The Imaginary Bellyache

My son stayed home from school today. And by stayed home sick, I mean he's standing next me begging to put on his coat so he can go outside and play. It started with crawling into our bed early this morning and then making vomiting noises. I grabbed him, leapt out of bed and rushed … Continue reading The Imaginary Bellyache

Book Review: P is for Poop by Ben Luster

My son has not been the most receptive little reader. In fact, he's been downright combative at times, like when I tried to read him What's Making Walter C. Laugh? and he threw a giant tantrum, and then there was the time he kept shoving poor Sgt. Stubby in the trash. It got to where … Continue reading Book Review: P is for Poop by Ben Luster

Momtastic Mommy Blog Moving to Geek Mamas

Two blogs is just too many, so I'm working on moving my posts from here to my main blog, GeekMamas.com. I'll be slowly deleting posts from this site as I move them, and then completely close this blog by Spring 2020. Hope to see you over on the other blog 🙂 *Spring passed and now … Continue reading Momtastic Mommy Blog Moving to Geek Mamas

Do You Want to Play a Game?

Playing a game with a three-year-old is a unique experience. It takes a lot of patience, imagination and a complete lack of concern for following rules. We got this great set of games from Goliath Games and Pressman Toy Company and my son couldn't wait to rip open the box and try every single toy, … Continue reading Do You Want to Play a Game?

5 Essentials for Your Dress-up Box and Where to Find Them

It starts when your toddler first puts on a pair of your shoes and stumbles around, giggling and excited to be dressing like mom or dad. Then it progresses to outfits and accessories, and before you know it they've got quite a dress-up collection. Dressing up is a great imaginative activity that you can encourage … Continue reading 5 Essentials for Your Dress-up Box and Where to Find Them

Why Choose Soy Over Paraffin Wax Candles

J&L Decor, a handmade home decor company out of Montana, sent me a lovely handmade Lavender and Vanilla Scented Soy Candle to try out recently, along with some enlightening info about why they chose to make their candles using soy wax. Lauren Cox, the co-founder of J&L Decor, recently wrote a post about Soy vs … Continue reading Why Choose Soy Over Paraffin Wax Candles

Choosing a Children’s Bedroom Theme

There are so many fun themes to choose from when decorating a child's bedroom. When they are first born, the room reflects the parents' personality and tastes, but as they get a little older the room starts to morph into a different style more in line with the child's budding personality. Here's a few ideas … Continue reading Choosing a Children’s Bedroom Theme