If you have kids, you know how overwhelming it can be to shop for purposeful, useful gifts! There are literally an unlimited amount of toys and “stuff” you can buy, so how do you know which ones your kids will actually get the most use out of? I have compiled a list of toys that […]

I wish I had a dollar for every time someone asked me “is she walking yet?” when my daughter was a baby. I think the first time I heard this she was just around 8 months old! Do people really expect an 8-month old to be walking?! If so, they don’t know much about gross […]

One of my favorite mottos as a mom is “you do the best you can with the information you have available.” Being a mom means you are constantly faced with so many decisions about what is best for your baby, and let’s face it: motherhood definitely doesn’t come with an owner’s manual. My goal is […]

There are not many things that are more overwhelming than registering for baby items. Especially as a first-time mom, it is almost impossible to know what items you actually need – much less which style, brand, color, etc is the best. I can’t share expertise on every single baby item out there, but what I […]

Okay, so Cloth Diapers don’t really have anything to do with gross motor skills, and I’m definitely no expert. But, we have been cloth diapering for over a year and we absolutely love it! I get asked questions all the time, so I thought “why not post the information here for the whole internet to […]

Sensory processing is an important part of your child’s development because it helps her learn how to process and understand the world around her and how her body relates to her environment. Sensory play can also be very FUN! But, let’s take a minute to go over a few ground rules for sensory play: We […]

If you have a toddler it is not news to you that they are BUSY and need pretty much constant entertainment! Now that spring is finally here and summer is right around the corner, the outside world offers plenty of exploration and entertainment for those little busybodies. But, what about those rainy, dreary spring days […]

Baby-wearing is a popular trend and can certainly come in handy for a baby that loves to be snuggled or for mamas who have other kids running around. It is also a wonderful alternative to tummy time and a position to use to help prevent Flat Head Syndrome. But, there are SOOOOO many different carriers […]

What is Flat Head Syndrome and why does it occur? Flat Head Syndrome (known medically as plagiocephaly or brachycephaly) is just like it sounds. It is when a flat spot develops on the back or side of a baby’s head. Flat Head Syndrome is very common among babies. The American Academy of Pediatrics reports that […]

Flat Head Syndrome, also known as brachycephaly or plagiocephaly,  is one of the most common issues affecting babies – the incidence is estimated to be almost 50% of infants 7-12 weeks. The great news is that there are things you can do to prevent Flat Head Syndrome that are easy and don’t take much effort!  […]