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Encouraging A Love Of Letters In A 1 Year Old

Our 17 month old son Roman is a BIG fan of the alphabet. He’s particularly fond of the letter O, which he happily exclaims every time he sees a circle. He also knows A, C, R, M, B, I, and sometimes, L and E. He has a few things that we think have encouraged this […]


Things That Go: Toddler Vehicle Reviews

I think I’ve alluded to the fact that the Trikester has a lot of energy. The kid loves to jump, climb, and run. As early as his first birthday, the “things that go” category of presents started showing up in full force. Now, at 26 months, he’s amassed a mini-garage of vehicles. To be honest, […]


Destination: Cabbage Patch Babyland General Hospital

After I discovered we were moving back to Georgia, and this time with a little one in tow, I started looking for places we could travel around the area. On our way up to Gatlinburg, Tennessee, I saw a sign for the Cabbage Patch Babyland General Hospital, located up in Cleveland, GA. Yup. A Cabbage […]

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No-Sew Snowman Washcloth Puppet

When January comes, I think snowmen. There’s hardly a dusting here right now, but this is the time I start thinking that I should see snow people around, far more than I do at Christmas! However, even if I like these chilly creations, I would prefer to stay warm and comfortable while making a snowman. […]


10 Math Toys for Pre-Schoolers

Drake has always liked numbers, counting and now adding and subtracting. These skills are obviously important as he grows, and I’m glad that he has a keen interest in numbers and math at his young age (since clearly he didn’t inherit these traits from his mom). I want him to see math and learning as […]

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Vintage Toys for the Holidays

As a first time mom, I have no idea what to get my son for his first Christmas. I’ve spent hours walking up and down the aisles at Babies R Us and Target and been lost in the black hole that is Amazon.com. Though I don’t pretend to know what is cool and hip for […]

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Want, Need, Wear, Read – What the Bees are Getting Their Kids for Christmas

Christmas is less than 2 weeks away (I have my shopping just about done), so today the bloggers are sharing what they’re gifting their little ones — something they want, something they need, something to wear, and something to read! Mrs. Garland – 11 Months Want: Jackson loves playing with the walker at daycare, but […]

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