Sunday Snippet: A Stormy Solution

With April right around the corner our spring rains have begun. With these rains often come thunderstorms; a dog and toddler’s worst nightmare. Fate would have it that the thunder had to sound when our little squirts was calmly drifting off to sleep completely jerking her awake. Not remembering the…

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Sunday Snippet: Playing in Puddles

  This week has been a humid and rainy week here in Michigan which has given our little squirt the opportunity to experiment with nature’s weather changes. Although the humid heat drains her energy and turns her into a groggy, unpredictable little zombie getting outside and doing something can really…

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Sunday Snippet: Climbing Cedars

We spent this Sunday with our little one’s great grandpa who is turning 86 tomorrow! Of course we could not ignore the call of our grandmother’s lovely backyard so we took our little one out to explore. While out and about we found some fantastic cedar trees that were just…

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Sunday Snippet: Bin o’ Bubbles

Our little squirt, just like many other children nationwide, has been afflicted with… a love of bubbles. She loves them so much that even the mention of bubbles in dishwater gets her all excited. To give the girl a fix on her addiction my husband whipped up a basic set…

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Sunday Snippet: Looking at Lightning

As many across the country know the midwest was under a severe thunderstorm watch tonight and the weatherman didn’t let us down. The rain was very thick with lots of streak lightning and thunder. This being the first thunderstorm our little squirt has been conscious for my husband had the foresight…

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Outdoor Activities for Kids: River Ramble

Outdoor Activities for Kids

River Outdoor Activities for Kids We took full advantage of my day off on Monday and spent some time doing outdoor activities for kids in the river. Our little squirt absolutely LOVES the water and she has a blast exploring everything. We were equipped with her bathing suit, swimcap, reusable…

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Keep Calm and Let Them Help

Many children have an inherent desire to help with everyday chores including dishes, laundry and cooking. As parents we often get so caught up in getting these chores done quickly and efficiently that our children’s desire to help gets squashed in the process. My sister-in-law reminded me today just how…

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Sunday Snippet: Spray Park!!!

Today was a crazy humid, hot day and what better way to cool off than to go to the local spray park? Our little squirt had her first experience with this wonder today and I am glad to say that it was a hit! She, like so many other kiddos,…

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Monitor Your Baby Without the Cost

When registering for baby items two years ago my husband and I contemplated a baby monitor for our future squirt. We had heard wonders about the peace of mind it had brought our friends and our friends’ friends so we thought we would look into it. Not only are they…

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