Toddlers: 2 yrs – 5 yrs

2015 Winter Bucket List

Friday, December 4, 2015 By Sarah Ring

A mere two years ago I gave birth just ten days before Christmas. My husband and I snuggled up in my hospital bed watching “It’s a Wonderful Life” as our newborn baby slept soundly swaddled in his bassinet at our side. I was completely overcome with the most intense flooding of joy for the best […]


25 Days and Activities for Christmas

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 By Jessica Tomes
25 Days and Activities for Christmas | Baby Chick

The holidays are always such a special time of year — especially with little ones. Everything is so beautiful and so magical. But it’s entirely too easy to get caught up in the hustle and the bustle of the season; before you know it, Christmas has come and gone. So this year I am creating […]


DIY Car Seat Safety Checklist

Monday, November 9, 2015 By Sarah Ring
diy car seat checklist

When we recently began to question whether or not to turn our 2 year old’s car seat forward, we decided that it was a great opportunity to consult the professionals. Most labor and delivery hospitals in our area offer appointments with certified car seat technicians and best of all, the service is free! We booked […]


Teaching Toddlers to Give Thanks

Friday, November 6, 2015 By Jessica Tomes
Teaching Toddlers to Give Thanks | Baby Chick

In the name of full disclosure, I must admit that explaining a concept like Thanksgiving to my two toddlers kind of makes me want to pull all my hair out, strand by strand. But I know that as a parent, it’s my job to teach them these things. Things like thankfulness, appreciation for all that […]


What To Ask To Hire The Perfect Babysitter

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 By Sarah Ring
babysitter bliss

You’ve been given the number to a well known sitter in your neighborhood and she’s agreed to meet you for coffee to discuss her potentially watching your children. She could be your sanity saver, your golden ticket to footloose and fancy free date nights… She could be the one, your new babysitter! But first, before […]


Fall Bucket List: 26 Things To Do This Fall

Friday, October 2, 2015 By Nina Spears

Well ladies, it’s October! Can you believe it?! Autumn has officially arrived and I couldn’t be more excited for the cooler weather, the fall clothes, and the warm drinks. Too bad it still feels like summer. Summer, you’ve been great, but bring on Fall! To kick off one of my favorite months and the fabulous […]


Zoodles & Avocado Cream Sauce Recipe

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 By Lanie Towsley

Seasonal Cooking Challenge! Recently my husband and I challenged ourselves to cook seasonally. We did this for a few reasons; 1) we wanted to make a more conscious effort at eating locally and supporting the small farmer, 2) we wanted to get out of a veggie rut and try new recipes, and 3) we wanted […]


Toy Rotation: How to Rotate Your Toddler’s Toys

Thursday, July 2, 2015 By Sarah Ring

What if I told you that I had the secret to a cleaner home, a more engaged toddler, and that you could have both completely for FREE? I know what you’re thinking. It seemed impossible to me too until I began reading more about the benefits of toy rotation. Toy Rotation is simply categorizing your […]


Packing and Survival Tips for Moving With Babies & Toddlers

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 By Sarah Ring

Making Moves • Packing and Survival Tips for Moving With Babies & Toddlers Moving to a new home can be seriously stressful. The whole process is tedious; searching for the perfect home in a sellers market is nail biting competitive and then closing on your 30 years of debt… Um, I mean “home sweet home” is […]


Adventures In Crafting with Your Toddler

Thursday, June 11, 2015 By Lanie Towsley

I used to love rainy days. Especially if I wasn’t at work. Curl up on the couch, good book in hand, Norah Jones in the background, throw in a snooze perhaps. However, rainy days have looked a lot different lately. They still include books, music and couches, though now those books are scattered on the […]