• Favorite toys for a one year

    Favorite Toys for One Year Olds

    A friend of mine recently asked me for advice on what to get for a baby’s first birthday. This sweet friend just recently married and doesn’t yet have kids but she loves on many kids in her life around her and she will be attending a close friend’s baby girl’s…

  • Toddler Life Update

    Toddler Life Update

    It has been far too long since I have given an update on or dedicated a post to where Asher is these days so I thought it was time to share some info on Asher’s newfound toddler life. Asher is coming up on 2 1/2 this October. He is just…

  • Construction Themed Birthday Party Ideas

    Construction Birthday Party

    It feels far too official now…I am the mother of a two-year-old! Over the weekend we had his official construction birthday party fit for our construction loving toddler. I waited until mid-month because I was hoping to have better weather so we could move the party outside and we were…

  • Two Years Ago My Life Changed Forever

    From Baby To Toddler Tomorrow my baby turns two. TWO!? I know in ten years, his first few years of life will be a meshed together memory. But right now as I watch my one-year-old-for-only-another-day baby run around, I can’t help but feel like come Wednesday he will be heading…

  • Creating a toddler garden

    A Fun Activity for Toddlers: Creating a Garden

    When we moved into our house we were lucky to find that the previous owners had a small garden. My first two summers in the house I managed a pretty decent garden and really enjoyed watching the fruits (well mostly veggies) of my labor. After Asher was born I attempted…

  • Creating a toddler room

    Farewell Nursery, Hello Toddler Room

    Transforming the Nursery Happy mid-week folks! I hope you all had a fantastic weekend. Our weekend has been pretty productive as the hubs and I are working on transforming Asher’s useless nursery into a toddler room for him instead! A rough week or not, I was not letting go of…

  • Easy winter weather activities for Toddlers

    Easy Toddler Activities: Winter Edition

    As you may have noticed, I am not a huge fan of the cold, winter months. The winter weather can make entertaining an active toddler difficult. So today I wanted to share my favorite winter toddler activities. Toddler Activities for Winter We have been blessed with a few random 60…

  • The 5 Stages of Getting a Toddler to Nap

    Nap time, or really any get your toddler to sleep time, can be harder than wrestling an alligator. Unlike the way us adults work (ie: tired + place and time to sleep = sleeping) little ones falling to sleep is a delicate balance of when and where. I will be…

  • Toddlerville

    In my short 16 months of motherhood I have become wholeheartedly convinced that babies dive head first into toddler-hood on their first birthdays. The evening before their birthday, you lay down to sleep your darling, sweet bitty baby only to wake the next morning to an opinionated, loud, climb-on-everything, likely…