Category Archives: Life with a toddler

5 minute Valentine’s Day project for mess-loving kids

If I know one thing about small children, it’s that messier is usually better. And I’m all for messy, especially when it comes to art. In my mind, art is not about the end product as much as it is about the process. I don’t want my daughter’s first experience with art to be coloring […]

An open letter to my pre-pregnant self

With the New Year comes resolutions and many friends and colleagues working to lose weight or tone up in 2015. For the past few weeks I’ve been among them, desperate to force my body back to what it once was. But if I’m being honest, even my pre-pregnancy probably wouldn’t be good enough. I’ve struggled […]

Life hacks that make parenting a toddler easier

  Everybody loves a few good life hacks, and because I’ve learned a thing or two since my daughter crossed the threshold from infant to toddler, I figured I’d share the best ones with you.   1. Adopt a dog, with an emphasis on adopt. Not just because it’s a good thing to do, but […]