Have you ever listened to the words of a lullaby? It makes it sound like getting kids to sleep is such a peaceful, smooth process that mom and dad can skip out of the room with ease. The reality for most parents, however, is that bedtime combines the chaos of a WWE match with the laundry list of excuses from those small negotiators in your life.
Even though historians debunked the story of President Washington and the cherry tree, it is known that he had an affinity for the fruit. What better way to celebrate his birthday than with a cherry-filled cake or pie decorated with white icing to represent his signature hair!
As a mom of three under six, a wife to a military man who has been deployed one-third of our marriage, and a business owner, I oftentimes visualize myself standing on the podium at the end of the day, awaiting my gold medal…but that still hasn’t come.
There are a few times throughout the year when you will find the school calendar with holes to fill. And, unless you want to hear, “Mom, I’m bored!” every five minutes, you should devise a plan of action that is two parts interactive, one part learning, and a whole lot of fun. We’re not saying you have to be the entertainment committee for all hours of the day, but creatively crafting a to-do list built with your littles’ point of view in mind can guarantee memories are made and laughter ensues.
The latest trends in gift-giving take all the question marks out of finding the perfect present, with preassembled ideas that fit all ages. From holidays to birthdays to milestones, it feels oh-so good to stumble onto the picture-perfect find, but choosing the right items can be overwhelming.
Santa Claus isn’t the only game in town when it comes to building those holiday memories. Childhood is riddled with a mix of old and new as parents reinvent their favorite traditions from when they were kids, but add a hint of contemporary into their household.
From baby girls in beanies to little boys in joggers, contemporary trends in children’s fashion scream style with a relaxed flair. Adults want clothes that are comfortable, and the littles in our lives are no different.