Kindness Candy: Spread Cheer this Holiday Season and Teach Kindness

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Too often this time of year we hear stories about how poorly people can treat each other. It always amazes me that people have the audacity to say or do rude things to one another. I don’t want this post to be negative, and I do see good in people […]

Gift Guide for the Active Mind: Ages 3-6

Does your child have a mind with wheels that never seem to stop turning? I’m sure it is one of those qualities that you absolutely adore, however, you are probably constantly trying to find ways to engage them and keep them occupied in a constructive way. My 4 year old falls in this category. His mind […]

Gift Guide for Toddlers: Toys That Inspire Dramatic Play

Do your kids love to play pretend? I always feel like the 2-3 range is kind of a tough age to buy gifts for. They are quickly outgrowing the baby toys and are not quite big enough for some of the smaller piece toys or those that are catered for a more mature attention span. […]

Christmas Bucket List with FREE Printable

Thanksgiving is over which means that Christmas is in FULL swing in our house and on the blog! We will only be home for 2 weeks before going out to California to celebrate with my family. That gives us A LOT to do in a short amount of time! We are getting ready to do […]

DIY Gratitude Jar: Upcycled, Kid-Made & SIMPLE

  This gratitude jar is incredibly simple to make at home! My kids love doing anything that requires glue and a paintbrush, so this was right up our alley. We are doing a month of gratitude, where I have come up with a series of daily activities to encourage gratitude and kindness in my kids! This was […]

A Month of Gratitude with Kids: Teach Kindness, Love, and Thanks

Holy moly. Halloween is over, Thanksgiving is near, and Christmas is right around the corner. It’s been a whirlwind of a month over here with what seems like a thousand Halloween celebrations and a pretty major trip to Disney World. We are incredibly blessed to be able to travel as a family and provide for […]

5 Ways to Encourage Unstructured Play in Kids

Play is SO important. We often appreciate how much enjoyment kids receive from playing with their peers or their favorite toy, however, we often overlook the power of play. While kids are playing, there is so much social, emotional and mental growth occurring. Through play, your kids are learning teamwork, how to share and conflict resolution […]