How to Manage Toys Overload

How to Manage Toys Overload

In recent posts, I’ve shared how we transformed our unfinished basement into a play space and offered some tips and tricks on how to organize toys in a playroom.  Today, it’s all about how to maintain your play space and prevent toys from taking over your house.  Here’s what works…

Boredom Boxes for Kids – Video Share

Last year I made some boredom boxes for Chase when he transitioned from napping to quiet time and was at home with me for a year of maternity leave.  It took a 30 minute investment of my time to pull together some random miscellaneous toys and activities from around the…

What you think, you become.  What you feel, you attract.  What you imagine, you create.

- Buddha -
Tips & Tricks for Organizing a Playroom

Tips & Tricks for Organizing a Playroom

In my last post, I shared some tips on how we designed a safe and fun play space in our unfinished basement.  We came up with a furniture layout and design to maximize safety.  We then worked to set up lighting that would be both functional for how the space…

How to Transform Your Unfinished Basement Into a Playroom

How to Transform Your Unfinished Basement Into a Playroom

Creating a Safe & Fun Playroom Moving comes with sacrifices.  It’s almost impossible to find every feature you want in one house so you have pick and choose what’s most important to you and loose a little to gain in other places.  That was the case when we made our…

Lego Series – Duplo Marble Maze

Lego Series – Duplo Marble Maze

Chase came home from daycare one day with a big plan.  A plan to make a maze for his marbles.  He often comes up with fun and cool ideas but needs a little bit of help in figuring out what he can use to bring his idea to life.  After…

Pinterest Felt Christmas Tree – Craft Review

Pinterest Felt Christmas Tree – Craft Review

I pulled out the holiday decor last week and I was excited to stumble across a Pinterest execution craft that I managed to pull off last year.  I had completely forgot that I had made the felt Christmas tree that you are probably seeing all over Facebook and the internet right…

What Nobody Tells You About Unpacking With Children

What Nobody Tells You About Unpacking With Children

Moving into a new house comes with some challenges.  Moving into a new house and unpacking with children comes with A LOT of challenges. The first task you are faced with is quickly finding and unpacking the essentials so you can create a space that is functional enough to feed,…

Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping them up.

- Jesse Jackson -
Life Lessons in a Scrapbook – Lesson #3

Life Lessons in a Scrapbook – Lesson #3

A few years ago I made a scrapbook album to give to Chase someday when he gets older.   I captured some of my pregnancy, special events and milestones from his first year to document his growth.  What was most meaningful to create in this album, was a series of “life…