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Our BEST toddler fun activities: no-mess finger painting, potching at the sink, build a sweet fort, scope out some big wheels, and five easy (light) green toddler activities.

Activity #342: Make some easy kids pants

How to make toddler pants from a tshirt: a 30-minute sewing project, start to finish

I did this project and wrote the post for the first time when my now ten-year old was as pictured above, after being inspired by tinyhappy who displayed inspiring before and after pictures of her tshirts made into pants! Now, let’s celebrate my success, people. I took this long-sleeved t-shirt belonging to Ryan, and while […]

Second birthday party ideas


Two-year old birthday parties are an exercise in herding cats. You can hire an entertainer, serve an aesthetically pleasing and/or well-balanced meal, and provide hands-on activities for your little guests, but it doesn’t mean they will appreciate it. In fact, some may cry or scream “MINE!” for the better part of your event. That’s why […]

Start training your toddler for Easter 2015

How to get ready for an Easter Egg hunt with toddlers

His first Easter, four-month old Julian slept through the whole thing, but once he got his first taste of modern American celebrations of this holiday the following year as a determined toddler, he never looked back. Since he is not actually Christian, his experience of Easter was limited to the hunting of plastic and hard-boiled […]

The Control Freak’s Guide to sippy cups

Munchkin Miracle sippy cup system is mom approved

I have one overarching piece of advice for you: Standardize, standardize, standardize! Though any controlling and freaky parent will want to know that she is using the absolute best brand of drinking cup perfectly suited to the environment and the ergonomic shape of a child’s mouth that will never leak… I just want you to buy four of the […]