NEED Gift Guide – Kids

NEED Gift Guide – Kids

There are some years where the NEED category gifts are easy, last year Big Nugget needed a big girl bed. Other years it's been a hard one to come up with cause really, what do my kids really need??? I feel like I'm making a donation run to our local women's shelter at least once [...]

WEAR Gift Guide Preschooler

WEAR Gift Guide Preschooler

Santa only brings our girls 4 gifts, something they want, something they need, something to wear and something to read. If you missed my post about Santa gifts, you can read it here. I'm sharing my what to wear gift guide here and I've broken it down into a few different categories. The wear category [...]

READ Gift Guide Preschool

READ Gift Guide Preschool

  Our Big Nugget LOVES to read. She's at the stage where she is reading a few sight words and has her favorite books memorized. While I'm asking family to get her some early reader books, I couldn't resist grabbing these at Barnes and Noble the other day - members get an additional 20% off. [...]

Positive Discipline is Possible

Positive Discipline is Possible

I had posted a picture on my Instagram stories about Big Nugget being reunited with her Ipad. Other parents wrote saying they had struggled with knowing what appropriate discipline was for their kids. The preschool age range is challenging because some days they act like big kids and other days they act like big babies. [...]

Talking about diversity

Talking about diversity

Are you ready to talk to your kids about diversity? I didn't think it was going to happen at only 3 1/2 years old but it did. If you follow me on Instagram (please do! @nuggetlands), you probably saw my InstaStories about an unexpected talk I had with Big Nugget. The conversation At lunch last week, [...]

Hand Foot Mouth Disease

A preschooler right of passage. Sure I've heard of Hand Foot Mouth Disease but naively, I didn't think any of us would get it. No one at school had it. Didn't hear of anyone at our dance studio with it either. So when our oldest had a fever one Sunday morning, I didn't even think [...]