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

How I Avoid the Holiday Gift Overload

too many holiday gifts for toddlers - How to avoid the holiday gift overload

It’s officially October, and that means only one thing: the holidays are coming.

Did that send chills down anyone else’s spine?

Because along with the joys of the holiday season comes the inevitable Christmas gift overload for my toddlers.

I’d love to say that our house is always overflowing with joy and sparkles and snowflakes and cheer during the holidays, but in reality, we’re overflowing with stress, commitments, pressure, and well, still sparkles (per usual, for us toddler moms). Continue Reading

Taylor Swift Anthems for 13 Stages of Motherhood

Taylor Swift Anthems for 13 Stages of Motherhood - Lover Album

If you didn’t already know, this week is officially Taylor Swift week, since her new album, Lover, comes out this Friday (August 23).

I could spend all day speculating about what this new album will be about (and believe me, I have spent many precious nap times doing exactly that), but perhaps there’s a more productive way to spend these last few days before Taylor blesses us with more soundtracks to our lives. Like maybe, reviewing how her previous anthems narrate our memories? Continue Reading