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BABY NAMES INSPIRED BY PICTURE BOOKS

July 22, 2017
BabyLit Board Books Classic Novels for Babies and ToddlersBaby Names inspired by Children's Picture Books

Choosing a baby name is a difficult task. A name is so important to a person's identity and you don't want to make the wrong choice. It is hard to pick a name for someone that you haven't even met yet. Baby naming is even more difficult when you are a teacher. Teachers know way too many kids and way too many names. You know the "good kids" and the "bad kids" and you DON'T want to pick a bad…

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FIRST STEPS WITH FRESHLY PICKED MOCCS +GIVEAWAY

July 1, 2017
freshly picked moccasins giveaway + review mom blog

Our little man is on the move! Teddy took his first real steps on Father's Day and now he can walk all the way across the lawn. The timing was perfect because he was able to walk around at his first birthday party and play with his friends. It used to be hard for him to play outside as a crawler because the blacktop was too hot and rough on his knees, and he didn't like crawling through grass. Now…

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Party Animal First Birthday Party

June 29, 2017
Party Animal Funfetti Cake First Birthday

I cannot believe my little baby just turned one year old! I really stressed about finding the perfect theme for Teddy’s first birthday party. Since I had Teddy I always pictured us having a “Baby Bear” themed outdoorsy party for him, but as we got closer to his birthday it seemed like every single person on Instagram was having a “Wild One” woodland theme party. I wanted to do something more unique, but still involved bears somehow because we call…

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CHILDREN’S PICTURE BOOKS ABOUT GARDENING

June 19, 2017
garden themed children's books, flowers and vegetables

One of my favorite things to do in the summer is seeing my plants and gardens grow. Teddy loves being outside. It relaxes him, entertains him, gives him a little dose of Vitamin D, but on of the best parts is the opportunity for sensory learning experiences. There are so many colors, textures, smells, tastes and sounds you can hear in the garden. Teddy loves to point at the flowers and I will tell him what color it is and…

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SMILE BRILLIANT REVIEW + GIVEAWAY

June 13, 2017

Taking care of another human is exhausting. It’s hard to find the time to take care of yourself. From the time I wake up am woken up, until about 8PM my day revolves around Teddy. I make sure he is clean, clothed and fed. I go un-showered, in the same leggings and T-shirt I wore to bed and if I am lucky my breakfast is a cup of coffee and whatever slimy piece of cheese or fruit is leftover from Teddy’s tray. I’m not…

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