Spring is here and talk of seedlings, gardening, nature, and trees fills our house lately. For us, this means Totoro. My kids love this fat, giant, kitty-looking Japanese character. In honor of this, I put together this ist of Totoro decorations, accessories, furniture, and just plain inspiration to look at.
My kids received a mountain of toys this past Christmas, and as I was cleaning out their toy storage this week, I am saddened to say that just three months later some are heading to the donation box. This led me to think: what were the absolute best toys they received last year? If I could travel back in time and only buy my kids a couple of toys each, what would they get? More
Lions and bears and tigers, oh my! Oh my, were they in abundance this year at the New York International Gift Show! While there was certainly no shortage of delightful gifts for tots and kids of all ages, quite a few items managed to stand out at this year's show. Looking for a gift for an expecting friend or your own child? Take a gander at some of my favorite family finds from NYIGF 2013 below.
Uh-oh. Has that baby of mine really worked out how to get in the refrigerator? Already? And the cabinets? Time to baby proof our rental. But how, when there is so little we can change? Here are a few of the challenges us renters face when baby-proofing, and the simple steps we can take to overcome them. More