Our family LOVES books! In fact, we have more books than we know what to do with. We actually rotate our books out every few weeks – that way we never get tired of our collection! Some of our very favorite books are Usborne Books! These are heirloom quality books that cater to so many […]

Marketing companies are B R I L L I A N T. They have a true gift for making us feel like we are better parents if we buy this product or our baby will be so much happier if we have that gadget! They even have handy little “recommended” ages for each of these […]

Who here has been personally victimized by a baby who rolls to his tummy in the crib and then screams because she can’t roll back over? This is so common, but never fear! First let me just put your mind at ease….THIS. IS. A. PHASE! I promise it will get better. So many of us […]

Crawling is a hard skill that requires so much strength, coordination and energy. As with any motor skill, it can take some time for your baby to learn the motor pattern of turning on the correct muscles at the appropriate time to crawl forward. We often see super motivated babies scooting backwards first on their […]

Are new shoes on your back-to-school clothes shopping list? I know how overwhelming it can be to shop for news and try to sift through so many different styles trying to decide which are best for your kids. I hope that this simple shoe guide will help make your shoe shopping less stressful. This list […]

Open-ended toys are all. the. rage. right now, and for good reason! They are great for fostering creativity and imagination in children! Open-ended toys are those that encourage children to decide how to play with a toy rather than the toy having a predetermined purpose. When kids decide how best to play with a toy, […]

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 […]