There are a good number of things my dad took seriously. Some were his personal preference, like salty peanuts. Others were more practical, like good shoes and sharp knives. For years he gave me lessons about stropping edges and washing blades.
It’s my privilege to share those lessons with you.
While some of Pepper’s favorite toys have been empty Amazon bags and old egg cartons — toys have also been really important for promoting self-play, fine-motor skills, gross-motor skills, and mental development. The following have been some of our favorites.
Clothing artist Devan Nichols has made a name for herself through creative designs and old-school stamping techniques. It all starts with a responsibly-made shirt. Because “Hand Stamped in Seattle”
A kitchen helper is a wide-based stool with firm feet and guard rails that offers your child a safe and sturdy way to stand at counter level — making it a fantastic way to keep your kid engaged and entertained while you cook!
Wish you regularly had better photos of yourself? I feel you.
Flattering photos make you more confident. And if you’re using them for business — they increase your reach and improve your brand.
What is the first thing that comes to mind when I ask, “What is the coolest thing about summer?” Is it the open sunroof on a drive along the coast? Extra time with family? A day-trip to the San Juan Islands? All of these things sound great, by my hope for you is the coolest thing on all of these adventures is your cooler!
If you’re wondering how to be more efficient as a mom who works from home, this post is for you. It explores the importance of “23 Tips to Being Productive as a Work-From-Home Mom”
To some, this might be the woman who hunts, forages, and grows all her own food. It could be the bad mamba jam who hikes 8-plus miles into the woods, pitches a tent and rocks her babe to sleep under the stars.
And while these insanely impressive women are definitely outdoorsy moms — I don’t believe they’re the only ones.
For me, an outdoorsy mom with a baby is any gal who has young children and loves maintaining an active lifestyle outside. That’s what this post is about.
We planned to get pregnant. I dutifully took my temperature each morning and peed on ovulation sticks each month. And when one line became two, “Can You Fight Postpartum Depression Before Birth? Here Are 5 Ways I Tried.”