Best Learning Towers (For All Budgets!)

[ad_1] Learning towers bring toddlers and little kids up to counter height, protect them from falling backwards with their smart design, and let the kids help cook, play, or eat up where the action is. They’re SO useful! Today, I’m sharing my favorites to fit a range of budgets and spaces. Learning Towers for Toddlers […]

Persevering Through Picky Eating

[ad_1] If you are dealing with picky eating, you know the struggle is real. But you might be asking “Why?” and “What can I do?”. Get research-based answers and reality-centered solutions in today’s episode! Mackenzie DeJong Aunt of four unique kiddos. Passionate about figuring how small brains develop, process, and differ. Human Sciences Specialist, Family […]

Mini Healthy Pumpkin Muffins (High Protein, Low Sugar, So Yummy!)

[ad_1] With just a handful of nutritious ingredients, these Healthy Pumpkin Muffins are a treat that we love to make and enjoy each fall for breakfast, snack time, or as a simple side dish for dinner. And it’s easy to adjust for allergies as needed! Healthy Pumpkin Muffins This easy muffin recipe is loaded with […]

Travel Toys for Big Kids – Busy Toddler

[ad_1] Author: Susie    Published: 11/17/2022    Updated: 11/17/2022 Let’s talk about the best travel toys for big kids. Traveling with big kids is fun and a bit easier than traveling with toddlers (that’s an understatement). But big kids still need entertain on trips, and I’ve found some of the best travel toys for this older age […]

25 Christmas Crafts for Kids – Busy Toddler

[ad_1] Author: Susie    Published: 11/17/2022    Updated: 11/15/2022 ‘Tis the season for Christmas, crafting, and all things DIY. But what if you have kids at the holidays? Are there Christmas crafts for kids, too? Welcome to the best curated list of Christmas crafts to try this season with your children. Are there actually doable Christmas crafts […]

Christmas Sensory Bin – Busy Toddler

[ad_1] Author: Susie    Published: 11/16/2022    Updated: 11/16/2022 Christmas sensory bins make for fantastic holiday play. Created with a holiday version of the famous “rainbow rice,” this is the perfect indoor activity. Save these sensory bins supplies for years to come and you’ll always have a quick and easy Christmas activity for kids. How to start […]

Christmas Math Activity – Busy Toddler

[ad_1] Author: Susie    Published: 11/15/2022    Updated: 11/15/2022 A Christmas math activity that’s hands-on, easy to prep, and not a printable? Yes, please. The “Christmas Tree Number Match” is the perfect way to play, decorate, and have some math fun this holiday season. What kind of Christmas math activity is this? The “Christmas Tree Number Match” […]

Christmas Painting Activity – Busy Toddler

[ad_1] Author: Susie    Published: 11/15/2022    Updated: 11/15/2022 Welcome to “Paint a Tree Farm” – a unique Christmas painting activity for kids. This activity focuses on geometry and art, as kids work with triangles and color hues/shades. With just a few minutes of prep, this easy Christmas art activity comes to life. How this Christmas painting […]

Easy Cranberry Orange Sauce – Yummy Toddler Food

[ad_1] You can quickly make a batch of Cranberry Orange Sauce with this simple 30-minute recipe. You can even make it way ahead of when you plan to serve it and stash it into the freezer if that helps your sanity. It’s so yum! Cranberry Orange Sauce For years, I’ve been making a version of […]

Spiced Thanksgiving Cookies

[ad_1] With a super simple, lightly sweetened dough, these Thanksgiving Cookies are such a fun dessert to make and share with the kids. You can do any shape you prefer, though we’re partial to tiny turkeys! Thanksgiving Cookies Ingredients You Need Here’s a look at the ingredients you need to make these Thanksgiving Cookies so […]

Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Recipes

[ad_1] Find the best make-ahead Thanksgiving recipes (that are also easy) to share with your family this year. Plus, find a game plan to make cooking the holiday meal as stress-free as possible with my best make-ahead tips and tricks so you can enjoy the holiday without spending hours in the kitchen. Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Recipes […]

The Best Kids Cooking Sets – Yummy Toddler Food

[ad_1] Whether or not your toddler eats everything you make, it’s likely that they still like to be in the kitchen where all of the action is. These are my favorite kids cooking sets for toddlers and big that are perfectly sized for their smaller hands. They are great gifts for anytime of the year! […]

Feeding and Eating with Kids

[ad_1] As children transition into school, the family lifestyle can shift which means eating can change too! In this episode, you’ll learn about specific developmental changes that impact our kids’ eating habits and what you can do to support healthful eating at this age. Mackenzie Johnson Parent to a little one with her own quirks. […]

Feeding in the First 1000 Days

[ad_1] Your child’s first 1000 days of their life are a great opportunity to establish their eating habits. Listen in to learn why this time is so important and hear strategies for making the most of this important time! Mackenzie DeJong Aunt of four unique kiddos. Passionate about figuring how small brains develop, process, and […]

Soft-Baked Sweet Potato Cookies (to Share with the Kids!)

[ad_1] These soft-baked Sweet Potato Cookies are a favorite dessert in our house. They can be made ahead, adjusted for allergies, and topped with a super simple frosting to make them extra special. And they’re a perfect way to use up leftover sweet potato puree. Sweet Potato Cookies These Sweet Potato Cookies may rely on […]