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If you’ve been reading The Mama Notes for a while you know we are big fans of the pom pom drop over here! Now that Flora’s a bit older I had to give it a fun seasonal twist for the upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday! I’m also sharing some adaptations and ideas for playing with it […]

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Can’t believe we are diving into the world of potty training again next week!! It’s time. But I’m still not looking forward to it! I’ll be sharing a lot about our process potty training Flora (who is 25 months old) but wanted to start by sharing all of the gear we are using to potty […]

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Ohhhh, I am SO happy to finally be sharing this post! I’ve been working on these ideas since November and finally manage to get everything photographed and ready to share! If you’re new around here, activity boxes are my favorite thing to put together to entertain my girls while I get work done, clean, cook […]

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My girls had sooo much fun with their play ice cream shop that I had to make a holiday version for them!! This pretend hot cocoa shop could not be easier and we’ve had so much fun with it the last few weeks. While the girls love to set up ‘shop’ they also use the […]

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This sensory play dough activity is so fun for the holiday season or special occasions like birthdays – but really your kids would enjoy it any time of the year and most likely you already have everything you need on hand! We scented the play dough with essential oils to make it smell like sugar […]

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As a blogger, I share a LOT about my life as a mom and naturally get a lot of questions – but one of the most frequent and unexpected questions I get asked is about Flora’s bedding, specifically what size pillow she has and what we use for blankets and when we started using them. […]

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This post is sponsored by Farm Rich™. Thank you for supporting the brands that allow us to create content for you!  One of Piper’s most beloved after school activities is a ‘treasure hunt snack’. Growing up I have the best memories of my mom doing the same for us, and I always feel guilty for not doing them […]

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Last year I was in a major lunch-packing rut and turned to Pinterest for some ideas. BAD IDEA. I don’t know who has time for elaborate lunches during the week but I sure don’t. I just want something relatively healthy that is quick and easy to throw together that Piper will actually EAT! So I […]

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Ahhh BACK TO SCHOOL ! We still have a few weeks left, and after taking some time off for vacation I feel very behind the ball on this post – but alas here’s a big round up of back to school faves! Here’s what my girls are using this year: Snack Bento Box by YumBox: […]

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Ahh! I’m so excited to share the news that the ebook I wrote with my sister is now available for purchase!! We’ve compiled over 20 busy bag activities you can do with your toddlers when you’re out and about. I know that most moms are busy. You want to come up with fun activities to […]

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It’s been SO hot with the heat wave hitting most of the country we’ve been trying to come up with creative activities for inside. Piper had SO much fun with our Ice Cream Shop Sensory Play activity I wanted to give it another spin and had been wanting to try making Moon Sand for a […]

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Guys, tonight I’m hosting my virtual launch party with Usborne Books & More where I recently joined as a consultant. You know I love kids books so it seemed like a no-brainer to add Usborne to my list of affiliates and help promote early literacy at the same time :) So….want to know more? About […]

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