Trying to get babies, toddlers, and young kids to sleep might be one of the biggest challenges of parenthood – at least it can seem that way! But research is showing more and more how beneficial sleep is to kids and their overall health. If we realized the impact of sleep deprivation on our kids, we would probably be more likely to help them get the rest their bodies need.
Camping gear is one of those things that can make or break a camping trip. It really is the difference between fun time spent outside or a miserable couple of days. And the right camping equipment makes for the best camping trips!
Want some gift ideas for kids that AREN’T toys?? Kids don’t need more toys! They need things that inspire creativity and encourage them to play outside! Here’s a list of my top 7 non-toy gift ideas for kids!
This is the year of less for me – mainly when it comes to things. This comes from a place of wanting to live in a clutter free home and only keep the things we use and love. I have a tendency to hang on to things I don’t use (and/or haven’t used in years) because I might need it. I have also let myself get away with this for way too long because we actually have the space to store a lot of things.
My family is getting ready to head out on a road trip for a mid winter getaway! We were supposed to spend 2 weeks in Florida with family this spring, but that trip was not meant to be – which means we get to go visit my sister and her family instead! So we are trading in our 2 week vacation in sunny Florida for a long weekend visit with my sister a couple of states over – and I’m pretty excited about it!
This year I am adopting a “less is more” kind of mindset. Less toys, more playing with the things we already have. Less clothes, more wearing the things we have and love. Less buying, less spending, less clutter, less waste. This is hard in a world with so much consumerism.