Like many parents these days, we live several hours away from our closest family member. Thankfully, modern technology helps us stay in touch and allows Muffin Man to remotely interact with family! In order to help him learn and remember his long-distance family members, I created him this homemade photo album. "Reading" his album is … Continue reading DIY Toddler Photo Albums
Today, my self-worth is not measured in pounds or inches. Health and wellness are important to me, but fitting into an old pair of jeans is not.
As a childhood educator, parents often ask me for advice on how to best support early language development. While there are several strategies I utilize with my son and students, I asked an expert to weigh in as well! I have teamed up with Danielle LoVecchio, MA SLP-CCC, BCBA, LBA, Executive Director of Kids of … Continue reading 6 Easy Tips to Support Baby’s Language Development
As a new and expecting mother, I was offered a wealth of advice from other parents. The comment I heard most often? "Enjoy every minute of it!" While I have no doubt that this comment is well-meaning, it was not what I needed to hear. In fact, it was actually harmful at times. Allow me … Continue reading The Myth of “Enjoying Every Minute”
You and your little one are ready to start solids? Congratulations! Let's set you and your baby up for success! Below are my early-eater favorites! Leave a comment with your top feeding products. Books Knowledge is power and I always like to go into something feeling prepared. Below are my two favorite feeding-related books. Both … Continue reading Top Products for Starting Solid Foods
I like to expose Owen to a variety of foods as well as variations of the same food. My goal is to support him in developing a diverse palate. When it comes to fish, we rotate baked fish, fish cakes, and homemade fish sticks! I understand that most of us busy parents reach for fish … Continue reading Baked Cod Fish Sticks
Are you or someone you know expecting? Take a look at some of this mom and educator's favorite registry items.