Messy Play: 6 Benefits That Make The Mess Worth It

Messy Play: 6 Benefits That Make The Mess Worth It

Let’s talk about messy play! Maybe messy play sounds like a nightmare to you, I mean it literally has the word mess in it. But did you know there are many benefits of messy play? If you didn’t, you are in the right place because this post is going to be...
Halloween Activities for Kids

Halloween Activities for Kids

Halloween is coming upon us fast, so of course, I need to make a post with some Halloween activities for kids! It’s actually quite funny because as an adult I’ve never really been super into Halloween. I never really decorated for it, I went to a costume party from...
6 Benefits of Including Toddlers in Household Chores

6 Benefits of Including Toddlers in Household Chores

I recently wrote a post all about Age Appropriate Chores which included some great ways to involve toddlers and preschoolers in everyday household tasks. However, I wanted to also dive a little deeper into the benefits of including toddlers in everyday household...
Age Appropriate Chores for Toddlers, Preschools & Beyond

Age Appropriate Chores for Toddlers, Preschools & Beyond

There are so many age-appropriate options that your kids can be included in when it comes to household chores. The best part is that in doing so, they are not only building life skills, but they are also building confidence in themselves and their abilities. Also,...
How to Create a Weekly Busy Box System

How to Create a Weekly Busy Box System

Alright mama’s, I need to share our new Busy Box System! It has been such a game-changer for us! I’ve recently collaborated with a local Canadian company called Box it Okanogan and they were nice enough to send me one of their amazing products. They specialize...
The Ultimate List of Sensory Bin Fillers

The Ultimate List of Sensory Bin Fillers

We love sensory play, and over the past few years, we have tried many sensory bin fillers! It is probably my toddler’s favourite type of play, so we’re always trying new fillers and sensory play ideas. We love every kind of sensory play that you can...
5 Important Activities to Include in Your Child’s Daily Routine

5 Important Activities to Include in Your Child’s Daily Routine

  Let’s talk about your child’s daily routine! Children are …. interesting little humans. I know that mine really knows how to test every single bit of patience that I have. My 4 year old has pushed my limits beyond what I knew was capable, and...
The Ultimate List of Open-Ended Toys for Toddlers

The Ultimate List of Open-Ended Toys for Toddlers

We have been doing a little bit of an open-ended series this month! If you missed it, I recently did a blog post on the benefits of open-ended play, as well as created a helpful guide to buying open-ended toys. Now, I wanted to pull together the ultimate list of...
The Ultimate Open-Ended Toy Checklist

The Ultimate Open-Ended Toy Checklist

I recently wrote a blog post about the benefits of open-ended play, and I wanted to expand the conversation into two more posts. The first is this one which will be an open-ended toy “checklist”. Basically, some tips and pointers to look for when looking...
The Benefits of Open-Ended Play for Toddlers

The Benefits of Open-Ended Play for Toddlers

Play is so very important to a child’s development for a wide range of reasons, but when we say play is important what does that really mean? For example, we use the word “play” as a very general term, but there is actually a variety of different...