Gear to Make Traveling with Young Kids Easier! Wouldn’t it be nice if kids were born with everything they needed? Well, that is one of our jobs as parents, to make sure they have everything they need and then some, right? Well, one of the hardest times to travel with the kiddos is during the holiday season. You are trying to remember everything you need for your travels. I have prepared an … [Read more...]
5 Tips for Dining Out With Toddlers
Taking a toddler out to dinner can be a fun, but also very stressful experience. Taking a toddler out to dinner who has allergies, oral aversions, and sensory issues… Well let’s just say the thought of it exhausted me for a long time. When he threw up not once, but THREE times at one of our favorite family friendly dining spots – I thought our days of eating outside the home were … [Read more...]
Getting Ready for Back To School with my 1st Grader!
I can't believe my little man started 1st grade this week! I swear it seems like yesterday I was up late at night wondering if I was doing this "parenting" thing right or not. While this year wasn't as rough emotionally as starting kindergarten was, the truth is I still spend a lot of time wondering if I'm doing the whole parenting thing right. Except instead of worrying about when we … [Read more...]
5 Ways To Keep Kids Connected During a Deployment
My husband has been deploying overseas for his job since our first son was born. Former Air National Guard he now works as a civilian defense contractor. While his deployments are a little bit different than a strict military deployment, it's still hard on our boys and navigating them can be tricky. Over the years we have found a few things that help them understand that no matter how far away … [Read more...]
FPIES Update: What’s New at 2+ years old?
You guys, I know I have not updated our FPIES journey on my blog in a really really long time. In fact I never even shared how our Food Trials at Denver's National Jewish Health Hospital went. I will try to be better about it in the future. I know I have turned to other people in social media for help and answers. It can be a really encouraging and helpful source of information when you are … [Read more...]