Perler Beads – why they are important for kids (SLIDESHOW!)

Perler Beads – why they are important for kids (SLIDESHOW!)

As a child, I remember making little bead images with Perler Beads, having my Grandmother iron them, and then doing nothing with them. What is the point of this? Now as an adult, married with 2 boys (and a 3rd on the way), I am realizing the importance of what seemed like a frustrating waste of time. My boys are 6 & 7 years old, and this is the PERFECT project for them!! They are…

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Extra Snuggles: Why I LOVE Having my Daughter Sleep in Our Bed

Extra Snuggles: Why I LOVE Having my Daughter Sleep in Our Bed

Mention co-sleeping to any person on the street, and inevitably you will find opinions abound regarding the relatively taboo parenting practice.  On one side of the aisle, people will suggest that sleeping in the same bed with your infant or toddler may make them more dependent in the future.  On the other side of the aisle, people will justify the co-sleeping practice as simply an extension of their love and affection toward their young one……..

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Gymboree is a GREAT Start for Your Toddler!

Gymboree is a GREAT Start for Your Toddler!

We all love playing with our infants and toddlers – they are just so full of the wonder of life and everything is so new and exciting to them.  We do our  best to provide a stimulating environment within the home, complete with toys that blink, flash, beep and even interact with our babies.  We have books, stuffed animals, toy cars, slides and more to keep them constantly amused, and we relish our time spent…

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