February 9, 2015

Mom Monday {candy-less valentine ideas}

It's that time of year again, when you send your child to school with a clever valentine. I love these ideas because they are candy-less and you can pick the items up at the grocery store or Target. Plus they are so adorable! First up, package up a cutie with a tag or sticker that says "You're a cutie"! Love that one. Pick up some little vials or bottles of bubbles and use the line "You blow me away". Grab a bag of underwater plastic toys and add a tag...READ MORE

August 5, 2013

Mom Monday {lunchbox round-up}

With school starting soon I thought it would be fun to share a few lunchbox finds I have been collecting. I love how these are all eco-friendly, and the bento versions really help promote a healthy, well-balanced meal. Enjoy! 1 Reusable bamboo spoon and fork in one!! 2 Waste Free lunch kit 3 Leak-proof cooler bag/lunch box 4  A fun take on the bento box 5 The ultimate bento 6 Laptop lunches 7 The eco-lunchbox 8 Machine washable...READ MORE

February 11, 2013

10 Questions to ask … Pre-Schools

Well I cannot believe I am saying this, but we have begun the search for a pre-school for Piper. After starting the search here are a few words of advice I wish someone had given me. Here are some key questions to use as a guide when visiting schools. We are still in the process of choosing a school, and I never imagined it would be this difficult. Or that there would be this many options! Application fees, waiting lists, lottery enrollment...wow!...READ MORE