Your Kids

10 Ideas for Lunch for Picky Toddlers (that they will actually eat!)

Let’s face it: most toddlers are picky as hell.   I can’t tell you how many times I’ve made lunch or dinner for my daughter only to have her barely pick at it, push it away, and say “all done!” when she clearly needed to eat more.   I hated doing it, but like many parents, I would give in and just …

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How to Survive the 2 Year Old Sleep Regression Like a Pro

You may have thought your little one’s sleeping problems were behind you. Waking up with a newborn guzzler is no joke, but now your bug-eyed toddler seems to be going through the dreaded 2 year old sleep regression. And like me, you could be waking up with a kid’s foot in your face. Although you may have thought this was the …

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7 Super Cute and Easy Valentine’s Day Crafts for Preschoolers in 2019

It’s that time of year again.  You’ve spent years dealing with Valentine’s Day with your significant other – some people love it, some people feel it’s just a Hallmark holiday excuse for buying cards and flowers. And then, eventually, your kids enter this world. And they have to do Valentine’s Day too.   I may be a little cynical at times …

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The Ultimate Guide to the Best Push Presents (2018): Gifts Ideas for Mom

If you or your wife is giving birth for the first time, you’ve probably heard of the “push present.” A push present is exactly what it sounds it like: a gift for pushing out the baby – to the woman who did all the pushing – typically given by the baby’s father.  Makes sense. Giving birth to a child isn’t …

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The 7 Best Toys for 18 Month Old Toddlers (to REALLY Keep Them Busy)

At 18 months old, your baby isn’t such a baby anymore. Suddenly, you look across the room and your little guy isn’t toddling anymore… he is running! He is getting curious and into everything. It’s getting harder and harder to keep him entertained for long periods of time with his baby toys. Finding the best toys for 18 month old …

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How to Keep Toddler in Crib (and Keep Your Sanity)

Is your toddler constantly climbing out of his crib? When my son first climbed out of his bed (at 8 months old!) and tumbled to the floor, I starting searching the internet for “how to keep toddler in crib” to save my sanity and help keep my kiddo safe! As a parent, I do not look forward to transitioning to …

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The Top 10 Best Dinosaur Toys for Kids in 2018

Tired of searching the internet for the best dinosaur toys for kids?!? We've done the legwork for you! Here are our top ten favorite dinosaur toys for kids of all ages...

Many kids go through a dinosaur phase. My son is 2, and he loves to read his favorite dinosaur book and scare the snot out of me by running around the corner roaring! If you search the internet for the best dinosaur toys, there will be pages and pages of results. For several years there wasn’t much happening on the …

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Is Watching TV ACTUALLY Bad for Toddlers? What You Need to Know

I’m guilty. Even after hearing everyone tell me about how bad “screen time” is, I still let my not-quite-2-year-old daughter watch TV. I instinctively know it isn’t good, but sometimes it just fits so perfectly into your day. You’re trying to get something done.  They want to be entertained. And there’s this magical box (okay, we’re not in the 90’s anymore …

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Best Baby Gates for Stairs in 2018 (to keep your little one SAFE)

When you find yourself expecting and the shock/excitement/oh-crap-I’m-having-a-baby emotions start to wear off a little, you will likely find yourself looking up to find all the baby “unfriendly” areas of your home. Wall outlets, table corners, toilet seats, and… stairs. Keeping kids safe around stairs requires the best baby gates for stairs – but which one actually is the best?!? …

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