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.
Have you noticed the joy people have for life lately? In July my husband and I took our first family vacation since the pandemic. Everywhere we went, people were filled with an exuberant passion for even just the littlest of things.
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.
After a year of enforced patience, there is a sense of relief at the return of schools, businesses, and travel plans long put on hold. I’ve noticed friends and strangers alike are reveling at simple niceties that would have previously been overlooked, or perhaps even scorned.
For the parent of a toddler brushing teeth can be a labor of love. Just like most kids hate having their faces washed, they often despise brushing their teeth. And if you’ve ever spent time with a toddler, you know that they can be STUBBORN.
At 18-months old, our baby girl loves to brush her teeth and have her teeth brushed. The following are the tools and steps we took. I hope they help.
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”
Seeing my daughter blossom, her personality grow — her understanding of the world around her expand — fills me with so much hope and passion for the furniture.
It also fills me with immense sadness for those who lack that freedom. For the women and children who are considered property. Which is why I’m hiking with Rescue:Freedom in an effort to raise funds and awareness for an amazing non-profit on a mission to end slavery.
If you ask Sheri Salo, she’ll likely tell you we’re ‘particular’ clients. If she admits to representing at all. Lord bless her. We’re not particular. “Redfin vs. Traditional Real Estate Agents: Personalization Matters”
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!