Category: General

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.…

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.…

Category: General

DIY: Valentine’s Day heart crayons

Pinterest has left me wanting to do so many fun projects. I’ve been trying to think of a cute project to give the kids at pre-school for Valentine’s Day. Candy is not an option and I needed something that was gender neutral.…

Category: Family

What to do with a picky eater?

I know a lot of us have really picky eaters. This is the one area of parenting that I have finally given up on. I go with the “she’ll eat when she’s hungry” route. Honestly? This kills me and drives me nuts.…