DIY ladybug rocks & educational fun with insects!

With two toddlers we’re always busy! I mean… THEY’RE busy and I have to try to keep up ๐Ÿ˜‰ The best days are the ones filled with activities we can do together, where I can watch my little ones learn about the world. I’m always looking for new things to do with them!

Educational Fun: learning about insects and making ladybug rocks!

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We have landscaping full of rocks so we’re always using them for our crafting! Like our “You Rock!” painted paperweights for

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Back To School Styles with Carter’s

~Written in a partnership with The Motherhood and Carter’s. Any opinions are my own.

Are you ready for back-to-school season?! Part of me is dreading it because it means the end of summer and my kids back at school. But part of me loves it because it means… my kids back at school ๐Ÿ˜‰ It also means fall weather, new clothes, getting cozy, pumpkin patches, and hot chocolate! To celebrate, let’s check out what’s NEW for back to school styles!

Carter’s has always been a go-to brand in this house. I can always

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A few of my favorite things: Matilda Jane Clothing (giveaway)

If you’ve been following me along on Facebook or Instagram, you’ve probably already seen quite a few pictures of Rebecca in Matilda Jane. I am in LOVE with their clothes for a few reasons, first being they’re ADORABLE. I can’t remember how I first discovered them, but in the past year or so I’ve found and bought some pieces and have worked with our local trunk keeper at a local birth fair. I was recently sent a couple of items for Rebecca to wear!

Love Bug Knot Top (on SALE

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6 ways to get kids to eat fruits and vegetables

Those days when my little toddler used to eat everything in sight? I miss those days. Now he has suddenly become he super picky eater and I better know his “rules” about his food or he won’t be eating. For example: heaven forbid if different foods on his plate are touching each other! Thank goodness for bento boxes and divided plates ๐Ÿ˜‰ He also can’t have any “crumbs,” as he calls themโ€”that basically means no toppings. No cheese sprinkled on his eggs or pasta, no pepper (visible, at least), no sprinkles on his cake!!!,

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the first refrigerated organic yogurt pouches

I participated in a Blogger Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Stonyfield. I received coupons to facilitate my shopping trip and a promotional item to thank me for participating.

There are three things my kids love and will eat anytime: yogurt, fruit, and “pouches.” There are three things I love as their mom: the ease of those pouches, healthier eating, and organic, pure food for my babies.

Stonyfield: strawberry banana organic yogurt pouches

We’ve always been Stonyfield fans and now LOVE their organic yogurt

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FROZEN and PLANES games for kids! with Wonder Forge

My kids LOVE playing games. I’m asked at least 6 times a day by my 4-year-old to play games. We have a closet full of them and while we have some favorites that get played over and over, we typically rotate through all of them! With so much game play (and sometimes playing the same game repeatedly), I hope to have fun with the games we play, too. So I’m back with more from Wonder Forge! I’ve talked about them here before, we have so many of their games…. Doc McStuffins, Sofia

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Summer Fashions with Stella Cove

If you haven’t shopped with Stella Cove before, bookmark it and add it to your new favorites! That wish-list on Pinterest, birthday gift ideas, and special occasion outfits… Stella Cove! Adorable clothes for girls, awesome swimsuits and rash guards for boys, sunglasses and shoes, even bikinis for women.

We were recently sent some items to try out for Rebecca. SO CUTE! We got size 2, which Rebecca just started wearing, and the clothes fit great if not a little big (the dresses are long). I am sure they will

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