Last Minute Shopping Guide for 3 Year Old

I promised I’d get this guide done so here it is. Some quick picks for Maggie this year on our wish list. I’ll start again with some of our current faves, like I did with my One Year Old guide this year. Disclaimer: I use Amazon and LTK links in this post – which means […]

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Toddler Activities: Fall – Learning About Apples!

I just shared a brief post about this on my Instagram but I figured I’d do a little write up too – before the fall season disappears. Disclaimer: I do not have the time or energy to do this kind of stuff every week. Maggie is usually in daycare 3-4 days a week and home […]

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Our Fave Mineral Sunscreens for Baby & Toddler

I have had a lot of people ask me (and no, I’m not just saying that) in recent months what our favourite mineral sunscreens are for baby (6+ months, however read my post on sun safety to learn more – under 6 months and unable to avoid the sun is an American Academy of Pediatrics […]

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Childhood Immunization Appointment After Care Tips

We’ve talked about how to prepare for immunization appointments but what about how to help support and care for your child after? The good thing is that immunizations are usually pretty low key – so there isn’t too much you need to do after, but here are a few tips for the management of some […]

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Ibuprofen (Advil/Motrin) and Our Children: Uses and Risks

Similar to my post on acetaminophen (Tylenol), I thought I’d do an overview of ibuprofen (commonly known as Advil or Motrin) use for children. For safety tips regarding use, see my previous post on acetaminophen. I will include any ibuprofen specific tips at the bottom of this post. Disclaimer: this blog is not medical advice. […]

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Acetaminophen (Tylenol) and Our Children: Uses, Risks and Safety Tips

Acetaminophen recently caused quite a stir on Twitter (specifically mom Twitter, but also somewhat recently on Medtwitter when the acetaminophen use in pregnancy topic came up) so I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to take a better look at the current evidence around acetaminophen (Tylenol), its potential risks, and uses in children. Perhaps […]

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Maggie is TWO!!

I cannot believe I am writing this post. My little baby is two – and she won’t be the “baby” much longer, though she’ll always be my baby. Looking for her birthday theme post? I had a very pregnant mom fail in that I didn’t actually do her planned theme. Instead I last minute grabbed […]

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Toddler Art Corner (Great for Small Spaces & Homes)

With a new baby coming soon, I’ve really been trying to make sure Maggie has her own time with me (and my husband) before his arrival and her own space for when he does come. She will still be going to daycare a few times a week, but on the days she is home with […]

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The Last Minute Shopper’s Holiday Gift Guide for Two Year Olds!

That’s right – I realize it is December 22nd and I fully intended to make this post way more in advance of the holidays, but hey welcome to my hectic life and my pregnancy brain, going strong. I have Maggie’s gifts all wrapped & packed in her Santa sacks, so figured I’d share what we […]

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