I read an infographic yesterday that said that marriages suffer the most from the time that children are in pre-primary until the first of your offspring leaves home. That’s a dismal thought, and I can’t help but think that it’s because we get caught up (and rightly so) in the lives of the little ones that … More Date Night Ideas For Parents
I recently reread this article on tantrums and thought I’d share the love. Here’s the basic gist: WHY DO KIDS HAVE TANTRUMS? Little ones don’t yet know how to receive or control their emotions. But, remember that, up until the age of about two, they likely always got what they wanted as they were totally … More Tantrums and How to Deal With Them
I love these life hack ideas for parents! Katie is one of the easiest kids in the world, but who doesn’t need some great ideas from time to time?
Ever since we started Banting, I’ve been looking for a daily or weekly menu from fellow Banters. Alas, there is very little out there. So, now that I’ve been doing it for 6 weeks and have gotten a feel for it, I want to share what we’re doing. Note that, in the first 4 weeks or … More A Day in the Life of a Banter – Menu Ideas and a Shopping List
Before I became a mom, I loved the thought of having a little someone to dress up. And, obviously, my little someone would be so enthralled by my excellent taste, they would totally succumb and walk around looking pristine and adorable. Enter Katie Bella. She has a style all her own and is not about … More Giving My Fashionista Free Reign – Why I Let My Child Dress Herself
As the final installment in this challenge, I went with something a little obtuse. Peter Pan, Tinkerbell, Captain Hook. All they wanted was eternal youth. And really, what’s changed? That’s very much what we invest time and energy into every day. So, I’ve written a quick A to Z of Eternal Youth. These are just … More DIY Blog Challenge – Peter Pan and Eternal Youth
Misfits Clothing makes me want to have a baby, just so that I can dress it up in these cool babygrows / onesies and toddlers tees. It is a the brainchild of Vicki Le Gras. This is her story: I’m a 37-year old stay-at-home mom of two toddlers; Jordan (aged 3) and Alex (21 months). … More Product Feature – Misfits Clothing
Obviously I started blogging for all the free stuff I could get. Not. I love blogging for many reasons. And, I like getting gifts as much as the next girl. But, today’s gift really touched me in the feels. My Beauty Legacy Kit from Dove arrived while I was writing about tourist attractions in my … More I Channeled My Inner Hyena