With sub-zero temperatures here in the Midwest, Bee and I are in the midst of some serious cabin fever. The good news? The snow storm is giving us a chance to find new ways to entertain ourselves indoors and I’ve noticed an incline in Bee’s attention span (17 months is such a magical age!). Here are 10+ ways we’re staying happy, inspired and warm — all the live long day!
Whether road tripping to faraway family or hosting a festive fete of your own, chances are you’ve got a healthy dose of Christmas crooners serenading you this weekend. Why not let your favorite singers inspire your future little one’s name? Click through for 15 modern baby names inspired by the classic folks we love to listen to all season long…
As a new mother, entertaining my baby proved to be much harder than I’d expected. Bee was fussy and easily bored, continuously begging for stimulation and attention and more bouncing, more rocking… more everything. When nap time rolled around each day, we both would crash from the sheer exhaustion of our active mornings.
One of my girlfriends recommended an activity plush – an exploratory toy that offers a variety of textures, sounds and shapes to keep Bee occupied, whether on the go or lounging around at home. And I’ll admit – I was skeptical. Surely a toy the size of my fist couldn’t possibly entertain Bee for more than a few seconds, right?