Parenting


How to Decorate a House and Christmas Tree with Toddlers and NOT Lose Your Sh!@

How to Decorate a house and a Christmas tree with Toddlers and Not Lose your Sh!@ We often dream of a perfectly decorated house for the holidays, just like in the movies where everyone comes over and oohs and ahhhs at our decorations and all the hard work we put […]

Have a picture perfect house AND toddlers! Click through to learn 4 easy ways to keep the Christmas tree safe AND how to let your #toddler or #preschooler help #decorate the house without losing your mind. #Christmas #Christmastime #Holidays #ChristmasTree

Tips for a memorable and fun holiday season with #toddlers, #preschoolers and #kids for #busymoms. #Christmas #Holidays #Christmas2018

How to Make this Holiday Season Memorable Without Getting Your Tinsel in a Tangle

How to Make this Holiday Season Memorable Without Getting Your Tinsel in a Tangle The winter holidays are rapidly approaching, and naturally, we want to do it all. We want to make sure that we don’t miss out on any photo opportunities, chances for our little ones to see Santa […]


Everything you need to know to have a magical Christmas

Everything you need to know to have a magical Christmas We all want a magical Christmas, the kind we see in pictures or on movies with just the right amount of snow to look good, but not so much that we’re stuck and freezing cold. We want the presents to […]

How can you make this Christmas magical for your toddler? Find out in this article from Lessons and Learning for Littles, including lots of FREE resources. #holidays2017 #toddlers #Christmas #Christmascrafts

25+ gift ideas for toddlers, moms, and families that won't add more clutter or go unwanted. Find out more, plus grab your FREE printable from Lessons and Learning for Littles. #holiday2017 #giftguide #toddlergifts #giftsformoms

What My Kids Really Need this Christmas

What do my kids want for Christmas? What do they need? It’s not the latest toy. (We don’t even know what the hottest toy is this holiday season.) It’s not ANY toy. It’s not more clothes. They have plenty. And, for once, their drawers aren’t overflowing and I’d like to […]


Beat the Rainy & Snowy Day Blues with these Fun Indoor Activities!

Fun Indoor Activities for Rainy Days and Snowy Days When the weather outside is frightful, being cooped up indoors doesn’t have to be. Sure, you can do an occasional movie day and snuggle under the covers together, munching on popcorn or homemade trail mix. But, what if you’re stuck inside […]

Fun Indoor Activities the Whole Family can Enjoy! #lessonsandlearningforlittles #rainyday #preschool #homeschool

How do I make it easier to do fun, but messy, activities with my toddlers and preschoolers? Find out my exact system to make setting up, doing, and cleaning up activities easier and more enjoyable! #toddleractivities, #messyplay

Tips for Successful Toddler Activities from a Teacher Mom

How do I make setting up and cleaning up activities easy with two toddlers?   It sounds great, in theory, to do all these fun activities with your toddlers, and we know it’s good for our kids and fun, but the thought of doing something messy or involving lots of […]


Create a calm, mindful home with this ONE activity

  We all want a calm, peaceful home. It’s what Hollywood movies are made about (or the lack of calm and peacefulness in the form of a comedy). It’s what we envision our perfect days looking like and how we thought motherhood would be.   But, let’s be real.   […]

Creating a calm, peaceful home is easier than you think when you practice yoga as a family! Click through to find out more! #yoga #mindfulness #motherhood #familytime #screenfreekids #teachingtoddlers

Can you teach your toddler? Can you prepare your little one for kindergarten? It's easier than you might think! Find out if you're qualified to skip sending your toddler to preschool! #homeschool #preschool #motherhood #toddlers #parentingtoddlers

5 Simple Things to do NOW to Prepare your Toddler for Kindergarten

5 Simple Things to do NOW to Prepare your Toddler for Kindergarten… no preparing or special books or stuff required! 🙂 Plus, why homeschooling your little one is easier than you might think!   There’s no denying it. Being a mom is hard work! Being a mom in the 21st […]


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 […]


Valentine's Day is a great time to spread #kindness and do activities that show how much (and why!) you #love your kids. This simple #tradition is something you can do each #Valentine'sDay and will only take about 20 minutes to do. Click through for all the details in this super simple new tradition from Lessons and Learning for Littles!

A Super Simple but Meaningful Valentine’s Tradition

  It’s easy to get caught up in the commercialism of holidays. But, our kids don’t know about that. They just know Valentine’s Day is a day they get Valentine’s from their friends and maybe something from their family. Oh, and sweets. Lots of sweets and pink stuff…errr… hearts everywhere. […]


Getting off the Struggle Bus

Motherhood can be challenging. Anyone who tells you differently is probably lying. Or, maybe they’re rich and famous and have assistants for everything. But, for the rest of us, some days are easy and some days being a mom is the toughest job on the planet.   During those particularly […]

Routines and schedules can make or break a toddler mom's day. Learn how to fine-tune your routines, schedules, and systems and create routines and schedules that actually work for you and your family in this FREE online program from Lessons and Learning for Littles. #toddlerroutine #toddlerschedule #mom #timesavinghacks #newyearresolutions

It's no secret that kids like to move. Use that to your advantage to help your child learn the ABCs and practice counting through yoga. Combine that with mindfulness, and you can work on patience and manners too! #yoga #kidsyoga #toddleractivity #mommyandme

A new approach to teaching manners

Remember the Berenstain Bears from when we were kids? I thought my mom had us reading them because she loves bears. Now that my kids are getting a little older, I’m thinking she had an ulterior motive. I think she wanted us to learn a few things from them.   […]