No matter how you slice it, parenting is hard. I’ve joked with my husband before that parenting is hands down the most wonderful and absolutely most insanely tough thing I’ve ever experienced!
There is no perfect way to parent, but there are many places to find resources and education as you grow on your parenting journey, like mom blogs like this one. I’m honored you’ve chosen Mimosas & Motherhood to look for answers to some of your questions!
Read on for some of our most recent parenting blog posts. Parenting is full of so many ups and downs. Know that we are here to help, and if no one has told you today: you are doing an AMAZING job.
- 45 Positive Affirmations For Kids (Plus Free Printables!)Positive affirmations for young children are a fantastic way to help your little ones start to speak and think positively about themselves. Affirmations are a powerful tool that we as parents can use to help our children boost their self-confidence and self-esteem.
- First Day of School Interview (Free Printable)Do this fun first day of school interview with your kids each year with this free printable back to school survey! This fun back to school idea will create wonderful memories for years to come. This free printable first day of school interview includes preschool through grade 5 for you!
- How To Plant A Vertical Garden With a Greenstalk Garden Vertical PlanterWant to grow your own fruits, veggies and herbs at home, but struggle with keeping even the easiest plants alive or have only a small space? A Greenstalk Garden Vertical Planter is a game changer! Read on for our family’s experience using a Greenstalk Garden Vertical Planter to grow our own food in our backyard.
- 9 of the Best Montessori Toys for a 6 Month Old BabyDid you know that a baby’s brain doubles in size in the first year?? Children naturally learn so much through play. Montessori toys are some of the best options for helping even the littlest learner develop a curious mind. Check out this list for some the best Montessori toys for a 6 month old!
- The ABC’s of Teaching Toddlers the AlphabetTeaching toddlers the alphabet doesn’t have to be scary! As a mom of 2, here are some of my favorite ways to teach the alphabet to toddlers.
- The Best Toddler Sleep Sacks for Every SizeA toddler sleep sack is a wearable blanket for your toddlers that allow them to be cozy without the danger of added blankets. Check out some of the best toddler sleep sacks out there!
- 75 Perfect Baby Girl QuotesThere is something oh so special about baby girls! Searching for quotes about little girls? You’ve found the right list! Read on for more than 75 of the best baby girl quotes!
- The Best Baby Walkers of 2021The first year with your newborn goes so quickly. One moment you’re cuddling that tiny new little one in your arms, and the next they’re scooting, crawling and standing! Before long your tiny baby will be graduating to a baby walker. There are so many options to choose from! Read on for some of the best baby walkers of 2021.
- The Best Christmas Books for Babies and ToddlersCelebrate the reason for the season with this selection of the best Christmas books for babies and toddlers. Christmas is just around the corner, which means it’s time to break out your favorite holiday books. Not sure how to choose the perfect Christmas books for your little ones? I’ve put together a comprehensive list of the best Christmas books for babies and toddlers to help.
- Joovy Scooter X2 ReviewDouble strollers are an essential must have for any parents of multiple little ones. The Joovy Scooter X2 stroller is a quality side by side stroller at a fraction of the cost of competitors. We own this stroller, and this Joovy Scooter X2 review is based on using it for the past 6 months.
- Joovy Qool ReviewThe Joovy Qool stroller is a great option for growing families. With 4 easy configurations out of the box, and more than 50 with the Joovy Qool accessories, this single stroller can convert to handle 3 kids!
- How to Clean Cloth DiapersCleaning your cloth diapers doesn’t have to be super time consuming and gross. Learn how to make your cloth diaper maintenance even easier with the complete guide to washing cloth diapers.
- 20 Fall Bucket List Ideas for ToddlersWith how crazy things are in our world, it might feel like having a “normal” fall with your family is impossible. I know our family personally really loves getting outdoors in the fall for family fun. While it might take a little bit more planning, it’s absolutely possible to find fun fall activities for your toddler this year that are also socially distant and mindful of new restrictions.
- Fun Matching Family Halloween CostumesHalloween is coming up quicker than you realize, so it’s time to start planning your matching family Halloween costumes!
- The 10 Best Montessori Toys on AmazonIf you’re searching for beautiful, simple and well-made toys that will stimulate your little learner, you don’t have to spend a bundle. You can find all of these Montessori toys on Amazon!
- 7 Fun & Easy Back to School TraditionsWith a new school year starting off in a very different way for many of us, it can be hard to get in the “back to school” spirit. Whether you’re going back in-person or learning from home this fall, back to school traditions can help make the new year still feel special!
- 20 Halloween Costumes for BrothersSearching for inspiration when it comes to Halloween costumes for brothers? Read on for 20 of the cutest and easiest to put together Halloween costumes for brothers!
- Baby Sensory Bag PlayLooking for a great way to help your baby develop new skills? Baby sensory bags are a great tool and so easy to make! Read on for how to make your own, plus get some FREE printable play sheets to make your sensory bags even more fun!
- 10 Tips for Working From Home with Young KidsIf you are new to working from home with your little ones, I know you’re probably feeling really frustrated some days. Working from home with little kids is far from easy, but I truly believe that it’s very worth it if you can figure out how to make it work. I’ve been working from home with my kids for the past 2 years, and have created these 10 great tips for working from home with young children to help you!
- Books for Preschoolers on RaceIt can be uncomfortable and little scary to begin talking to your kids about race and differences, but it’s more important now than ever to begin having these conversations. A great place to start is with books for preschoolers on race and differences. Read on for a list of books for preschoolers about race and differences to help you find the right words for your own family!
- 20 Indoor Activities for Kids Stuck InsideIf you find your school closed and have no clue how to entertain your children inside for such an extended period of time, don’t worry! Here’s a list of 20 indoor activities if you’re stuck inside with your kids during coronavirus. ALL of these are activities you can do with items you most likely already have at home!
- Kid Friendly Games on Amazon Echo/Dot & Google HomeStuck inside for an extended period of time? Searching for some great kid-friendly games for your Amazon Echo/Dot or Google Home? There are a ton of fun games that kids can play on both of these platforms! Here’s fantastic list of free and easy games using Google Home and Amazon Alexa.
- 5 Tips to Survive the Extended School ClosingsWith extended school closings popping up all over the country due to Coronavirus, the next few weeks are going to be tough. Here are 5 Tips to Survive the Extended School Closings with your family!
- The Perfect Gifts for Baby’s First EasterAs a new mom, I get so excited about baby A’s “firsts!” Baby’s first Easter is no exception in our house, as I love creating cute Easter basket surprises. Looking for the perfect gifts for baby’s first Easter? I put together some of my faves for you! While I might not be able to fill […]
- Cloth Diapering for the Modern MamaIt’s the one question I seem to get all the time: “Come on. Just how gross/hard/time consuming IS cloth diapering?” The short answer? It’s not! Read on for easy information on how to cloth diaper and how to make cloth diapering easier.