8 tips for flying alone with an infant

Tips For Flying Alone With An Infant

Flying alone with an infant can be terrifying, especially the first time.  Okay, traveling with an infant anytime can be terrifying!  You never know what you are going to get and on top of it the GEAR! There is so much stuff you need to Read More

framed tiny handprint keepsake

Framed Tiny Handprint Keepsake

This framed tiny handprint keepsake project has been occupying all the space on my mantle for over a week.  The tracing and cutting of the handprint is the easy part.  What comes after that is 72 hours of waiting for the handprint to dry.  And Read More

ridesafer travel vest

Lighten Your Travels Using the RideSafer Travel Vest

Travel is so much lighter now that my kid is big enough to use the RideSafer travel vest.  Traveling with a car seat has been quite an evolution from infancy to three years old.   In the early days I dragged the car seat from the car to Read More

DIY Slide Under Bed Train Table

DIY Slide Under the Bed Train Table

My toddler really wanted a train table, but the last thing I wanted was another thing taking up space in my house.  The best solution was to build a train table that fit perfectly under his bed.  This way we could roll the train table away Read More

Melting crayons

Breaking Crayons and Melting Them Back Together

Crayons come and crayons go, so breaking crayons is fine as far as I am concerned.  My toddler is allowed to break his crayons or use them in any other way he sees fit.  Some people are really bothered by kids breaking crayons and see Read More

Monster Cut Out Photo Prop and Bean Bag Toss Game

Monster Cut Outs and Bean Bag Toss

I made these monster cut outs for photo props at my son’s monster themed birthday party.  As a bonus the monster cut outs also served as a bean bag toss game.  I only had nap times to work on these so they took a few days to make. Read More

Why I Love you door

Why I Love You Door For Valentine’s Day

A Why I Love You Door is the perfect way to show your toddler some love this Valentine’s Day.  Starting February 1st until Valentine’s Day, write a reason you love your child on a heart and put it on their bedroom door.  On Valentine’s Day they will have Read More

Popsicle Stick Valentine Puzzles

Easy To Make Popsicle Stick Valentine Puzzles

My son went to a Valentine’s party and we made these popsicle stick Valentine puzzles.  These popsicle stick Valentine puzzles are easy to make and are super cute.  Once we painted them, and it took a couple coats because the wooden sticks eat the paint Read More

Surviving long flights with a toddler

Long flights with a toddler

Several months ago my mom asked me if I wanted to go to Vietnam.  I looked into the flights and couldn’t for the life of me get excited about taking such long flights  with a toddler. The only other time I have been on a plane Read More

Candy Cane Hunt

Candy Cane Hunt with Letters and Numbers

Have fun with your little ones on a candy cane hunt.  This winter outdoor activity is a blast!  Going on a candy cane hunt gave us a fun reason to get outside and play in the snow.  I even incorporated the alphabet and numbers 1-9.  Read More