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  • A Quick Disney Guide for Toddlers

    This post is catered towards walking 1,2 and 3 year olds and their parents who want a quick overview of things, and don’t have time to go in-depth. The guide is…

  • Creating a Green Playroom: Non-toxic Play Tents

    I have been slowly but surely designing and adding to Lexi’s playroom over the past year making it into a comfortable space that is also non-toxic. As always, the last part…

  • Sun and Fun: Konfidence

    Third post in the Sun and Fun series! For the other posts, go here: Submarine Kids Petit Crabe   KONFIDENCE I have mentioned Konfidence in passing, but I never really dedicated a whole…

  • Reader Question: Toddler Emotions and Tantrums

    I’ve been getting some questions over email and I normally don’t have time to answer non-urgent emails, so I thought I could kill two birds with one stone if I answer…

  • Sun and Fun : Petit Crabe

    Second post in the Sun and Fun series! For the other posts, go here: Submarine Kids Konfidence Petit Crabe is another one of those discoveries that I am super proud of 🙂…

  • Where was this 2 years ago????

    Ok, THIS is worth reposting! Oh how I wish I knew about baby hammocks when Alexis was born. Something tells me that is EXACTLY what she needed as a baby and I…

  • Sun and Fun: Submarine Kids

    I am super excited about getting this series started. Aside from the fact that we live in Florida with eternal sunshine, UV rays, SPF, UPF and swimsuits, I am just really…

  • 2nd Birthday Party Outfits: Swan Lake

    So I have a lot of photos from Lexitwin birthday party. In order to share some of them, I decided to break the posts down into parts, just like before. You…

  • What is Gentle Parenting?

      There is a lot of misunderstanding surrounding what is called “gentle parenting” or “child-led parenting” so I thought I’d clear it up a bit.…

  • Outdoor Painting

    About two months ago, I decided to explore the idea of painting on a bigger canvas than a notepad. I brought out a big roll of paper, Crayola washable tempera paints…

  • Custom Books

    I have been really digging making custom books for Lexi and seeing her response to them.   Since at this age, their world revolves around their own self, it’s helpful to show…

  • Want to be a part of Daily Mom?

    As I mentioned earlier on Facebook, we are ready to expand at Daily Mom, which means adding new team members and contributors. If you read Daily Mom and would like to be…

  • Stuff Lexi says: 24-27 months

    Right now has got to be the cutest age for talking. I know they get more complex and say even funnier things, but the cuteness probably overloads right at around 2-2.5…

  • RIDING A ROLLERCOASTER – WEEK 7 of 52 Weeks of Experiences

    If you haven’t joined our 52 Weeks of Toddler/Preschooler Experiences and explored all the ways you can have fun together, check out this post and then this post. WEEK 7 – RIDING A ROLLERCOASTER To see all…

  • Morning and Evening Bike Rides

    A while ago when Lexi was 1.5 years old, we decided that it was time to start biking as a family. Prior to that time, we weren’t so sure that Lexi…

  • Can we take a moment?

    Can we take a moment and appreciate the change in these two photos, taken almost precisely a year apart? How could she be so big? How can a simple year make such…

  • Toddler Gymnastics in Pictures

    I wrote about all the activities that Lexi participates in and one of her absolute favorite ones is gymnastics. There is open gym twice a week and an organized toddler tumble…