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Time for our annual clean sunscreen post! We polled our community and did our own research to share the best clean sunscreens for kids. I love when I post these polls and sooooo many people respond with the same brands – it really shows the clear winners! All of which are listed below. I’m providing […]

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My girls had soooo much fun with this sensory ice cream shop play! It was really easy to set up – and while I went a little overboard with the apron and everything you could simplify this and do it in a sensory bin! All you need for this activity is pom poms, an ice […]

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In honor of pride month (which is June) here are 20 books to read to your children or add to your library. I had a hard time searching for books that had characters representing the LGBTQ community but weren’t necessarily about¬†the topic. Just a story where say the main character had two dads. Hopefully I […]

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We’ve accumulated quite a few outdoor toys in the past few months and today I thought I’d share our favorites that the girls are loving. Be sure to check out our summer activities post for fun ideas! *This post has been updated to include favorites from The Mama Notes Community!¬† Water Table Piper’s water table […]

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I made these cute little DIY busy bags for the girls before our spring & summer travel kicked off. I plan on rotating what’s inside them but always keeping them in our diaper bag or my purse when we are on-the-go. I’ve found the key with busy bags is to keep the items inside FRESH! […]

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I’ve seen a lot of these adorable chalkboards available for sale but figured I could easily whip up my own. It took 10 minutes + drying time to make these and Piper has loved using it to practice her letters! Supplies: Wooden Chalkboard (mine is from Walmart but they are available for $5 or less […]

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Amazon can be a treasure trove for kids clothing – but it takes some searching to find gems with good reviews!! I spent a few hours over the weekend looking for new clothes for the girls and thought I would share my finds. As always – use your best judgement when ordering clothes from Amazon, […]

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Spring cleaning season is upon us and today I’m sharing EVERYTHING you busy mamas need to help get your cleaning done AND how to get your kids involved! In this post we are sharing:  Tips from our community for cleaning My DIY non-toxic cleansers The new chores we are starting with our toddler    I’m […]

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Earlier this week on my Instagram stories I shared a peek at the busy boxes I put together for Flora to play with this week! The idea is that filling them up on Sunday before the week began would buy me a little bit of time to get more done on my lengthy to-do list. […]

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Last week’s Tip Tuesday on Instagram was all about pacifier weaning! I’m in this phase of life with Flora right now – though we generally only use them for sleeping and on road trips but we’ve decided it’s time to say goodbye. As part of our ‘ask an expert’ series I had a pediatric dentist […]

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Now that Flora’s attention span is getting a little bit longer for sensory activities I’ve been having fun coming up with a few different things to do with her every week. She had fun with this ball drop – and so did Piper! I think it’s one that she’ll come to enjoy more as she […]

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Our Ikea play kitchen makeover is finally here! We got Piper this Ikea ‘Duktig’ kitchen for her 1st Christmas – I loved the neutral, simple design and you can’t beat the price (recently lowered to $80)! There are a ton of Ikea play kitchen hacks on Pinterest – people have really transformed them and while […]

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