Games for Babies

Playtime brings out the child inside all of us. Get inspired by these creative games to play with Baby. Let your imagination run wild!

My Toddler's 4 Favorite Activities

Being a stay-at-home mom of a 2-year-old and 6-month-old can be stressful — trying to feed one while entertaining the other, putting one down for a nap while the other watches cartoons or colors, chasing after my 2-year old while mixing a bottle for my 6-month-old. So you can imagine my excitement when KJ and I find an activity that can actually keep him occupied beyond 60 seconds!

Here is a list of his four favorite things to do right now:

20 Fall Crafts for Kids

If you are over the moon for falling leaves, cooler temperatures, hats and scarves, and pumpkin spiced everything, then this is the post for you! I’ve rounded up 20 of the cutest fall crafts for kids. Your little one is going to have a blast making and doing these fun activities this autumn.

From fall scented play dough and art using fallen leaves, to tissue paper pumpkins and fall-themed sensory bins, these fall crafts will help your child celebrate the season!

The Only 5 Kinds of Toys You'll Ever Need

Parents and non-parents alike always laugh about kids finding more fun in the box that a toy comes in then the toy itself, and while there is some truth to the fun of a good old-fashioned box, I’ve noticed something else about the toy world when it comes to my kiddos.

For whatever reason, even though well-meaning aunts and uncles and grandparents have lavished more toys on them than they will ever need, they tend to play with the same set of beloved toys over and over again. I love that they have their own special toys, and it also brings me joy to see them creating and using their imaginations, so I thought I would share a list of the toys that won’t get forgotten in the toy box. Less is more in my book!

Disney Princess Castle Peek-a-Boo Book

Thanks to Disney for sponsoring this post and giving me a Disney Princess Castle Peek-a-Boo Book for free. 

I love books. I have always made sure to have my kids’ bookshelves stocked with all kinds of books. It’s important to me to raise good readers. But let’s be real, babies and young toddlers don’t always care for books properly. My own daughter loves to stick everything in her mouth, so I try to keep books with soft covers away from her for now. There have been one too many books that I’ve had to throw away thanks to my daughter’s teething. That’s why this Disney Princess Castle Peek-a-boo book is so great.

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How We Enjoy Family Music Time

I have always loved music. I played several instruments growing up and listened to music all the time. My husband plays the guitar, and when he was younger, he played with a few different bands.

We want to pass down a love for music to our kids, so we have regular family music time. One of the little drawers in the kids’ toy chest is filled with little toy instruments. Isabel loves the maracas and Liam is partial to the recorder. I usually grab a tambourine and my husband leads us in a song. (Okay, so we don’t sound great, but we’re not horrible either.)

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