Category: Travel

Face painting at Disneyland

Ever since my daughter started pre-school, she’s come home with her face painted several times a month. Emma loves to have her face painted. Loves it. She would rather use her spending money on face painting than chocolate. I should be proud, but there are always a few tears when the paint starts to wear off after a really long day. The great thing about the Disney face painters is that they’ll paint whatever you ask for.…

Category: Travel

Toddler friendly rides at Disneyland

If you’re headed to Disneyland with young kids, you’ll have a great time. We were worried the first couple of times we went. We weren’t sure if there’d be enough to do with our toddler. We were pleasantly surprised at how many things we were able to do with young kids.…

Category: Crafts

Kid-friendly Christmas crafts: O Button Tree

Finished button tree

As a kid, I remember a decorative Christmas tree that my grandmother and mother made together. I have always loved that tree. It has buttons and costume jewelry in the shape of a tree. I am lucky to have that tree in my home now, and I put it out every Christmas. Emma loves the tree, and wanted to make one.…

Category: Family

When your child can finally see…

At Emma’s four year well-check, she didn’t do very well with her eye exam. I thought it might be the time of day, she was tired. We went ahead and made an appointment with our pediatric optometrist, just to be safe.…