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Two and a Half Years with Amelia

Today Amelia is 2.5 years old! There are so many milestones that happen during the first year of life, but even though the “firsts” have slowed down it’s still amazing how much changes in a matter of months! So I’m trying to check in on half birthdays as well just so I can remember all… Continue reading Two and a Half Years with Amelia

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Turn Toddler Art into Thank You Cards!

Hope you had a meaningful Mother’s Day, whatever that means to you! This year we sent cards to Amelia’s grandmothers and great-grandmother, and since we also had Grandpop’s birthday to celebrate, we needed an idea that could work for any occasion. It’s super easy to turn toddler art into cards… for Mother’s Day, birthdays, thank… Continue reading Turn Toddler Art into Thank You Cards!

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A Colorful, Creative Nursery

My baby may be 18 months old but I finally framed and hung the last of the art for her room… and I’m calling her nursery “done”! I’m not aiming for Pinterest-worthy perfection, but I’m so happy with her cheerful, colorful room that’s just right for reading, playing, and sleeping. I’m sure it will continue… Continue reading A Colorful, Creative Nursery

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Eighteen Months with Amelia

Amelia is 18 months old as of yesterday! A half birthday feels momentous, and even though I’ve said it so many times, it’s still true: she is changing so quickly these days! It’s so much fun to hang out with my little sidekick, even if it’s also exhausting. The more she can do, the more… Continue reading Eighteen Months with Amelia

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Starter Sensory Bins

Sensory bins are all over Pinterest, but at 16 months old, I don’t think Amelia is quite ready to be unleashed upon a huge bin of rice. But we’re at a phase where most toys last approximately 2 minutes until she’s onto the next (and the entire toy box has been emptied across the living… Continue reading Starter Sensory Bins