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BIRTHDAY BUBBLE POSTER

This post was republished with permission from Becca at Who Arted? There is a new trend among parents to spend $500 – $1000 on a child’s first birthday. $1000 people. Now, before I get accused of “mom shaming” let me say this; my only wish for everyone in this world is to be happy. So […]

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JELLY BEAN BRACELETS

 This post was republished with permission from Becca at Who Arted? With St. Patrick’s Day and Easter being so close together this year I didn’t have much time to plan Easter activities. (Insert the feeling of failure and a touch of mommy guilt.) This week I’ve been racking my brain for some quick and easy craftivities […]

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GINGERBREAD TREES

This post was republished with permission from Ally’s Sweet and Savory             I’ve been baking and cooking behind the scenes {my family thinks I’m crazy} but it will all be worth it.   Today we have these super cool and fun Gingerbread Trees.  They are easy, much easier in my opinion than […]

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CHRISTMAS SHOPPING FOR ASD KIDS AKA “WHERE’S THE WINE”

I initially started this post with the best of intentions. I set out to write the definitive list of gifts for harried parents of children on the autism spectrum. I soon realized such a list was not possible. The spectrum is so wide reaching, that each child has their own unique set of challenges and […]

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FOUR TIPS FOR HOLIDAY DECORATING WITH KIDS

The holiday season is upon us, and that means we are all decking halls, trimming trees, and trying desperately to keep our kids from destroying it all. Wait? Is that just me? Christmas is one of my favorite seasons to decorate my home (check out this year’s playfully modern holiday home tour here). But sometimes, […]

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GRATITUDE THROUGH PICTURE BOOKS

As we rush through making dinner, baths, and bedtime, I often have to stop myself and take it all in.  I’m really lucky.  I’m grateful for my beautiful family, the roof over my head, the meaningful work I accomplish at my job, and a community of friends.  That sense of gratitude is something that I […]

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