Gift Ideas for a Natural Minimalist Toybox

Gift Ideas for a Natural Minimalist Toybox

Over time, I have developed a funny rule when it comes to my kids’ toys. It might look a bit different than what we’ve grown used to in many other households. Though, it isn’t until an outside observer notices these eccentricities that I realize, ya, we’re weeeird! So, ya. I only give my kids two relatively small baskets of toys.

Goddess Garden Sunscreen Review

Thanks to Green Sisterhood for sponsoring this Goddess Garden Sunscreen Review and to Goddess Garden for providing their sunscreen for me to try. All opinions are my own. I love the way that becoming parents often inspires us to greener and healthier living. Changes...

Easy Independent Toddler Activities

Keep your busy toddler occupied, without TV, with these independent toddler activities. Here’s a little day in my life when my baby girl was about 4 months old, and my toddler was not quite 2 1/2. It all started out with me leaving the room to change...
11 Ways to Help Toddlers Sleep Through the Night

11 Ways to Help Toddlers Sleep Through the Night

At long last, our toddler started sleeping through the night on a consistent basis. We tried absolutely everything to help him of the course of our long journey in pursuit of sleep. If you’re struggling with total exhaustion, desperate to help your toddler sleep, here are all the details of how we finally got there!

Boba Carrier 4G Review

Boba Carrier 4G Review

A note from Shannon: I received a Boba Carrier 3G and a Boba Carrier 4G to review for this post. All opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links. I love babywearing! I LOVE IT! Feeling the weight of my baby warm against my chest. Safe, secure, and often...

Confessions of a Cloth Diaper Convert Review

I hope you’re out enjoying some beautiful weather, good food, and happy times with family this weekend, so I will keep this quick. I wanted to take the opportunity to share with you a fantastic resource on cloth diapering. When I was pregnant with BabyE, I spent...

4 Potty Training Tips

Ever since I used the book Oh Crap Potty Training by Jaime Glowaki to potty train my 20 month old, I’ve been getting tons of potty training questions. The most common reaction I get is actually just shock that yes my 20 month old is potty trained, yes even at...

DIY Baby Memory Book Ideas Blurb Review

I’ve just finished BabyE’s first year baby book, and I just couldn’t wait to share it with you! (Yes, I know, he is already almost 22 months old!) It is kind of a cross between a photo album and one of those fill-in-the-blank baby books. It has all...
How I Potty Trained my 20 Month Old Boy

How I Potty Trained my 20 Month Old Boy

After reading about the first day of potty training, I knew that it would be intense. The idea is to completely ditch the diapers and let your little run around in the buff all day while you watch them intensely to see when they start to potty. I’d have to be prepared if I was really going to watch my little one that closely. Here’s what I did to prepare. Actually, it wouldn’t have gotten done at all except that DH really did most of it for me while I was getting the toddler to bed after a long exhausting day.

Amber Teething Necklace Review

Teething is the worst isn’t it? There are so many amazing things about the way creation works, but human babies getting their teeth is one of the few that just doesn’t seem to work very well. Pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding are an orchestra of miracles...

Letters to Littles {21 months}

Dear 21 month old BabyE, It has now been 3 months since I wrote you a letter. You have changed and learned so much in that time! I will do my best to capture some fraction of the special moments and cuteness that fill your everyday. This morning after breakfast we...

Little Monsters Diapers Pocket Diaper Review

Little Monsters Pocket Diaper The very best time of year is coming soon! Warmer days mean sweet little baby legs can be left sticking out of cute cloth diapers. Of course, my favorite part and my primary motivation for using cloth diapers is saving money so that I can...

First Bites Review

First Bites is an eBook all about nourishing your baby during his first years of life. The book covers breastfeeding newborns all the way up through starting solids and feeding toddlers. Hilary shares her extensive research with grace. Even though I consider myself...

Letters to Littles {18 Months}

Dear 18 month BabyE, You are doing everything and doing everything more. You aren’t just walking but running. Not just talking, but yelling. You spin in circles, climb, and jump. You have also started playing make believe. You cook up some food in your sand pail...

One Year of Babywearing

When did I first start babywearing? What’s my favorite carrier? And what’s the strangest thing I’ve done while babywearing? You’ll find the answers to all these questions and more as I share my babywearing experience on A Little Bit of All of...

Letters to Littles {16 months}

Dear 16 month BabyE, You are currently standing on one of the dining room chairs in the middle of the living room. At least there on your island you can’t reach anything or climb onto anything. This climbing thing is yet another one of those childhood...

Letter to Littles {14 months}

14 month old BabyE Dear 14 month BabyE,  Oh what a delightful companion you make for me each day. You have quite the sense of humor, wrinkling your nose and throwing your head back whenever something is so funny. When you are really excited, you tense your shoulders,...

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