The Only New Year’s Resolution for Moms

Woman balancing on one leg in the ocean - not exactly the kind of "balance" moms need for their new year's resolutions!

I have to say, I’m generally pretty opposed to New Year’s resolutions – I think they tend to be too drastic and set you up for failure. But for moms, I think this one is an exception.

It’s not even so much a resolution as it is a promise for the year. For me, it’s mandatory this year – and I’m betting a lot of you mamas will agree.

The Only New Year’s Resolution moms need: BALANCE. Continue Reading

Why Frozen 2 is the Perfect Movie for a Toddler with Anxiety

Toddlers with anxiety can learn SO much from Frozen 2 – Elsa and Anna both display awesome coping skills and healthy responses for anxious kids.

If you have a toddler or preschooler of any kind, then Frozen 2 is surely on your radar already. But if you have a toddler with anxiety, then it needs to be at the top of your to-do list!

My four-year-old son has been an anxious child for literally his whole life. I know that probably sounds ridiculous (if you’ve never had a kid with anxiety, at least), but it really has been apparent from the earliest days with him. Continue Reading

Best Learning Gifts for 3 Year Old Toddlers in 2019

3-year-olds can be hard to buy gifts for, but these STEM and STEAM learning toys are great gift ideas for any 3-year-old toddler -- girl or boy!

Gifts for 3-year-olds can be particularly tough to choose – they’re still very much “toddlers,” but they’re growing more and more into “preschoolers” every day.

At this age, they start to be more into activities than just toys, so STEM / learning toys can be great gifts, whether it’s for the holidays or a birthday. Continue Reading