Since breastfeeding is “natural,” many new Moms assume that it’ll be a breeze. It’s recommended that babies are breastfed for six months to ensure optimal development. TBH, it’s also recommended that you eat 5 servings of vegetables a day, but sometimes, sh*t happens. Here’s what to remember if you’re unable to feed your baby breast milk:
It’s important to instill a sense of gratitude in your child from a young age. Teaching your Little to say a simple thank-you can help foster a lifelong mindset of gratitude. Using the All About Me photo book template, I created a custom ‘I am Thankful’ photo book, and completed with my 3-year-old daughter, Clara. It was incredible to get a glimpse into her world, and the keepsake we created is absolutely priceless.
A few months ago I was at a conference in Washington, D.C., and saw another family enjoying brunch on a weekend morning. Tucked into the folds of their stroller canopy I saw a familiar spiral binding peeking out. To which I knowingly questioned, “Is that a Pinhole Press book?” The surprised mother, looked up, slightly confused, then enthusiastically said, “Yes, yes it is!” Since becoming a parent I often look for those little moments. Making connections with strangers, usually parents with small children too, and somehow acknowledging that Hey, we’re on the same team.
The Photo Sticker Sheets from Pinhole Press are so versatile. I love getting creative with them! From DIY Tic Tac Toe to cute back to school DIY Bookmarks, they’re such a fun craft supply to have! I recently picked up a new phone case and thought it would be fun to create my own personalized case with photos of my family on it using the stickers.
Maybe your tot has a small room, or maybe you’re just trying to keep your ducks in a row. Either way, organization is key when it comes to managing your torpedo of a toddler. Here are our favorite space hacks.
Autumn is pretty much everyone’s favorite season. The pumpkin spice lattes, the piles of leaves, and the fresh-baked cookies just make you want to curl up in a blanket and never leave your couch’s comforting embrace. While pumpkin and apple picking are solid fall activities, we don’t see the harm in mixing things up. Here are some ideas for some classic fall fun.
Children often succeed with learning when they are interested in what you’re teaching them. Nothing interests a child more than seeing photos of themselves! Take advantage of this interest and use photos of your child, and those who love them most, to help them learn and grow!
My kiddos head back to school next week and we’re gearing up for the season with backpacks and binders and pencils galore. Both of my kiddos love to read and set lofty reading goals each school year, so I thought I’d use some of my leftover Photo Sticker Sheets from my previous projects to create a few fun DIY Personalized Bookmarks for their reading.
There’s nothing sweeter than a tiny Picasso gifting you a finger-painted masterpiece, or a classic noodle necklace. Children’s art is so much more than mindless play. Time with crayons and paints can help foster a child’s creativity, improve their fine motor skills, and more. Read on to discover the lasting impact that personalized art can have on your child’s life. Read More “The Benefits of Personalized Art for Kids”
Kids are pure-intentioned. They see the goodness in the little things that adults take for granted, like the sound of pots and pans clanging together and the sight of a ceiling fan twirling around the room. But somewhere along the way, children learn the word “no,” and turn into adorable little monsters who will stop at nothing to get what they want, including shiny new toys in the checkout line. Read More “How to Deal When Your Child Steals Something”