Category: Toddlers & Preschoolers

How to Create a Relaxed Toddler and Newborn Schedule

It happened, mama. I have been to the pinnacle of motherhood and back. There I sat, hunched over on a stool outside the bathroom door. The scene looked familiar… a story for my son as he sat on the potty. But this time something was different. Oh that’s right! My merely four-day-old baby was nursing away as I regaled her and big brother with the tale of David and the giant. My whole body groaned from the recent strain of labor. The baby fussed. Yet I sensed that my older son really needed a story from his mama that...

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Quiet Time for Kids: How I Switched My Preschooler from Naptime to Quiet Time

  Here’s the thing no one tells you when you become a mama…Parenting is all about stages, right? Some things work great for a week, a few months, or even years. And then, suddenly, everything turns upside down! Naptime and quiet time for kids is no exception. This holds so true in the area of sleep. It never fails. Just when we seem to have hit a rhythm with my son’s sleep habits and schedule; a growth spurt, a tummy ache, or a slightly off schedule throws his sleep into haywire mode. So here’s the truth: Change is just...

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10 Summer Outdoor Toys under $20 to Get Your Kids Outside

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. I only recommend products I know you’ll love! Summer is here! What are your plans to keep the kids busy? In the summer heat, it’s so easy to let your kids sit around inside and lay on the couch all day. But this summer can be different, mama! Here’s what you need to do…get those kids outside! It’s easier than you think, just pack the up some water bottles, sunscreen, and bug spray, then grab a few of these awesome toys to get them outside in no time! All the toys in this...

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5 Steps to take the Overwhelm out of Homeschool Preschool

Is teaching your little ones at home feeling like an overwhelming task? Maybe you feel like you’re just not qualified for homeschool preschool, or maybe you have no idea where to start! Let me tell you, mama. It doesn’t have to be that way. You can teach your child at home and keep your sanity, too. I promise! Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links, which means I’ll earn a commission if you choose to purchase products through my link. However, I only recommend products I know and love! Today, I’m sharing five simple steps to taking the overwhelm out...

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Magnetic Tiles Ideas to Practice Patterns with Toddlers and Preschoolers

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links, which means I’ll receive a small commission at no cost to you if you purchase through my link. However, I only recommend products I know and love! Has your little one discovered magnetic tiles yet? We bought my son his first set of magnetic tiles two years ago, and he is still obsessed with them! At our house, we have the Picasso Tiles brand, and my son absolutely loves them. They are durable and strong, and stand up to a lot of tough toddler and preschooler play. It’s been two years and the magnets...

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Easy Quesadilla for Kids’ Lunches

This post was sponsored by Fresh From Florida as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central, however all opinions expressed are my own.  As a mom, we have a lot on our plates. We’re constantly thinking about how to provide the best for our kids to keep them healthy and strong. Are they getting enough sleep? Enough outside play? And don’t even start on what they eat, right? Providing healthy, fresh foods is one of the best things we can do for our kids. But in this day and age, doesn’t it seem to get more and more...

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Must-Read Advice from Expert Homeschool Preschool Mamas

This post is part of my Homeschool Preschool 101 Series, where I share everything you need to know to make homeschool preschool work for you and your child! In this series, you’ll learn… How We do Super-Relaxed Homeschool Preschool 10 Tips to Limit Screen-Time for Good! Kindergarten Readiness: What does my Preschooler Really Need to Know? Must-Read Advice from Expert Homeschool Preschool Mamas Hey there! Be sure to pin the image below for later! Disclaimer: This post contains some affiliate links. Of course, I only recommend products I know and love! One of the wonderful things about homeschool preschool...

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Preschool Easter Egg Number Hunt (+ Free Printable!)

Around here, we like to keep it simple. Our homeschool preschool is super relaxed, and I like to keep it that way! Our best learning happens through real play and everyday life lessons. Want a peek inside our super-relaxed homeschool preschool routines? Read this in-depth post for all the details! Spring is in the air, there’s a feeling of celebration, and our backyard is just bursting with an invitation to come out and play. My little guy loves running around our backyard, stretching his legs, and getting all those wiggles out. But Easter calls for a little something special, right?...

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Kindergarten Readiness: What Does my Preschooler Really Need to Know?

This post is part of my Homeschool Preschool 101 Series, where I share everything you need to know to make homeschool preschool work for you and your child! In this series, you’ll learn… How We do Super-Relaxed Homeschool Preschool 10 Tips to Limit Screen-Time for Good! Kindergarten Readiness: What does my Preschooler Really Need to Know? Must-Read Advice from Expert Homeschool Preschool Mamas Hey there! Be sure to pin the image below for later! Disclaimer: This post contains some affiliate links. Of course, I only recommend products I know and love! I’ll be honest. Even with my teaching degrees...

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10 Simple Steps to Limit Screen Time For Good!

This post is part of my Homeschool Preschool 101 Series, where I share everything you need to know to make homeschool preschool work for you and your child! In this series, you’ll learn… How We do Super-Relaxed Homeschool Preschool 10 Tips to Limit Screen-Time for Good! Kindergarten Readiness: What does my Preschooler Really Need to Know? Must-Read Advice from Expert Homeschool Preschool Mamas Psst… I share a lot of tips in this post! Be sure to pin the image below for later if you don’t have time to read it all now. Disclaimer: This post contains some affiliate links....

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