Category: Family

Executive Function Skills your Toddler needs for Preschool

Executive Function Skills your Toddler needs for Preschool

This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of Primrose Schools; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. Somewhere I must have blinked because my toddler is blossoming into a preschooler who soaks up everything around him. It is amazing to see all he can accomplish on his own, and now we can interact with him in new ways and even have a verbal exchange. Taking my toddler to daycare has been wonderful for his socialization and development, and now he is ready for more structured learning. We are enrolling our son in Primrose Schools after we […]

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10 Adorable and Easy Halloween Crafts for Toddlers

10 Adorable and Easy Halloween Crafts for Toddlers

I have always loved Halloween growing up, and even more so as an adult. Now that I have a kiddo who can play and enjoy this best holiday ever, I plan to raise him right and enjoy Halloween together! If you’re looking for something fun to do with your toddler this fall, check out this roundup of adorable and easy Halloween crafts for toddlers.       Simple Halloween and Fall Toddler Crafts     Ghost crafts This Puffy Ghost craft is such a great idea. It seems super simple and cute. These Ghost Balloons look like fun too. Ooh […]

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Easy and Fun Fall Leaf Tree Craft for Toddlers

Easy and Fun Fall Leaf Tree Craft for Toddlers

Fall is such an exciting time, and Pinterest is overflowing with cute toddler crafts. I just had to try to create a fun craft for my toddler and me to enjoy the fact that temperatures are starting to drop from the sizzling heat of Texas summer, and the leaves are also starting to turn. My toddler and I collected some of the leaves we found on the ground, and I had an idea of a fun thing we could quickly make together one evening after we got home from work and daycare.   The toddler and I collected a bunch […]

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Back to Preschool: Getting your Kids Ready

Back to Preschool: Getting your Kids Ready

      From summer camp to trips to the family cottage, to stops at the community swimming pool, there are lots of activities to keep your preschool-aged children busy during the summer break. But as the days get shorter and the sun sets sooner, you and the kids will come to realize that the start of another school year is afoot. And this means that there are certain things you can – and should – do to ensure that your kids are ready to kick off preschool without a hitch. What follows are some tips that you can use […]

Posted September 7, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, , / 0 Comments
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10 Fall Activities to do with Toddlers in Houston and Austin

10 Fall Activities to do with Toddlers in Houston and Austin

The fall season in Texas is an interesting beast. The temperatures are a bit cooler but still warm. Leaves are still green for the most part. But we enjoy the same fall activities as everyone else, just maybe without the heavy coats and mittens.   Fall Activities Bucket list with Toddlers Finding things to do with toddlers in the fall can be as simple as going outdoors. Collect leaves and pinecones Jump in piles of leaves Go to a pumpkin patch Take a hayride Visit a petting zoo Take a walk through a giant maze Attend a local festival Dress […]

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Get Ready for Fall with these Fantastic Ideas

Get Ready for Fall with these Fantastic Ideas

The fall season is creeping around the corner, its fingers tapping on the wall. Or is that just me who is obsessed with Halloween? Sometimes I think fall might be my favorite season, especially living in Texas all these years where fall means relief from the hot, hot, hot summers. Despite the fact that fall is also cold and flu season, fall has so many fun things to celebrate and enjoy as a family, before it gets too cold. So here is a fantastic collection of ideas to help you enjoy your fall.       Toddler Fall Check out […]

Posted September 1, 2017 by Julie in Entertainment, Family, Food, TopPosts, / 0 Comments
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How to Thaw Breast Milk

How to Thaw Breast Milk

  8 Tips on How to Thaw Breast Milk Being a working mom is not something easy nowadays. In fact, your mission becomes more tough and challenging. And in the case of breastfeeding, working moms choose to combine direct breastfeeding and breast pumping. So, you tend to pump and feed your baby from a bottle. Consequently, you are going to freeze some of the pumped milk for later consumption. Now, your baby is hungry and you are going to defrost some of the frozen milk. Our friends from Breastfeedo provide us some Q & A about the breast milk thawing […]

Posted August 25, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, / 0 Comments
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5 First Birthday Themes for Fall

5 First Birthday Themes for Fall

Thanks Basic Invite for sponsoring this conversation.     Themed parties are all the craze these days, and summer babies seem to get all the fun with their options for pool parties and back yard Barbecues. Fall babies make parents have to be a little bit more creative with theme ideas because weather can be unpredictable, and sometimes cute, pastel bunnies feel out of place while the crisp autumn breeze blows leaves off the trees around you. To help all you fall baby parents out I’ve teamed up with Basic Invite to bring you Five First Birthday Themes for Fall. […]

Posted August 24, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, Sponsored, / 1 Comment
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Saving Your Sanity This School Year

Saving Your Sanity This School Year

With Back to School on everyone’s mind, I thought I’d share some more wonderful helpful tips from my fellow bloggers in the #Momstertribe. We are all about helping each other get through the challenges of motherhood as best we can, and these posts are all meant to help save your sanity this school year. Get your back to school season started right with our fabulous round-up of back to school posts! Here you’ll find everything from meal planning to travel safety and so much more!   Fab Working Mom Life | Back to School Driving Safety Tips The back to […]

Posted August 23, 2017 by Julie in Parenting, School, TopPosts, / 0 Comments
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Parenthood is hard: Sacrifices that parents have to make

Parenthood is hard: Sacrifices that parents have to make

  It’s OK to admit it. Moms and dads all over the world, take a deep breath and say it out loud: Parenthood is both demanding and disappointing. Yes, we love our children. Yes, we want to be the best parents we can. But, it’s time to come to terms with the fact that parenting isn’t at all what we expected. A recent study reveals that most parents feel like they’re not as happy as they were before becoming parents. Of the 2,016 parents who were surveyed, only 30% said they were happier or had the same level of happiness […]

Posted August 21, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, / 1 Comment
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