10 Tips for Dealing with Picky Eaters

If you have a child or family member who is an extremely fussy eater, whether a birth child or a foster child, mealtimes can be frustrating and concerning. However, there are strategies you can try to encourage healthier, more adventurous eating habits. Here are 10 tips for dealing with picky eaters.

10 Tips for Dealing with Picky Eaters

What To Do When Your Toddler Starts Walking On Their Own?

One of the most exciting moments for any parent is when their toddler starts taking those first wobbly steps on their own. It's a sign that they're growing up and becoming more independent. But what do you need to do to make sure your toddler stays safe as they start exploring the world around them? Here are some tips to help you out.

blonde toddler boy running through grass

Fine Motor Skills You Need to Develop in Your Toddlers and Preschoolers

Fine motor skills refer to the small muscle movements used for intricate activities such as writing and manipulating tiny objects. These skills are important for young children as they help in developing coordination and control of their movements. You must encourage toddlers and preschoolers to develop these skills early on to ensure a smooth transition from childhood to adulthood.


What Makes the Kia Sportage the Best Car for Toddler Travel?

Planning the perfect family road trip for your young kids can be a daunting task. But there is one key to making sure it will go smoothly – choosing the right car. The Kia Sportage has become increasingly popular among parents as the top choice when selecting an automobile suitable for their little ones. It's packed full of features to make your road trip a breeze. To help you with this topic, we'll find out exactly why the Kia Sportage drives such an excellent choice from five areas critical for the safe transport of growing families on the open road.

5 Reasons to Choose the Kia Sportage for Your Toddler's Travel

Fun Winter Activities To Do With Your Toddlers

Read on to find out some of the best activities to do with your toddler this Winter>

Depending on where you live, Winter can be a difficult time for you and your toddler. It can get incredibly cold, and there can be a lot of rain or snow. This means that outdoor activities are limited, but you can still do a ton with your child.


Put on your son’s beanie and jacket or slip on your daughter’s girl's trainers; here are some fun Winter activities to do with your toddler.

How to Introduce Toddlers to Fun and Engaging Educational Topics at Home

Introducing toddlers to educational topics can be daunting, but there are also a lot of solutions for it! There are fun and engaging ways to introduce toddlers to important educational concepts. By using activities that are fun, educational, and suitable for the age, you can help your toddler learn about educational topics at home.

Here are some of the things you can do to boost your toddler’s interest in educational topics at home:

How to Help Your Toddler Develop Physically and Mentally

As a parents, it's part of our job to help our toddlers develop physically and mentally. This can be a daunting task, but with the right information, you can make sure that your child is getting everything they need to grow and thrive. This blog post will discuss how to help your toddler develop physically and mentally in both the short-term and long-term and also provide some helpful tips on how to make this process easier for both you and your child!

Helping Your Toddler Try New Foods

One of the best things about having a toddler is that everything is new to them, and they are fully aware of that fast. It’s so much fun seeing them have new experiences and watching how they react to their first sunset or that initial visit to see the monkey at the zoo. Of course, when it comes to food, things are not always so lovely.

Many toddlers, although curious about everything else in the world around them, are less than excited about the prospect of trying new foods that may be unfamiliar to them but if you don’t want to end up with a fussy eater on your hands, you do need to help them experience new foods that they will grow to love.

With that in mind here are some top tips you can use to help your toddler try new foods as often as possible:

How To Get Your Toddler to Eat Healthy Meals

How To Get Your Toddler to Eat Healthy Meals

It is concerning that only 7% of children in the US consume vegetables daily and in required amounts. Research also shows that most toddlers are fussy eaters and will likely reject foods they are not familiar with. With these hindrances, how do you get your toddler to eat healthy meals without dealing with tantrums? It is a tricky one until you both master the act. Below are some ideas you may want to try out in your bid to get your tots to eat healthily.

5 Reasons the Right Tableware Can Make Toddler Mealtimes Easier

Your toddler is a picky eater. They refuse to eat anything but chicken nuggets and macaroni and cheese, so you're starting to think that maybe they just don't like food.

5 Reasons the Right Tableware Can Make Toddler Mealtimes Easier

Do you know what your problem is? It's the tableware! That's right. It doesn't matter how good of a cook you are or how tasty your recipes might be if there isn't something on their plate that appeals to them visually. The right dishes can make a huge difference when it comes to convenience and cleanliness.

Here are five reasons why the right tableware can make toddlers happy with every mealtime

These 5 Activities Are Great For Toddler Brain Training

Many parents find it is relatively easy to care for their child’s nutritional needs given the abundance of literature and information available. However, developing your child’s brain in dynamic and interesting ways is equally important.

Toddler brain training is vital to allow their natural curiosity and interest in the external world to flourish. The habits you set down in these early years can provide them with a lifelong love of learning. This can help them be mentally healthy and successful in all their future pursuits. It all starts with some simple activities you can do with your toddler today.

Let’s look at five specific activities you can do with your child to facilitate your toddler’s brain development.

Cozy Comfort for Little Ones with DockATot

My son transitioned to a big boy bed last year. He originally loved it, but now that it has time to settle, I think he was scared to get out of it initially because now he will not stay in it. He has been trying to sneak back into our bed and he will even try to sleep in the closet right outside our bedroom door. He has always been snugly sleeper and I think he just doesn't feel the snuggly comfort he craves in his big bed. I thought that by creating a comforting sleep space, then it might help him adjust a little better.

I have heard about the DockATot™ brand for a while now. I knew they had DockATot™ Deluxe which was designed for babies aged 0 to 8 months old or 5-22Ibs. so they can have a safe place to rest, lounge, play, cuddle, do tummy time and even get diaper changes, but they do have a larger version as well. The DockATot Grand is the stage 2 version and it was designed for babies age 9 to 36 months or 22-40lbs. It has been nice having this for him because it seems to be giving him a sense of security that he wasn't feeling before.

Safe Family Travel with Diono radian® rXT Convertible Car Seat

It is Child Passenger Safety Week and I am so excited to share with you all about the Diono radian rXT all-in-one Convertible Car Seat. I have wanted to work with this brand for a while now. Diono is a top brand in child safety and with all of the traveling we have been doing this year, I want to make sure my family is safe.

What's In My Toddler's Diaper Bag?

Today's conversation was sponsored by Beech-Nut, all opinions of necessities are my own. This post contains affiliate links.

Summer time activities are in full swing here in Georgia and if you follow me on Instagram, then you know that we have been going now stop since school let out. With constantly being on the go and the fact that I always like to be prepared means I like to have everything in my diaper bag. I am also potty training an always hungry toddler. So here is what is in my toddler's diaper bag.

Toddler Diaper Bag Essentials

So here are my diaper bag essentials for my toddler:

My Tot Clock Review & Giveaway

It's 4:45 am, do you know where your kids are? That's right! You have a toddler and it's Saturday, but they think it's time to wake up for the day! Oh joy. Routine is key with children, in fact they thrive on it. They also say it takes a village to raise a child. In the age of technology, we have My Tot Clock.

My Tot Clock is the perfect all-in-one toddler clock for tiny tots and their sleepy parents. It includes a sleep clock, alarm clock, nightlight, timeout timer, and activity timer in one! The magic of My Tot Clock is that it changes colors to teach little ones when it's time to sleep (blue light) and when it's okay to wake (yellow light). Parents set the routine! My Tot Clock, with analog and digital clock displays, also plays bedtime stories, lullabies, fun wake-up music, and even white noise to make the traditionally stressful bedtime and morning routines more enjoyable.

Potty Training Preparedness 101

Potty Training. I said once the new year hit, we were going to buckle down and get it done. But how do you teach an unwilling student? Seriously. I am researching and trying every trick in the book. In all my searching, the number one tip is to be prepared! Be prepared that they'll have accidents, be prepared to clean up, and be prepared to reward as well. So I have compiled a list of products that make potty training easier and help make you more prepared.

Potty Training Advice

Enjoying the Holidays with World's Purest Baby Wipes

When my daughter was born, I didn't realize how truly lucky I was. She did have skin issues, but only if we used a laundry detergent besides the one we had been using all along. When my son came along, I thought he might be about the same, but boy was I wrong. He broke out from different diapers, wipes, laundry detergents, and even certain foods I ate. He was never diagnosed officially with having eczema, but he a lot of the same symptoms.

World's Purest Baby Wipes

I am one of those people who baby wipes for everything. Of course during diaper changes, but also meal time clean ups, carpet spot cleans, everything. Baby wipes are great to clean up life's little messes. With a baby (now toddler) like mine who has a tendency to break out with certain products, I like to stick to products with the least amount of chemicals as possible. WaterWipes is a harsh chemical free baby wipe that contains only two ingredients, 99.9% pure Irish water and 0.1% grapefruit seed extract.

Tips for Grocery Shopping with a Toddler

I am a stay-at-home mom and as much as I would love to go grocery shopping by myself, that just isn't realistic for our lifestyle. My daughter is in school, so I usually only have one in tow when I grocery shopping these days. My toddler son. Two of his favorite ways to keep him entertained are toys and snacks.

Tips for Grocery Shopping with a Toddler #GerberWinWin

As soon as we head into our local Publix, we make sure to get the car grocery cart. It's a fun way to keep little ones entertained while grocery shopping. Sometimes we will head over to their bakery department and get a complimentary cookie, but most of the time we head straight to their baby aisle and grab some Gerber® toddler snacks. Our new favorites are the Gerber® Lil’ Beanies™.

Easy Summer Snacks for Toddlers

My son is a picky eater. It's not really that he's picky but getting nutrients into him is a hassle. He likes to "snack" and I don't mind providing snacks as long as they are good for him too. Recently, a friend of mine introduced us to Gerber Lil' Beanies. They are made with navy beans and provide 2g of protein per serving. She had brought them to ball practice, and I thought, "that's the perfect go-to summertime toddler snack". They are easily portable, and my son loves them, so it's definitely a win-win for me.

While shopping at Kroger, we decided to grab a few.

Potty Training Made Easy with Kandoo Kids

My son has just started showing more serious signs of potty training. With his personality, I need to make it FUN! And with summer being potty training season, I thought I would get serious about this potty training thing. He has no interest in sitting on the potty, so his daddy has been helping him.

I received complimentary products to provide this post. All opinions are my own.

 It's going slow, so I was excited to get the chance to review a new Potty Training Kit from Kandoo to help make this journey a little easier.

This kit includes awesome essentials to make potty training a breeze! For only $20, the following items are included: