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Self-Care: 6 Crafts To Incorporate In Your Routine

I love a good book, but carving out time to read a physical book isn’t high on my priorities. I prefer listening to audiobooks during my work commute! Bubble baths bore me. If my nails are clipped and my hair is clean I consider that a good day. I’m too much of an introvert to be energized by “going out”. So I had to ask myself, “What does Self-Care look like to me?”

Toy Timeout Box

Toy Timeout Box: Easy Parenting Craft

A Toy Timeout Box is exactly as it sounds, a box I put toys in when Roo misbehaves. It sits in an out of reach place that is still visible as a reminder to act better for the rest of the day. The next morning…

sad pacifier

Pacifier Weaning: 3 Ways to Make it Easier

It was time for pacifier weaning. The Paci had to go. We were all dreading it. Me most of all. But I set the cut off to 3 years old and I was determined to stick with it…The important thing to remember is this did not happen all of a sudden. I spent at least three months preparing my daughter for the separation…

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Back To School Organization Tips: My Bullet Journal Example

Each item is color coded with tabs so I can flip to them easily. The post it notes and banners have been used for information that changes. For example, my cleaning schedule includes when I last did things like bathed the dog or changed the sheets. The post it banner holds that date and can be replaced when I do it next.

I’m having a blast staying organized with all aspects of my life in one little bundle! Back to school was a perfect time for me to begin this.

Story Stones and Rock Painting Tutorial

Have you heard of Story Stones? They’ve been popping up in my Pinterest for a while now. I love that it promotes imaginative play and early literacy! So, during our quick trip to visit family, I insisted we make a stop at a river. Roo …

Marbled Milk Paper Project

  This project was almost soothing for me and kept Roo entertained for awhile. Be warned! It is a very messy activity and can get out of hand quickly. Have lots of towels and rags close by and don’t do this before any important events! …

Calming Activites for Little Hands

It’s hot outside, and Roo has been bouncing off the walls (and couch, and beds…) I’ve been trying to find ways to calm and focus her as well as giving her opportunities to release all that energy. We have playdates, play in her little pool, …