Well it’s been a hot minute since I updated my blog, and I have an actual good reason for it this time – this past November I had scheduled open heart surgery, with complications of a stroke. During COVID. If you want an example of medical trauma, look no further than here! If you remember… Continue reading Update
Do you have a toddler that doesn’t use scissors yet? Still want to make paper snowflakes with them? Try what G and I do! Try having your toddler colour your paper or template (I found some fun ones at First Palette) and you do the cutting after they are done! What you’re left with is… Continue reading Paper Snowflakes with Toddlers!
Do you have a toddler who is constantly moving, bouncing off the walls and loves things like big hugs, being tickled and having lots of blankets on top of them? They may be sensory seeking! While sensory seeking (or alternatively sensory avoidance) may lead to a future diagnosis in the realm of Sensory Processing Disorder,… Continue reading 5 Activities You Can Do With Your Sensory Seeking Toddler
Hello everyone! It’s been a minute since I posted (I’ll let you know why when the time is right) but in our house we’ve been working on Christmas and we’ve already finished one of our traditions! Sending Christmas cards to active members of the Canadian Armed Forces who will be stationed away from their families… Continue reading Spread Christmas Cheer: send a Christmas card to a Canadian Armed Forced Member!
Hello everyone! Are you starting to ramp up to Christmas at your house? We definitely are! This week G and I worked on his letter to Santa! This year I decided to make our own template with no wish list option, as getting a toddler to sit down and tell you what they want Santa… Continue reading Toddler Santa Letters w/Template (No Wish List)
Hello summer! Luckily for our dogs, they (among all other pets) seem to be the only ones who are positively effected by this pandemic, because we are have way more time to spend quality time with them. One thing that dog owners have to be absolutely aware of during the summer is keeping our dogs… Continue reading Homemade Pupsicles for your Dog
Hello everyone! This year we really stepped up our gardening game (as many others have during the pandemic)! Because we rent, we are container gardening this year, and we are excited for the potential! This year we chose to do a variety of veggies and a bunch of flowers, most of which we started from… Continue reading Container Gardening
Hello everyone! As you know I am very enthusiastic about sewing, which of course overflows into my Etsy Shop! (Which is currently on vacation mode but I’m hoping to relaunch it for July and August, but more on that at a later date). I’d love to show you one of my recent creations: Twig +… Continue reading Sewing: Twig + Tale Barefoot Romper
Hello everyone! If you’re a Mom like me, you like to know exactly what goes into your child(ren)’s food and snacks! I make a lot of G’s snacks from scratch so I can basically control exactly what goes into them, but also have some fun with them in the process! Today I’m going to talk… Continue reading Having Fun with Homemade Popsicles!
Hello everyone! I hope you have been well and staying safe! I know we are all anxious about what the world is going to look like now, and while brainstorming I decided to come up with a list of ideas for a summer bucket list that largely avoids crowded areas like parks, play places and… Continue reading Toddler Summer Bucket List Ideas (Social Distancing friendly)