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    Matching Family Christmas Pajamas

    Matching Family Christmas Pajamas. Now, that Halloween is over, it is time to hop to Christmas, right? Ever since having kids, I have wanted to make Christmas time as magical as I remembered it growing up. This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may make a small commission on purchases related to my link at no extra charge to you. My boys love pajamas and even better when they can match together for bedtime. So, finding a good set of matching Christmas pajamas is a must for every year. Here is a roundup of some great options so you are comfy and matching on Christmas morning. Matching Family…

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    Halloween Activities for Toddlers

    Halloween activities for toddlers. My favorite time of year is here. The cool brisk air, sweater weather, fall colors, pumpkin patch, and HALLOWEEN! Yay 2020! The awful year of covid and uncertainty. And covid isn’t slowing down. Most places have canceled trick or treating. So, what does that mean for our kiddos? This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may make a small commission on purchases related to my link at no extra charge to you. Trick or Treating is such a fun activity for kids of all ages. They are able to get dressed up as their favorite character, animal, or whatever they would like to be.…

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    Letter to My Toddler Son

    My letter to my toddler son. Emmitt just turned two. TWO! My little baby is now officially a toddler. (I know most consider toddler years between 1-3, but I was still holding onto the baby years). Don’t get me wrong I love the toddler years. To watch them grow and learn and become more independent. But I also loved those little cuddly baby years where they needed you all of the time. I want to remember these precious years that are so beneficial but fly by so very fast. Related: Not So Terrible Twos Letter to my Toddler Son Dear Little Man Two whole years you have been in our…

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    10 Fall Outdoor Activities

    Are you looking for Fall Outdoor Activities? Well look no further! Fall is my absolute favorite season. I love the changing colors and the crisp cool air. Plus, my youngest was born in October and will be turning 2 this month, but that is a post for another day. This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may make a small commission on purchases related to my link at no extra charge to you. If you read my post on 20 Outdoor Activities for Toddlers, you know my boys love the outdoors and would spend the whole day outside if I would let them. So, here is a list…

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    5 Tips for Getting Rid of Pacifier

    Getting rid of the pacifier. A pacifier or binky can be helpful for parents with a newborn baby. It gives the baby something to suck on and soothe themselves. It also comes in handy when babies have meltdowns or temper tantrums. Or when it comes time for nap time and bedtime to help them fall asleep. It can also be a lifesaver during teething phases or sleep regressions. But then you blink and you have a toddler who is now dependent on the pacifier. It basically has become a security blanket for them. This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may make a small commission on purchases related…

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    5 Tips for Road Trips with Toddlers

    Tips for road trips with toddlers. We do not travel very often, besides the occasional camping weekend a few towns over. But does driving an hour to camp actually count as traveling? This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may make a small commission on purchases related to my link at no extra charge to you. When you have two toddlers, then yes it 100% counts! Next week, we have a road trip to the Outer Banks for a late summer beach vacation. I am looking forward to relaxing, but not sure how I am feeling about the road trip there. It will take us about eight hours…

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    Benefits of Blue Light Glasses

    Benefits of blue light glasses. With more companies having employees work from home and kiddos virtual learning, we are staring at screens more and more. Looking at screens all day is not good for our eyes. So what should we do? This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may make a small commission on purchases related to my link at no extra charge to you. What is Blue Light? We experience blue light from the sun and also from our technical devices. Some blue light waves are ok but if we experience too much blue light it can be harmful. If we stare at a screen all day…

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    DIY Toddler Bed Rails

    DIY toddler bed rails. We have recently been on the fence about moving our youngest son out of his crib and into a toddler bed. At some point, toddlers need a little more freedom. Moving them out of their crib gives them a sense of independence. If you are on the fence like we were, check out this post on When to transitions to a toddler bed to help with what signs to look for if they are ready. In that post, I discussed how we moved my oldest son to a full-size bed when he was eighteen months. Plaid sheets | Comforter | Moose pillow pet This post may…

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    When to Transition to a Toddler Bed?

    Are you wondering when it is time to transition your toddler into a toddler bed? Lately, my husband and I have been discussing if it is time to move our youngest into a toddler bed. He has been sleeping in his crib since he was about three months so is it time to move him to a toddler bed or not. This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may make a small commission on purchases related to my link at no extra charge to you. With our oldest, it was a no brainer that we needed to move him into a bigger bed. We needed his crib for…

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    2-year-old Sleep Regression

    2-year-old sleep regression. Usually when parents talk about sleep regressions it is the ones that babies experience at infancy. By the time toddlers are two, they are used to some sort of a bedtime routine. But this is also the time where a sleep regression can be affecting their bedtime routine. If you are struggling with a bedtime routine for your little one check out this post to help with them falling asleep. What is a sleep regression? Sleep regression is common around 4 months, 8 months, 18 months, and 2 years. Basically, it is interrupting the baby’s regular sleep pattern. Each sleep regression may be caused by something different.…