How to make a quilt with your kids

A fun project, particularly for girls, although boys may enjoy it too, is sewing a basic quilt. My siblings and I grew up knowing how to sew because my mom was an excellent seamstress, but the art of sewing seems to be getting lost nowadays. Certainly, there are plenty of people who still do, butContinue reading “How to make a quilt with your kids”

How to Keep Your Toddler Entertained While Waiting

It’s always my mission to try to avoid a meltdown when we’re out and about. There’s nothing better than a kid kicking, screaming, crying, and/or throwing himself on the floor while everyone in the store is staring at you like you are the Worst Parent Ever. We’ve all been there…or will be at some point.Continue reading “How to Keep Your Toddler Entertained While Waiting”

Cloth Diaper Care and Washing

Washing & caring for your cloth diapers shouldn’t be intimidating or hard. Collect used diapers in a designated pail (a basic trash can with a lid and some type of liner: a basic trash bag or a reusable/washable bag works well). Wet diapers can go directly into the pail, while poopy diapers take a quickContinue reading “Cloth Diaper Care and Washing”

Scraps of memory: Vacation Meltdown

My amazing husband planned our first little getaway with the babe to San Diego and we were so looking forward to getting away for a few days and enjoying our time! We checked into our hotel on Tuesday afternoon with such high hopes for the rest of the week. The next day we went toContinue reading “Scraps of memory: Vacation Meltdown”