JOY Octopus Watch — Is it worth it?

Back in February, I placed an order for 3 watches & 3 companions via Indigogo. The weekend of August 26, we received them. While the fulfillment date push backs have been a sore spot for many customers, they were to be excepted from a start-up company. However, I’m not writing to touch on those issues. What I’m going to review is the product itself. While most reviews you’ll see on my blog have been sponsored […]

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Easy Rainy Day Activity

So, if you’re in Texas, you’ve probably been stuck inside with all the wet weather, and if you’re a parent this means watching the wild look in your child’s eyes as they start to go stir crazy. So, here is a quick to set-up & easy to play indoor activity to curb some of that restless energy! What you’ll need: Baseball Cap (per child bc sharing/waiting wasn’t on the agenda) Small magnets Pipe Cleaners Tape […]

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Creating a space for YOU + your kidsĀ 

It’s not easy. Kids are messy balls of chaos and their toys aren’t often what I’d refer to as “sophisticated,” but despite all of that YOU can create a space that satisfies the needs of both parties & that everyone will love.  Think color. Find a few colors that you are into that complement each other and stick with it. We have a grey & green look going with wood furniture. There a few pops […]

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Salt Dough Hand-print Bowls

It’s been pouring in San Antonio for what feels like weeks, and I freakin’ love it! My toddler, not so much. So, here is a quick DIY (completely toddler assisted) project to keep stir crazy from setting in. I found the recipe on Pinterest, where else, am I right? So, I’m giving a shout out to In The Playroom for this great idea! Her kids made some cool crafts, too, and you should check out […]

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The Montessori Bedroom for the Independent Toddler

Logan’s new room is all about simplicity and accessibility. My main goal was for him to be able to direct where he goes, and why. I also wanted a space where he didn’t have to constantly hear the word “no.” Obviously throughout our house there are many places where Logan can’t have access to cabinets and draws, but his room shouldn’t be one of them. The main snag I hit when putting the room together […]

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