Baby

How to Never Lose Your Kid on the Playground with ikiki

How to Never Lose Your Kid on the Playground with ikiki

Spider Shoes: c/o ikiki Narwhal Shoes: c/o ikiki It was a beautiful fall day. The sun was shining, the birds chirping, the toddlers playing happily on the playground whilst a baby swam in my tummy. Okay, so I was feeling a little more or less […]

Bundle it Up: Gift Giving Made Easy

Bundle it Up: Gift Giving Made Easy

Hippity Hop into the Tub Bunny Bundle c/o Incredibundles After my third baby was born, I received a basket in the mail sent from a delivery service (where you can buy things like flowers). It was such a sweet, well-meant gift. The idea of bundling […]

How to Fill an Easter Basket without a Sugar Rush (25+ ideas)

How to Fill an Easter Basket without a Sugar Rush (25+ ideas)

Meet Jigglypuff our adopted rabbit. We applied for her two Christmases ago when our parish priest decided she needed more attention than the office could provide. She is our beloved pet and not an Easter whim (as my local tractor supply says: bunnies are pets […]

A Little Boy and His Tractor

A Little Boy and His Tractor

Tractor: c/o Big Country Toys This is going to be a quick post but I just wanted to give you a baby J update since I haven’t in quite some time. This little guy right here was the inspiration for this blog. After he was […]

Read Aloud with A: My Mommy is an Octopus

Read Aloud with A: My Mommy is an Octopus

Last fall (I know I’ve been remiss in getting to this), a children’s author, Melissa Height, contacted me about sending her book My Mommy is an Octopus. Her intro email was so humorous I had to say yes and was so excited to receive my […]

Top Ten Gifts for a New Mom

Top Ten Gifts for a New Mom

Whether she’s a first time mom or a mom again listen up because I’m going to run down the top unique baby gifts for a new mom. It’s great to shop her registry first and if she’s a first timer or hasn’t had a baby […]

A Walk in the Woods with LILLEbaby

A Walk in the Woods with LILLEbaby

One of my favorite fall haunts is skyline drive (it’s also one of my favorite spring spots too fyi). If you’ve ever seen Virginia in the fall, you can imagine why a tree covered mountain would be a big draw. Every year, I start to […]

Apple Park Kids Brings Nature to Life

Apple Park Kids Brings Nature to Life

Guest post by A, age 9 Apple Park Kids brings nature and animals to babies and children. Apple Park Kids has a lot of great things like backpacks and lunchboxes. They also carry stuffed toys like dogs, cats, and all sorts of animals.  My favorite […]

Let Imagination Grow with Fewer Toys

Let Imagination Grow with Fewer Toys

Love what you see? ENTER HERE to win a wooden block bundle from Cubbie Lee Toys.  It’s that time of year again. The time when the most obnoxious toys come out to play. I hate toys that make noise. There are gentle musical toys and […]

Little Squeaks for Little Feet

Little Squeaks for Little Feet

Have we talked about my wild thing? Well, he has a little brother and though baby Hey J is much more chill, his big brother is definitely rubbing off. Together they make up Thing 1 and Thing 2. The most common *thing* they’re doing is […]