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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 [...]


10 Gifts for Your Little Music Lover

I think it's pretty common for little kids to enjoy music, but Juliet takes it to another level. Since she was able to pull to stand Juliet has been dancing her way into our hearts. She loves to shake and move at any sound, whether it be you singing, to Drake's marching band (eg him [...]


Puzzles for Every Age

Since Drake was young we have bought him puzzles since they were a nice quiet toy for him to play with alone, while helping him with problem solving and fine motor tuning. Since Juliet's arrival we have added more puzzles to our home because both her therapists from Early Intervention talk about how good they [...]


10 Building Toys For Your Budding Engineer

Lil' CB is super into Legos lately and we're having lots of fun building just about anything he can dream up! I love Legos and other building toys because they promote STEM learning as children work on creating, structuring, and building. We have many different sets of building toys both at home and in my [...]


21 Quality Wind Instruments for toddlers and children

As Christmas draws closer and closer, I've been looking for musical instruments. Sure, everyone from Fisher Price, to Doug and Melissa, to even the fancier European wooden toy companies offer musical toys. But I'm looking at things that transcend the idea of a musical noise maker that's only good from ages 3-6. So here I begin [...]


Educational Gifts for Pre-Schoolers

Drake is at a wonderful age for learning. I have always leaned toward educational toys, but now that he is going to school and picking up things left and right as well as expressing an interest in certain topics (animals), I have been trying to look at toys tailored to meet his growing interests. This [...]

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