Valentine’s Traditions to do with Your Kids This Year

Valentine’s Traditions to do with Your Kids This Year

I really embrace the cheese of Valentine's Day - life's too short not to party in pink and red and celebrate love together. Of course it's great to have a little romance with your significant other, but it's also a fun holiday to celebrate with kids. We make it more about love in general - [...]

The Best Christmas Picture Books to Read Together This Year

The Best Christmas Picture Books to Read Together This Year

One of my favorite Christmas traditions is pulling out the holiday picture books to read together as a family. Our collection grows a little each year and then, at the end of the season, they get stowed away with seasonal decorations. There are so many great Christmas books out there and I wanted to share [...]

How We Celebrate Back to School Season & Our New School Year Theme

How We Celebrate Back to School Season & Our New School Year Theme

Who else loves the back to school rush? As a kid I got absolutely giddy picking out new notebooks and pens, going shopping with my mom, and laying out an outfit for my first day to school. Being on the other side now, it's bittersweet - especially because Eva is on her way to preschool! [...]

25 of the Best Birthday Gifts for Kids and Our Gifting Philosophy

25 of the Best Birthday Gifts for Kids and Our Gifting Philosophy

I sometimes feel guilty for my girls' lack of 'stuff'. Now let me say right off the bat, they have plenty. A playhouse tent, a tiny retro kitchen, and art supplies to last the millenium. But even still, I get comments from guests and well-meaning family members about the toys - or lack thereof - [...]