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Entering the World of Boosters!

I cannot believe how fast my little girl is growing! Years ago, I didn’t even know there were so many car seat options – bucket infant seats, convertible seats, boosters, oh my! I seriously thought you just needed ONE car seat to get you through all of childhood. Boy, was I in for a surprise! At […]

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Summer’s Must Have Sandal: The Gladiator Sandal

Summer is almost here, which means it’s just about time to brush up that pedicure and dust off those sandals. If you bought a new pair of sandals last year, you’ll probably be in good shape. But if you are like me and need a new pair, you can jump all over the must have […]


What’s On Our Bookshelf – 6 Year Old Edition

Charlie and Olive enjoy many of the same books, and I shared Olive’s current favorite books here. At 6 years of age Charlie definitely has a longer attention span, better comprehension, and broader tastes since he can read on his own, but reading books out loud are still an important part of each day for us. […]

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Adorable Rainboots and Raincoats For All Those April and May Showers!

It’s always better to be at least a little prepared for spring and summer rain than not at all (trust). Sure April is coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean the rain showers are, though it does mean a lot of that rain gear will be gone soon. Rain coats and rain boots are a […]


11 Easy Math Activities for Preschoolers

Other than counting, I didn’t know many pre-math skill activities for preschoolers. Fortunately, my family member is an Elementary Math Specialist. Below is a list of our favorite activities, fun toys and math themed books we have enjoyed over the last two years to build pre-math skills! 1) Counting with One-To-One Correspondence – This goes […]


10 storybooks for the budding nature enthusiast

“If we want children to flourish, to become truly empowered, then let us allow them to love the earth before we ask them to save it.” —David Sobel, author of Beyond Ecophobia, Reclaiming the Heart in Nature Education We live in the city, but we are always looking for ways to encourage curiosity, appreciation and […]


Best gifts for a 2 year old

I’ve been saying Baby Pencil is two for the longest time because I have a lot of friends without kids who look very confused when I say 20-something months. But now that 2 is here, it feels so bittersweet! I love how Baby Pencil’s world has just opened up because he’s smarter, more aware and more […]

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