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Conscious Kids Clothing Brands for Back-to-School

It's been a minute since I've added any new posts here. Where has the time gone? Theo had his first kindergarten play date yesterday to get ready for the new […]

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25 Acts of Kindness + Joy Advent Calendar

Yes, this Christmas season looks different. But some things are the same. Like, my friend Sarah's thoughtful and evocative reflections during advent, which I look forward to every year. And, […]

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Activities for Little Ones this Week

Since we're well over a month into this stay-at-home time, we've discovered a rhythm to our days that feels good. Like most children, Theo thrives on routine, and so keeping […]

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When You Need Screen Time: Sweet Videos for Little Ones

How is everyone doing? I will start this post by stating the obvious--healthcare workers, emergency responders, essential personnel who keep us fed, deliver our mail, pick up our garbage are […]

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On Parenting. And Smashed Roasted Potatoes with Crispy Cauliflower over Tahini

My niece recently showed me a meme about how bloggers write a whole dissertation about how much their husbands love guacamole before sharing the recipe for guacamole when readers just […]

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Three Years with Theo

John Craigie sings a song, What Phase is This? and that is the refrain playing in my head when I think about life with a three-year-old. What phase is this?

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Travel Guide: San Diego Area with Kids

We recently spent a week in the San Diego area with family, rolling in the sand, splashing in the waves and exploring as much of the Southern California food scene […]

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Summer Bucket List for 2019

In my childhood years, I remember summers as long, hot and humid lazy days where boredom inspired creativity—building forts and creating clubhouses with friends, playing make-believe in the fields and […]

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Travel Tips: Packing List of Activities for Three Year Olds

This is the second post on what to pack in your suitcase to entertain your toddler while traveling. The first was for two year olds, and this one gives updated […]

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Theo's First Birthday Celebration

The sweet little boy in this photo just turned THREE. As milestones usually make me do, I started reminiscing, going back and reading through his first year posts to remind […]

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