The Daily B

Storytelling and Misadventures

August 20, 2019

playroom refresh

It's been a year since I first set up the play area in our house, and I wanted to show you what it looks like now. I made a couple changes: I added storage so that we could more easily hide the toys that were...

August 20, 2019

printable writing sheets & our left-handed child

I have to thank my friend Karen for this suggestion. I was telling her how B is left-handed. (Kris and I are both right handed, though two of my siblings and my dad are left-handed.) B favored her left hand as an infant, but she...

August 20, 2019

snap wrap dress

I'm getting a bit more confident in my sewing skills, so I decided to take the plunge and follow a PATTERN and make a DRESS. (I know, I know.) I turned to my pals over at Prudent Baby, because they have so many wonderful beginner...

August 20, 2019

hiking with kids

One of the first items on our mountain agenda: Take the kids hiking. But of course, not just any hike would do. The ever-adventurous hubs had his sights set on an alpine lake perched at nearly 12,000 feet. Way too steep for the kids to...

August 20, 2019

road trip survival tools

How do you survive a 14-hour, 2-day road trip with two toddlers and only one parent? Here are a few tricks that worked for us...

August 20, 2019

teacher gifts (and a giveaway)

Have I mentioned B's preschool class has 4 full-time teachers? (1 head teacher, 2 aids, and a speech therapist, because some of B's classmates have developmental delays). That translates to a lot of one-on-one attention for the kids...