought Fun For My Son And A Stress-Free Day For Mom

Here’s what it’s like to have a birthday party at Gymboree. Having my son’s birthday party at Gymboree ended up giving me the greatest gift: watching my son smile. But make no mistakes about it, the day was all about him. From the second he walked onto the mat his face lit up as he … Continue reading A Gymboree Birthday Party Brought Fun For My Son And A Stress-Free Day For Mom

Thinking About Mommy And Me? Here’s Why You Should Bring Your Baby To Gymboree

“Gymbo,” my almost 2-year-old says pointing to the clown mascot. His teacher plays to song and dances around holding the jumbo plush clown. My son and all the other kids mimic the movements and follow the words in the song like going side to side and up and down. He has even mastered the part … Continue reading Thinking About Mommy And Me? Here’s Why You Should Bring Your Baby To Gymboree

Arts And Crafts To Do With Toddlers: Klutz Jr My Pom-Pom Pet Shop

I am obsessed with Barnes & Noble. And to my delight, my toddler is already a mini mommy when it comes to reading. (He already made me read him three short books the second I wrote this sentence.) So after a recent trip to get him some new books I decided now is the time … Continue reading Arts And Crafts To Do With Toddlers: Klutz Jr My Pom-Pom Pet Shop

KiwiCo Cricket Crate Review: Toddler Gets A Pet

“Dog,” my almost 2-year-old said lifting the felt stuffed animal. “Peek-a-boo,” I said, watching his toothy grin grow ear to ear. After watching me once, he too hid the animals under the flaps of the playground. We took turns hiding the rabbit under the slide and the cat into the house. Each time he would … Continue reading KiwiCo Cricket Crate Review: Toddler Gets A Pet

Campfire Fall Photoshoot

When we think of fall we think of the changing leaves, browns and amber. We think of snuggling around the fire—whether snuggling on the couch or roasting s'mores by the campfire. So when it comes to fall photography, creating a campfire scene is simply adorable. We have a close friend who is an amazing photographer, … Continue reading Campfire Fall Photoshoot