Getting Your Toddler To Eat Their Vegetables

Getting Your Toddler To Eat Their Vegetables

Picture this: You spend multiple hours a week making lists, shopping, prepping, cooking and gathering just for a few moments each day to sit around the table. The hope: everyone loves eats what you’ve made whilst sharing their day and enjoying one another’s company. The reality: your toddler eats first because you know they won’t eat what you’ve made and you’re not in the mood to deal with a battle over menu options (again), so you throw together some less than nutritional meal because you know he’ll eat it. Let’s be honest, as long as they’re eating amiright?! Your husband sits down with you, eats the meal prepared for the family, you enjoy his company and adjust your family-togetherness expectations accordingly. Insert today’s post on getting your toddler to eat their vegetables. Or in my world, anything other than a hotdog. Continue reading “Getting Your Toddler To Eat Their Vegetables”

Brooks Turns 4!

Brooks Turns 4!

“Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.” Our sweet Brooks turned 4 last week! It seems with each year the birthdays get sweeter. Maybe it’s because each year we see more and more of a glimpse into the little man Brooks is becoming. His strong-willed spirit, sweetness, sass and ability to never meet a stranger has my heart more and more every day. Continue reading “Brooks Turns 4!”

DIY Sensory Activity: Toddler Sandbox For Under $15

DIY Sensory Activity: Toddler Sandbox For Under $15

Sensory activities for toddlers are a must for every house, man, woman, child, dog. Sensory bins like this DIY sandbox are life changing for entertaining a toddler, especially during those (long) summer days. Let’s be real, just the idea of keeping a toddler stimulated all.day.every.day can seem daunting and overwhelming for even the superest (don’t spell check me on that;) of moms! Fear not dear parents, here is an inexpensive DIY sensory activity that proves hours of stimulating entertainment for your toddlers and preschoolers. Continue reading “DIY Sensory Activity: Toddler Sandbox For Under $15”

3 Family Friendly Day Trips Near Nashville

3 Family Friendly Day Trips Near Nashville

Remember when summers were boring? I don’t. Gone are the days of complaining to our parents that we’re bored, and now as the days of US being complained too. 😄 I get it now. Bless you parents for all the entertaining, the vacations, the activities and playdates. I am sending each and every one of you a gift basket with endless amounts of wine and cheese. #drinkup Gone are the days of boring summers because we are officially adulting y’all. Whether it’s working, parenting or juggling BOTH we’re in this together. But what isn’t gone are day trips near Nashville you can take year round. Today on LtL I’m sharing with you 3 of my favorites to get you out of that busy rut and one with nature. Continue reading “3 Family Friendly Day Trips Near Nashville”

Family Friendly Vacation in Florida

Family Friendly Vacation in Florida

I realize I’m jumping all over the place with my posts this month and I realize this is from the 4th…of July! Haaayyy! But there are a few posts from July I HAVE to jump back to because they were so sweet, fun and memorable. This year’s family vacation in Florida was one for the books. We lake house for the fourth of July was like nothing else because we were all.there.togetherrr. for 10 whole days! And didn’t harm one another (or even want to *gasp) the whole time we were there. 😄 My other memorable post from July was a special girls’ weekend to Palm Beach! You can read more here. Continue reading “Family Friendly Vacation in Florida”