The summer is so fun! You get to spend time outside with your kids, and that’s even more fun when you introduce water. But yikes, with that comes the stress of keeping them safe. It takes all of the excitement away when you’re made to feel that you need an extra set of eyes on your tots around any type of water source. And if you plan on getting on a boat, forget about it; my anxiety levels goes to 11, and I’m on high alert the entire time. The day usually ends with me wondering why my neck and shoulders are in agonizing pain. Were all of my muscles in a vice grip along with my nerves? That’s no way to spend the summer.
The constant shopping for your tot’s wardrobe can be fun but also daunting at times, so I’ve taken out the guesswork with a roundup of girly summer essentials – heart-embellished sandals, floral appliqués on hats, and pink dresses accented ever so subtly with a silver, glittery sheen.
I love gardening with my tots. Besides being a fun way to spend time outdoors, it’s a great learning experience for them (and bonus – you end up with food!). My kids grew potatoes in our backyard and were absolutely blown away that we could actually eat them. The source of what we consume has … Continue reading “Seeds of Change Organic Watermelon Planting Pots: Better Homes & Gardens”
I have the sweetest memory of my babies wearing watermelon outfits in the summertime, with their pudgy little tummies looking like mini watermelons themselves. Summer is of course the season for this sweet treat, so welcome in the warmth with some refreshing fruit and a wardrobe to suit! Florence Eiseman is all about this idea. … Continue reading “Florence Eiseman Outfits: Watermelon Season”
The sailor trend has been big for Summer 2012, from MAC’s “Hey, Sailor!” line to Yves Saint Laurent’s rope- and anchor-heavy accessories collection. But naturally, I think the sailor look is cutest on none other than little girls. Especially when they’re playing captain, whether it’s by the beach, pool, or sprinklers. At half-off, this bathing … Continue reading “Frugal Friday: Go Anchors Away with Submarine Swimsuits Two-Piece Sailor Swimsuit”