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Collection by Jessica Haines

Jessica Haines
Toddler Lunches: Going Beyond Chicken Nuggets, Hot Dogs, and PBJ Sandwiches - always nice to have some extra ideas

Toddler Lunches: Going Beyond Chicken Nuggets, Hot Dogs, and PBJ Sandwiches

I recently realized that Squish and I have gotten into a lunch rut when he gave me this awful look saying, "PBJ again?! You've got to be kidding me mom." And then tossed it over the side of the table. Time to branch out and find good healthy alternatives! I'll be updating and expanding this list often, so check back. (last update 6/12/12) mini calzones (make a bunch and freeze them!) English muffin pizzas (almost whole wheat English muffin recipe) Quesadillas (think beyond chicken and…

Jet pack.

Super Sci-Fi Rocket Fueled Jet Pack--Upcycled Craft DIY

Super Sci-Fi Rocket Fueled Jet Pack--Upcycled Craft DIY I love upcycled crafts. There is nearly nothing better than taking ...

Boy potty training...so cute!

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The Brooding Hen: Hardware Store Bath Toys

Hardware Store Bath Toys

Are you getting ready to start making some holiday gifts? We've got a few home made ideas that I would like to share with you. Here is one that would make a fun gift for a little water and construction lover: If you can, add some small pvc gutters or other shapes. The piece on the bottom in that last picture is a plastic bowl in which I drilled a dozen small holes to make a rain shower.

tiny white wood beach house bed

tiny white wood beach house bed

Sort – Stack – Smash - Stash: Remember these four words and you'll always have something to do with a toddler!

A Few Secrets about Playing with Toddlers

How do you play with a toddler? I have to tell you a secret about playing with my toddler- a few actually. First off, even though she’s my third child sometimes it still feels awkward to sit and play with my current toddler. I have a hard time letting go of the million busy items […]

Cooking with Toddlers- tips from Tinkerlab.

Cooking with Toddlers Made Simple | TinkerLab

After sharing some thoughts yesterday on how to invent a recipes with kids (by opening your kitchen up as a lab for experimentation), I thought it might help if I backed up a bit and shared a few tricks that have helped me set the stage for kitchen experimentation. Here are my top four tips on bringing […]

indoor campfire light

Toddler Load and Tote Ideas- part of the Things to do with Toddlers series

Toddlerhood: The Load and Tote Phase

I have a friend who has worked for years in preschools and early childhood centers. She jokes that toddlerhood is the “Load and Tote” phase of childhood. Just give your toddler something to carry things in and something to carry, and they’re good to go. Load-up! Tote! Dump-out! Repeat! Have group of toddlers? Maybe they […]

Homemade Gingerbread playdough

Gingerbread Playdough

Looking for a rainy day project, or a way to bake with the kids minus a blazing hot oven? If you answered yes, then I think you'll love my latest project. For the past week,

BEHR MARQUEE 1 gal. #S450-4 Crashing Waves One-Coat Hide Matte Interior Paint & Primer-145401 - The Home Depot

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Rainbow birthday cake for a 30th birthday party celebration.

Alice Q. Foodie

foodie - food-ie, noun. 1. A person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink) 2. A person who has an ardent or refined interest in food; a gourmet: “in the culinary fast lane, where surprises are expected and foodies beg to be thrilled” (Boston Globe).

A car made from a diaper box!

Cardboard Box Car - Repeat Crafter Me

Both of the boys woke up EARLY this morning with bad colds so I immediately new we would be having a “lounge around in our pajamas” kind of day. I wanted to do something fun for them so they could get their mind off being bored and feeling yucky. We’ve had a Pampers Diaper box …

Greatest kids books you're not reading


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RadianRXT Convertible+Booster car seat in Plum fits children rear-facing 5 - 45 lb; forward-facing 20 - 80 lb; booster up to 120 lb & 57" tall

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Radian 3RXT award-winning all-in-one convertible car seat. Rear-facing, forward facing, and booster mode with super side impact protection. FAA approved.