April 21, 2014

Screen Time for Toddlers — Is it Okay?

Toddler Tech

  Screen time for kids has always been a hot topic. Lately I’ve seen a lot of strong opinions (going both directions) on Facebook in response to a recent Huffington Post article. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that infants under the age of 2 have absolutely no exposure … [Read more...]

10 Chores your Toddler Can Do

Chores for toddlers

If there’s one thing that’s not optional in my house, it’s that everyone is expected to contribute. It doesn’t matter if you are 10 or 1, there’s a job for you around here. When we found out I was expecting twins in what was already a high-risk pregnancy, friends and neighbors rallied around us … [Read more...]

My Toddler wants to Potty Train and I’m Not Ready!

Potty Training

I realize that I'm probably at the opposite end of the spectrum on this but when it comes to potty training, I'm a fan of the later the better. Diapers are far easier for me then running through a store trying to find a bathroom while carrying a toddler who gave me 30 seconds notice that he was … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Teach your Kids to Share

Teaching kids to share

Sharing is a hot topic among parents of toddlers and preschoolers. We're experiencing life with a toddler in the house again right now so we are right in the middle of this. Sharing is not Leah's favorite thing in the world right now and if you saw my Instagram photo from the other day where she … [Read more...]

Just Say Yes! A Guide to Setting Limits with Kids


I think we can agree that children of all ages need limits. They need to know what to expect from us, and they need to know we mean what we say. But do we have to prove we mean what we say by being mean? Good news! We don’t. Say “No” by saying “Yes” Imagine for a moment your child has come to … [Read more...]