10 Reasons You Need a Bottle of Vetiver Essential Oil

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Highly underrated and often overlooked, Vetiver essential oil is a household favorite. We don’t hear about Vetiver very often, but it is truly is a blessing in a bottle, especially for kiddos who need a little extra help calming down. Essential oils that help with peace and calm in the house are definitely some of my […]

This 5-Minute Mom Hack Will Makeover Your Kid’s Morning Routine

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Does this morning routine sound familiar? “It’s time to get up.” “Come on I need you to start moving.” “Please get up and go to the bathroom.” “Alright it’s really time to wake up now otherwise we will be late.” This is how just about every morning waking up for Kindergarten went for my kiddo. Our […]

Raising Toddlers: Activities That Help Toddlers Talk

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As parents it can be frustrating if our toddler isn’t talking by the time they are supposed to. This typically occurs between the 18-24 month age range but can often occur later. Many parents have enjoyed that newborn baby stage and are ready to hear what their child has to say. Yet, toddlers usually talk […]

Five Ways to Encourage Creative Play in Your Preschooler

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This article on creative play is written on behalf on Dilly’s Treehouse, a company with a goal to inspire ALL young children to learn and discover through active play and investigation. Check out our review of their boxes, which includes a short unboxing video and a look into what they have to offer young children. *This post […]

Gently Parent Your Toddler Toward a Positive Playdate

Tips for avoiding playdate drama with toddlers and preschoolers! Gently parent your way toward a positive playdate.

“That’s my toy!” Sound familiar? Hoping for a positive playdate at your house? ‘Play dates’ are kind of a thing. When I was young, I don’t remember such a ‘thing’ existing, you just went over to someone’s house and played. At the end of the day, it’s all the same. Play dates provide with ample social […]

Books about Optimism for Kids

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Teaching kids to be optimistic is possible, but simple telling them to do so won’t just work. There are many different ways we can teach optimism and positive thinking to kids, from using positive language and avoiding negative quips. Additionally reading books about optimism and the power of a positive outlook can really help kids see […]