Painting With Feathers For Less Than $10

Well today we thought we’d go colonial style and paint… with feathers. If men and women could write letters to one another with a feather and ink for hundreds of years, why not give painting with one a try too? My daughter loved it! It was something different instead of boring old paint brushes, orContinue reading “Painting With Feathers For Less Than $10”

11 Easy Activities To Do With Your Toddler on a Rainy Day

Top: DressLily | Leggings: Nordstrom The last few days have been rainy ones here in Western New York. Normally during the summer, I dread rainy days, especially stuck in a house with a toddler who needs to be moving all day long. But something about these last few days has brought me happiness with theContinue reading “11 Easy Activities To Do With Your Toddler on a Rainy Day”

5 Reasons Why You Should Take Your Child to the National Audubon Society

During the summers my daughter and I love adventuring to new places and exploring new things. Last year was tough because she wasn’t even one, and she couldn’t do very much. This year is a whole different story. She can interact with things, play, and observe. That’s why I decided to try out our localContinue reading “5 Reasons Why You Should Take Your Child to the National Audubon Society”

9 Ways to Teach Your Kid to Love the Earth

Happy Earth Day! It took me many years to realize how precious our beautiful planet is, and how much we need to take care of it. I was never a very outdoorsy kid, and complained when I had to be outside. Flash forward to present day, and I am addicted to the fresh air, beautifulContinue reading “9 Ways to Teach Your Kid to Love the Earth”

Tips For Reading With Your Baby

One of the most important things you can do with your child is read. Read anything and everything. Read them books, read cereal boxes, read signs, read menus, read, read, read. Why read if they don’t even understand? Why try if they won’t stay seated? Sometimes it almost seems pointless with a toddler or aContinue reading “Tips For Reading With Your Baby”

20 Personalized Gifts For A One Year Old That Can Be Used For (at least a few) Years To Come

Over the last year or so I’ve been invited to first birthday parties for a few of my friends children. My daughter is also about to turn one. She’s my first born, so in all honestly I don’t know what one year olds want, need or like. I got a mermaid doll for my friend’sContinue reading “20 Personalized Gifts For A One Year Old That Can Be Used For (at least a few) Years To Come”