Birthday Parties · Holidays & Crafts

Three-Rex Birthday Party

I still can’t believe my baby is three!! We are all still recuperating from Hank’s big Three-Rex birthday bash; boy did we have fun. It was a Dino-lovers dream come true and it filled this mama with so much joy watching his excitement throughout the day. If any of you are searching for a 3-year-old… Continue reading Three-Rex Birthday Party

Holidays & Crafts

Easter Basket Ideas (2-year-old boy)

I have just as much fun putting together Hank’s Easter basket as I do for the twins. The majority of the items in them are the same, or very similar, and I have a blast trying to coordinate them. Here is a quick look at what my little boy is getting in his basket this… Continue reading Easter Basket Ideas (2-year-old boy)

Health & Lifestyle · Mothering

Lessons & Blessings Learned During My First Year Working From Home

I have been working from home full time for a year now. That is something I never thought I would say. Prior to this journey there were times I thought I would love to be a stay at home mom, but living solely on a teacher’s salary did not allow for that. I’d also thought… Continue reading Lessons & Blessings Learned During My First Year Working From Home

mom hack · Mothering · toddlers · twins

Potty Training: The Methods and The Madness

Here we go again! It’s ironic that the week after my Toledo Moms blog post on potty training went live, my two-year-old son, Hank, started showing interest in using the toilet! I was ignorantly basking in the bliss of not having to clean up accidents and continuously ushering the twins to the bathroom when Hank… Continue reading Potty Training: The Methods and The Madness

diy · Holidays & Crafts · Mothering · toddlers

Two the Moon Birthday Party

We had Hank's second birthday party recently and I am absolutely in love how the theme and decor turned out. Seeing as though we are amidst a pandemic, we weren't able to have the big celebration that I would normally plan (if you know me, you know I love to host a party) but that… Continue reading Two the Moon Birthday Party

Health & Lifestyle · Mothering · toddlers

Going For the Gold – Indoor Olympics

It’s COVID-19 quarantine day 957 (at least that’s what it feels like). You’ve watched Frozen 2 more times than you can count and you have taken to calling your children Elsa and Sven. The air is crisp so you’re still stuck inside, extracurriculars have been canceled and you are really starting to miss your kids’… Continue reading Going For the Gold – Indoor Olympics

diy · Holidays & Crafts · Mothering

Leprechaun Trap DIY

On St. Patrick's Day eve, a leprechaun visits our household to hid his pot of gold, leave treats for the kids and make mischief for mom and dad to clean up. He is super sneaky and none of us can ever seem to catch a glimpse of him; no matter how hard we might try!… Continue reading Leprechaun Trap DIY

Holidays & Crafts · Mothering

Hole in ONE first birthday par-tee!

Now that the chaos has died down and my house is cleaned up (for the most part; we still have a semi-deflated balloon arch hanging on the porch and unopened toys strewn around the house) it is time to share the inspiration behind Hank’s golf-themed first birthday party! The golf theme came courtesy of my… Continue reading Hole in ONE first birthday par-tee!

Mothering · toddlers · twins

10 Tips For Taking Toddlers To the Movies

We took the twins to their first movie this past weekend, as it was something to do on a rain-filled Memorial Day Weekend Sunday. I had been looking forward to this adventure since I first got pregnant, and it actually went better than than I thought (Nick would probably tell you otherwise); although we did… Continue reading 10 Tips For Taking Toddlers To the Movies

Holidays & Crafts

Easter basket ideas for infants and toddlers

I love Easter for many reasons. First, being that the weather is usually starting to warm up. I also love all the activities that come along with Easter; like going to church, visiting the Easter Bunny, coloring Easter eggs, parades and egg hunts! I also really love candy. But what I love most of all… Continue reading Easter basket ideas for infants and toddlers