3 Ways To Encourage Language During Play

If you didn’t know, I used to be a teacher until I went part time. I taught special education and early education prior. Being a birth through 5 major I learned a lot of about early development and the importance of play. Here are some skills I picked up on for encouraging language in play. 1.Read,…

Top 5 Summer Must Haves

We love spending time outside. As spring slowly moves into summer we are transitioning from our winter coat and hat to our top 5 summer must haves. 1.Sunhats are the best because they give coverage to the head, face, ears and sometimes even the neck. Izzy is 13 months and knows the rule, hats outside or…

Dear Husband

  Dear Husband, I wanted to let you know how my day went and typically goes. At 6 am my alarm went off and I went to the gym, before you or the baby were awake. By 6:45 I was jumping in the car so I could get home and shower before the baby was…

Oh boy, and girl tantrums

Tantrums… your baby, toddler or child hasn’t had one yet? THEY WILL! I give you 3 tips to help you survive and overcome tantrums. 1.Give your toddler/child choices. Yes YOU are going to give them 2 or 3 choices. First be sure you are okay with any choice. For example you could say, “It’s time to…

5 Ways To Use Left Over Easter Eggs

Easter is over and you have all of those eggs left! If you are like me they are still all over your house and have been great entertainment for your little. Before you throw them out, donate or pack them away. Here are 5 ways to repurpose your Easter eggs. Shape matching is an early…

5 Easy Ways to Keep Your Baby/Toddler Occupied

You all know I have a busy baby, hence her nickname Busy Izzy… Did you also know I worked from home full time her whole life until the end of March? Yes I’m finally part time working from home and I’m beyond excited. So how do you keep a baby busy so you can get…