Kindergarten Has Changed Today, five-year-olds are held to much higher expectations than you can imagine. There are rigorous standards, longer school days, more standardized testing, larger class sizes, and less recess and free time than kindergarten students in history have ever had. There’s a huge emphasis on academic achievement and not much time allotted for… Read More Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten? Get Real Advice from Real Teachers
When you become a parent, everyone is eager to offer their opinion on everything related to your children. From feeding to sleeping and playing to disciplining, it becomes difficult to filter out what’s useful for you (and what isn’t). Erica from Inner Parents is here to share 5 pieces of the worst advice you’ll hear… Read More 5 Pieces of the Worst Advice We’ve Heard For Parenting
What is Baby-Led Weaning? Baby-led weaning is encouraging your baby to feed themselves meals and snacks the family is eating. People who exclusively practice baby-led weaning omit purees and never spoonfeed their babies. So instead of cracking open a jar of liquidized pears, slices of fresh fruit are put in front of Baby and he puts… Read More Baby-Led Weaning: Is it Right for You?
I must admit that I am a bit of a germophobe mom. I realize that germs are literally everywhere and aren’t always a bad thing, but I become extra vigilant when we’re in public places or around large groups of people. I’m one of those people who only hovers, never sits, on a public toilet seat.… Read More Diaper Bag Essentials for the Germophobe Mom
This is a guest post by my beautiful friend, Molly. She stopped by to share a hilarious experience with her husband and one-year-old son as well as a few bathtub hacks to make your life a little easier! It finally happened. I knew it would eventually, I just didn’t know when. And it was everything… Read More Bathtub Hacks and a Bath Surprise!
We’re obsessed with these adorable headbands from ZerotoTwo! I’m always on the hunt for cute clothes and accessories for my girls so we were beyond excited when these matching headbands arrived for Goose and Belly! Isn’t this a pretty print? I received free products from ZerotoTwo in exchange for a review. All statements reflect my… Read More ZerotoTwo Headband Review
If you’re newly pregnant, congratulations! There’s so much to look forward to! Fingers crossed you don’t get morning sickness. But in case you do, I made a list of ways to help you manage it while you work. I’m not sure why it’s still called “morning sickness” because that is a dang lie. During my… Read More How to Manage Morning Sickness at Work
I was recently inspired to only say yes to my children. Have you ever tried that? I came across a Buzzfeed video where this mom decided to only say yes to her kids for an entire week. Whatever they asked for, she delivered. Spaghetti tacos? Dinner picnic at the park? Spontaneous take your kids to work day? Yes,… Read More What If You Could Only Say Yes for One Day?
The way babies learn is through play! They touch, taste, experiment, and take in their environment by interacting and having fun. In case you’re not sure where to start with your baby or need a couple of fresh ideas, I’m sharing some of my baby’s favorite toys and activities today! My youngest daughter is six… Read More Baby’s Favorite Toys and Activities
Disney did it again! Moana is a HUGE hit in our home! Like my little one, I’m sure your child has Moana presents high on their birthday or holiday wishlist. I’ve put together this Moana gift guide to make your shopping a little less complicated. I love Moana because she’s not your typical Disney princess.… Read More Moana Gift Guide