DIY No-Sew Bowtie

Materials you need: 6″x9″ cut fabric 5″x7″ cut fabric 2″x4″ cut fabric 2.5″x14″ cut fabric for neck strap Crayola Fabric Markers hot glue gun and glue sticks velcro Take the fabric of your choice and cut four different pieces measuring 6″x9″, 5″x7″, 2″x4″, and 2.5″x14″. Decided what pattern you want to draw on your bowtie;… Continue reading DIY No-Sew Bowtie

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Get Active: Is Strength Training Safe for Your Kids?

Are you wondering if strength training and lifting weights is good for your son or daughter? Ease your mind, strength training is a huge health benefit so long as the movements are performed properly. The Mayo Clinic backs me up in this. Strength training refers to physical exercise that uses resistance against muscles to build… Continue reading Get Active: Is Strength Training Safe for Your Kids?

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Fighting the Common Cold

What is the ‘common cold’? Each year more than 200 viruses cause what we refer to as the ‘common cold’. These 200 join together to produce up to 1500 different virus combinations our bodies may need to fight, according to the CDC and the American Lung Association. How are germs spread – and how long… Continue reading Fighting the Common Cold

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How to Give Your Baby a Bath

As a new parent, it’s normal to feel both excited and a little overwhelmed when giving your baby his or her first bath. For most parents, bathtime quickly becomes an enjoyable chance to bond with your baby. These tips will make your baby’s baths easier for you, and more enjoyable for both you and your… Continue reading How to Give Your Baby a Bath

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Farm Sensory Bin

I don’t see the appeal, but for some reason, whenever I ask Aurora what her favorite animal is she tells me it’s a pig. I remember when we visited Nebraska a few years ago and went to the county fair, we toured the livestock barns and when we got to the pigs she burst in… Continue reading Farm Sensory Bin

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Top Places in the World to Unplug

In a world where we’re increasingly connected, sometimes the best remedy is to simply unplug. The phrase “digital detox” was added to the Oxford Dictionaries Online in August 2013. Leave the technology behind at these back-to-basics, nature-filled destinations. Tanque Verde Ranch, Tucson Voted the “Best Dude Ranch in Arizona” by Arizona Republic in 2012, this… Continue reading Top Places in the World to Unplug

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Scented Beeswax Crayons

I have been eyeing this box of Stockmar Beeswax Crayons for awhile, natural art supplies are so pretty and nice to use. They usually smell great and come with that sense of satisfaction that you’re protecting your kids and the environment from life threatening chemicals (just kidding). Look at all of those five star reviews, can’t… Continue reading Scented Beeswax Crayons

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