Parenting is hard and unpredictable. Throw in some pregnancy hormones and sheer exhaustion and parenting become unbearable. And we are struggling with our son right now. HOWEVER. There’s some hope. There’s a lot of good in this house. When something’s not going right in my life, I’m unable to sit back and let things unfold.… Continue reading There’s actually so much good.
These past few weeks have been filled with exhaustion. Besides being 21 weeks pregnant, my son is – so challenging. He really, really is. I wrote this post right after he had a massive meltdown when my husband wasn’t here to help me. That was weeks ago. He’s thrown that same fit many times since. It’s… Continue reading I’ve lost my parenting mojo.
I love to blog about kid activities and I’ve been a bit quiet this past week because I’m finishing up an awesome gift for my twins for Easter. One that the tutorial informed me would take an hour, and because I’m not crafty, is actually taking me a solid week, working on them every night. SO,… Continue reading Pinterest fail Easter activities 🙂
In the last week or so, we’ve been in full Easter egg mode. These eggs are such versatile toys – you can use them for so many activities and games for babies, toddlers, or preschoolers. We use them year round, though I’ve put together six activities in particular that are free (assuming you have the… Continue reading Simple Easter Egg Games, Part 2
As you know, I’m all about the cheap and easy around here. I need activities that don’t cost much money to create, because the twins go through activities every hour and I’m not that rich. But I also need activities that don’t cost too much of my time, because I’m working full-time and I don’t… Continue reading Simple Easter Egg Games, Part 1
My twins are just old enough to finally realize how awesome being outside is, and whenever we do go out and play, they’re always devastated to have to come back in the house. I knew this activity would certainly make the twins’ day. We made snow ice cream! For those who know me – yes, I don’t… Continue reading Quick and easy snow ice cream!
This St. Patrick’s Day-themed bin was a result of what happens when you need an activity pronto that takes less than a minute or two to set up and will keep toddlers occupied for at least a half hour. I find myself scouring Pinterest and other blogs often for ideas on what we could do… Continue reading The Cheapest, Simplest Sensory Bin Ever