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January 20, 2017
America's education system is failling our littlest learners. Montessori inspired activities to help toddlers and preschoolers learn at home. Kindergarten readiness for toddlers and preschoolers to help prepare children for kindergarten. Activities for toddlers and preschooler activities to help children learn at home from Lessons and Learning for Littles.

How to Give Toddlers The Best Possible Start in Life

Could it be that we have it all wrong? Is America’s education system broken? Are American schools failing our youngest learners before they even have a chance to succeed? Just how broken is our education system? What can be done to fix it? Let’s take a look at Finland. Finnish […]
April 19, 2018
Give her the gift she'll treasure for Mother's Day! Homemade gifts can be quick and easy to make, perfect for toddlers and busy families. #mothersday #homemadegiftidea #giftsfromtheheart #toddlercrafts #preschoolcraftideas

Easy Keepsakes and Craft Projects for Kids and Busy Moms who “aren’t crafty”

Easy Keepsakes and Craft Projects for Kids and Busy Moms who “aren’t crafty”   So, you want to make something cute for mom, grandma, auntie, or another special woman in your life, but you’re not quite sure where to begin? And, maybe you don’t want to break the bank with […]
April 6, 2018

The Bathroom Basket for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers

{This post contains affiliate links.} One of the struggles of being a mom is taking a shower. I know it sounds like something that should be easy to do, but it’s amazing what little ones can get into while we’re taking a quick shower! So, just how does a stay-at-home […]
March 25, 2018
Board games are great #family activities and they help #toddlers and #preschoolers learn valuable skills. Click through to learn 7 reasons why you should play #boardgames with your toddler or preschooler and find out which games are the best to start with.

7 Reasons to Play Board Games with your Toddler

Why “board” games? Now, not all toddler and preschooler games are technically “board” games, but I’m going to lump them all into that category if they come in a box and are something you can play together.   What are some reasons we should play board games with toddlers and […]
March 22, 2018
Taking babies, toddlers, and preschoolers ANYWHERE is a lot of work, but taking them on #vacation is even a bigger task, one that can make us want to crawl back under the covers and forget the whole idea. But, traveling with toddlers is lots of fun and certainly worth doing! Click through to find out how to make #travelingwithtoddlers more fun and actually feel easy! #roadtrip #familyvacation #summertravel #traveltips

Road Trip Survival Tips for Traveling with Toddlers

Road Trip Survival Tips for Traveling with Toddlers {This post contains affiliate links.} So, you want to hit the road with your kids, but the thought of being stuck in a car for hours on end can seem a bit daunting, to say the least. Other than throwing a bunch […]
March 21, 2018

Slime Fun! Mindware’s Science Academy: Slime Lab Review

Slime. It’s ooey. It’s gooey. It’s all the rage. And, when you have a little scientist who loves her experiments, this is loads of fun. {This post contains affiliate links.} So, what is MindWare’s Science Academy: Slime Lab? The Science Academy: Slime Lab is a box that comes with everything […]
March 20, 2018
Thinking of visiting Seattle with kids? Is it doable? What are your best options? Find out in this post from a traveling mama with two toddlers! #Seattle #Seattlewithkids #sightseeing #travel #familyvacation

Exploring Seattle with Toddlers

What kind sightseeing is there to do in Seattle with two toddlers?   Lots, actually! I’ve found that this is usually the case for anywhere we go. Of course, some places are easier with little ones than others, but it’s also what we make of it. If we make it […]
March 19, 2018
Going on vacation and traveling with kids can be expensive. But, there are ways to save money while #travelingwithtoddlers! Find out some of my best (and easiest!) tips for stretching your travel budget while hitting the road or flying high with toddlers. #summervacation #springbreaktravel #traveltips #travelbudget

How to Stretch your Travel Budget while Traveling with Toddlers

Tips for stretching your travel budget when traveling with little ones… {This post contains affiliate links.}   Traveling is pricey. Traveling with kids is even more expensive. So, how can you make save a buck here and there so that you can afford to do more, or go on more […]
March 18, 2018
Thinking of taking a trip to Southern California but looking to avoid the crowds? Try Ontario instead! There's plenty to see and do, and without the crowds and hefty admission tickets of other places. #Ontario #SouthernCalifornia #travelingwithtoddlers #familyvacation

Fun in Southern California

“Sunny and 75,” that’s California, right?   Ha, ha, not exactly. But, California is a nice place to visit. We recently tagged along on a work trip with my bestie and the kids’ honorary auntie to Ontario, California. Ontario has it’s own airport and is near(ish) to places like Disneyland, […]
March 18, 2018

Nap time + sleeping + travel = ???

How to handle nap times, sleep schedules, and sleeping arrangements while traveling {This post contains affiliate links.} It’s fun to travel, but it can throw us and our little ones for quite the loop. Unfamiliar places, sights, sounds, over stimulation, and a change to our regular daily routine can make […]
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