Sensory bottles are fantastic for babies. Our sensory bottles are my baby’s favorite toys. I’ll be sharing our favorite ideas for baby sensory bottles. Today I’m sharing one inspired by the weather – a snow sensory bottle! Sensory Bottle Clean, empty plastic bottle from the recycling snow (or crushed ice if you don’t have snow!) hot glue gun (optional) Put the snow into the bottle.
“But what can you actually do with babies?” I hear this question all the time. I’ve been on the other end of it, too. One day, as a sleep-deprived new-mom zombie (they sleep, just not consecutively, right?) I looked down at my infant, who was looking back at me. We were alone. Paternity leave was over. Grandparent extended stays had ended. We were alone. And I thought…”But what do I
I saw handprint flower bouquet that my cousin and her daughter made for my Grandmother, and immediately asked my cousin if I could show it to you all! She agreed, and she even wrote the post! Thanks, Melissa! For Mother’s Day, Sofi and I made some handprint flower bouquets for her great-grandmothers. They were fairly simple and special and sentimental enough to make a good gift
Reading with babies can be a lot of fun…but it can also be a bit of a challenge! When Bethany from No Twiddle Twaddle suggested that we do a Google Hangout On Air to discuss tips for reading with babies, I immediately agreed. The link to our video is below. We were also joined by Melissa Golladay, who you might remember from her guest post here
From the start, I knew that I wanted to use a baby carrier. Baby carriers allow your little one to snuggle up against you, and give you the use of both hands – and the ability to walk around! This was especially necessary when my second child was born. He spent many, many hours peacefully sleeping against me on the soccer field, at the grocery
With thoughts of Thanksgiving pies in my head, I decided to make the boys an apple pie pretend play station. Make Your Felt Apple Pie Pretend Play Set Mostly I just cut simple shapes from colored felt. I stocked our pie shop with the following felt items: apples (glue little brown felt pieces to the top of cut red felt) apple slices: peeled (white felt)