Toddlers – I have 2 of them, both boys – 16 months apart. The things they say and do, only other parents would understand.

From toddler alarm clocks to pleading for advice when my toddler jumps out of his crib, here is Toddler Talk.

10+ Best Alarm Clocks for Toddlers

10+ Best Alarm Clocks for Toddlers

Technology and Kids – One of our most popular posts involves trying to get kids to sleep and stay in bed with kids alarm clocks for toddlers. If you have toddlers that have a hard time with sleeping, this post is for you! Updated 1/2015: Sleep training your toddler? Check out these toddl...

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Messes My Kids Made – Sharpie on the Kitchen Counter and Cabinets

Messes My Kids Made – Sharpie on the Kitchen Counter and Cabinets

Oh the life of a mom with 2 toddlers. It is NEVER boring at our house. It also is never clean. In this edition of MESSES MY KIDS MADE, I am sharing a lovely diddy that the boys surprised me with a while back. Yes folks, this is good ol’ SHARPIE marker on my kitchen […]...

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Toddler Jumping Out of Crib – HELP!

Toddler Jumping Out of Crib – HELP!

I have a plan kid, and it doesn’t involve you leaving your crib for another 5 months – understand? Apparently our youngest, Zeke didn’t get the memo. We need him in his crib for 5 more months. Why? Well that’s a big hairy post for another time, but let’s just say it inv...

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Messes My Kids Made – Part 1

Messes My Kids Made – Part 1

You know, I know kids makes messes. It’s part of life, right? I mean – I am by no means a clean, organized person and make my share of messes. I have 4 kids. The 2 olders, sure in their toddler years made some doozies – but these last 2 boys – OMG these toddlers […]...

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Toddler Update

Toddler Update

Okay, you know I feel like it’s been forever since I’ve written about my kids on this blog. Oh the BOYS. I so love them. God knew what he was doing when he gave me these two. They are the perfect combination of crazy and funny. Here are all 3 of us. I have no […]...

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Wall Felt Christmas Tree and Felt Snowman

Wall Felt Christmas Tree and Felt Snowman

Last year I fell in love with the wall felt Christmas trees for toddlers. This past Thanksgiving, I found a purpose for an entry wall in our house. I am using it to create seasonal fun. For Thanksgiving, it was a Wall Thankful Tree – and now for Christmas, it’s a Wall Felt Christmas Tree...

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10 Toddler Bikes for Boys

10 Toddler Bikes for Boys

Looking for a toddler bike? Like just about every year, it seems – we have a bicycle under the Christmas tree!  With 4 kids, that like to grow (can’t they stop growing???) – it feels like we are buying new bikes every year. This year, with 2 toddlers that just a smudge differenc...

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10 Toddler Toys That Your Kids Will Actually Use!

10 Toddler Toys That Your Kids Will Actually Use!

Looking for toddler toys that will be used? Nothing frustrates me more than buying a new toy and my kid playing with it 1 time and then forgetting about it! So frustrating! Well, look no more! Purchase toddler toys that will last. Check out these 10 Toddler Toys That Your Kids Will Actually Use! Ult...

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20 Toddler Toys to Help Develop Fine Motor Skills

20 Toddler Toys to Help Develop Fine Motor Skills

The few years we have our kids as toddlers – they are rapidly growing and learning. Your toddler’s gross motor skills, like running, walking and jumping doesn’t require much work on your part. Our toddlers took off on their own. Our youngest Zeke is trying SO hard to jump – i...

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My Toddler Takes a Selfy

My Toddler Takes a Selfy

The whole selfy thing – just isn’t something I get. Well, unless I am doing my make-up. I totally do my make up by using the selfy camera on the iPhone. Sometimes I’ll snap a shot before I get my eyebrows waxed, hair colored or what have you. But typically on an average day –...

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13 Great Things About 3 Year Olds

13 Great Things About 3 Year Olds

I’ve documented the woahs of the last 2 years with my 3-year-old. He is a force to be reckoned with. Whether it’s knocking his teeth into his gums, or the kids refusing to sleep – we’ve had our trials. Thankfully he is really cute, so all of the chaos is at least accompanied ...

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Goodbye Summer – Hello Preschool

Goodbye Summer – Hello Preschool

Saying goodbye to summer is bitter sweet.  We had a summer bucket list that we didn’t quite complete, because - well life got in the way. Toddlers have taught me just to roll with whatever happens in life – blessings and curses. Thankfully, these situations were blessings! While th...

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Let’s Talk Toddlers

Let’s Talk Toddlers

Let’s talk toddlers! A lot going on around here in toddler land. With 2 termites toddlers, life doesn’t stop, and neither does the OMG and LOL with these boys around. I posted this photo to Instagram this past week. I so adore that the toddler boys finally took a loving photo together. T...

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Toddler Goes to the Emergency Room

Toddler Goes to the Emergency Room

Taking a toddler to the emergency room is not fun. Yesterday was one of those days that goes down in the WTH was I thinking when I had kids category. I was at church with our 2 older kids when my husband called and said that he was headed to the emergency room and that […]...

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How to Throw a Potty Training Party

How to Throw a Potty Training Party

Throw a potty party? Yes, let me explain. We are a month into potty training and oh BOY what a fun month it’s been *insert eye roll*.  At the end of March, our 3-year old Izaiah kept pulling his diaper off after he did his business. My husband threw his hands in the air and […]...

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When to Start Potty Training – 5 Signs To Watch For

When to Start Potty Training – 5 Signs To Watch For

Are you wondering when to start potty training your toddler? We are currently in the midst of getting our 3 year old son Izaiah to pee on the toilet, not on the floor. WHEE, it’s uhm quite the adventure to say the least. This is our third child to potty train, though admit tingly the fir...

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OUCH! My Toddler Accidentally Pulled Out My Nose Ring

OUCH! My Toddler Accidentally Pulled Out My Nose Ring

I have wanted a nose ring for a while. Maybe it’s a mid-thirties crisis or something like that. With 4 kids, finding time to actually head to the tattoo parlor and gets pierced is not easy. While I love exposing my children to the world, I wasn’t going to chain-gang them into watch me ge...

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The Cure for Bored Toddlers – 20 Activities for Toddlers

The Cure for Bored Toddlers – 20 Activities for Toddlers

What do you do when your toddler gets bored? We are dealing with this issue x2. Both toddlers are at awkward stages. Izaiah, 2 years old – would watch TV or play on the iPad all day, since that’s not an option – hello boredom!  Zeke, who is 1 – wants nothing to do with [&h...

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Cereal Box Crafts

Cereal Box Crafts

Does your family consume ungodly amounts of cereal? Mine does. It’s obscene, that’s if I am not around. While I am trying to stick to more of the granola and whole grains, the husband has a weakness when giving into the kids when it comes to cereal (particularly Lucky Charms) and Ovaltin...

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Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees and Other Things Your Toddler Needs to Know About Money

Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees and Other Things Your Toddler Needs to Know About Money

How many times have you uttered the words…. Money doesn’t grow on trees?  I know I am guilty of saying that, oh at least 5 times each grocery store trip – and who knows how many when we are at the mall or Target. Kids just don’t get it… but then again, I guess itR...

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Toddler Teeth Knocked Out (Or So We Thought!)

Toddler Teeth Knocked Out (Or So We Thought!)

Todder teeth knocked out is a scary thought, wanna know something even scarier – IT HAPPENING and then realizing that your toddler’s teeth were knocked into his GUMS! I KNOW… OMG, what a week it has been. Well actually, since last Thursday we have been in a downward spiral – ...

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Toddler Silence is Scary

Toddler Silence is Scary

Silence is golden… unless you have a toddler. In that case silence is very suspicious. TRUE THAT. Quiet Toddlers = No Good Anytime we have quiet toddlers, there is something up.  While there are a few rare occasions that the quietness is because they are asleep, most of the time silence equ...

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5 Things My Toddler Has Learned from the iPad

5 Things My Toddler Has Learned from the iPad

Toddlers and iPad learning is something that has fascinated me. While yes, I am a digital mom who is constantly trying to find a good screen time balance for my kids – we whole heartedly embrace technology with kids.  I admit, my 2 year old Izaiah spends more screen time that the normal tod...

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Teaching Toddlers Forgiveness

Teaching Toddlers Forgiveness

Teaching forgiveness to toddlers is essential. Think about this. What if everyone on this Earth knew about forgiveness and understood Grace? What a wonderful world we would live in. Guess what? That’s not happening. While we can’t control the fact that the world can be a dark place, we c...

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Our Toddlers Don’t Know About September 11th

Our Toddlers Don’t Know About September 11th

September 11th – We Will Never Forget I woke up today and looked at the date. Every time I glance at a calendar and see the date of September 11 – a sick feeling develops in my stomach. Each year, on this day 9-11 – I can’t help but remember that tragic morning that reshaped ...

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