Sticking to the Basics with Toddler Fun

Sticking to the Basics with Toddler Fun

Beauty Brite Disclosure

As a mom of 4, I am so very guilty of over thinking on what activities would be “fun” for my toddlers and I am sure I am not the only one who feels this way. I find myself constantly searching the internet for toddler fun and fun toddler activities in my area or pinning a million posts on my Pinterest account that I know, I probably won’t ever go back and look at. It’s a shame truly because the ideas are amazing but the motivation to round up all of the supplies necessary just isn’t there to complete such an elaborate task. Not to mention toddlers attention span lasts a lot less than the time it takes to round up and prepare for some activities but I desperately try to eliminate screen time as much as I can in our technology-filled world. That’s not to say they don’t get any screen time because they do, but I try to feed their minds in others ways as well. That is why I took a step back and reevaluated what else I could do that would be fun for toddlers and the answer is, sticking to the basics! Crayons, markers, stickers, and paper. It really is that simple.

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Winding Down With Essential Oils

Winding down with high-quality essential oils is effective and natural

Winding Down With Essential Oils

Beauty Brite Disclosure

I use aromatherapy whenever we are home. I choose to use essential oils as a way to purify and cleanse our indoor air. We spend a lot of time at home, so I want our air to smell fresh and clean, without the use of fake scented products.

Using essential oils is incredibly easy as there are many ways to feel the natural effects!

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PFP Fidget Sensory Play Set is A Must on Your Gift List

PFP Fidget Sensory Play Set is A Must on Your Gift List

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If you have a child that is a sensory seeker, then you know exactly what I mean when I say it is excruciatingly hard to find a gift on the holidays that will actually benefit them. I can buy my son all the toys in the toy aisle that I want, but none of them quite appeal to his sensory seeking behavior. Don’t be fooled though, Play Fun Products Fidget Sensory Play Set makes for the perfect gift for any child, sensory seeking or just looking for a toy that peaks their interest.

Play Fun Products sent us 2 of their Fidget Sensory Play Set‘s and all 4 of my kids have enjoyed the sets in their own special way.

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Prepared Parent For The School Year

Prepared Parent For The School Year with the right gear

Prepared Parent For The School Year

Beauty Brite Disclosure
When we were pregnant with our son many years ago, we were buying everything baby! We had no idea what we needed but it seemed like we were both thinking of different needs. He was thinking about the tools needed to care for our son, while I was thinking about clothing, diapers, baby bathing products, and even other household needs.

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Ultimate Travel Pillow For The Whole Family

Ultimate Travel Pillow For The Whole Family with the Infinity Pillow

Ultimate Travel Pillow For The Whole Family

Beauty Brite Disclosure

As a single mom, I haven’t had the time or resources to travel as much as we would like to. I miss traveling. Due to my son’s special needs, we usually traveled by car or train. In the last several years, I’ve only traveled by plane a few times. Each time, it was such a culture shock for me because I learned so much from what other travelers used.

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Prepared For School And Beyond

Prepared For School And Beyond

Prepared For School And Beyond

Beauty Brite Disclosure

My son and I moved back to California almost a year ago. This will be his first full school year in California and he will be starting middle school! It’s been a rocky road to adjusting to our new life. I am doing my best to provide for my son, however, it’s not easy. I am trying to stay positive in a very negative environment.

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Elena of Avalor Realms of the Jaquins and Snacks, Anyone?

Elena of Avalor Realms of the Jaquins and Snacks, Anyone?

Beauty Brite Disclosure

It’s almost the weekend and if you live anywhere near me, rain is in the forecast! That means a weekend stuck inside.

Why not spend your Friday night watching the NEW Elena of Avalor: Realms of the Jaquins?

Pair it with Deep River Honchos Organic Tortilla Chips and Nature Valley Granola Bites and you have the perfect movie night set up.

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Easy Way To Help Individuals With Disabilities Save Money

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Easy Way To Help Individuals With Disabilities Save Money

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of ABLEnow.

When my son was diagnosed with Autism, it wasn’t as quite a shock.

You see, we had some inkling. We also had to wait 3 months to see the doctor to finally diagnose him. The doctor’s office had us fill out several pages about our son. The forms also had a section for his teacher to fill out as well. For our appointment, the doctor really didn’t observe him, she went based solely on the forms we filled out to diagnose him.

As a parent to a child with autism, I quickly embraced our new normal.

There is an easy way to help individuals with disabilities save money!

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Happy New Year And Moving Forward In 2018

Happy New Year And Moving Forward In 2018

Hello 2018 and Happy New Year!

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Living Healthy With Aromatherapy

Living Healthy With Aromatherapy

Beauty Brite Disclosure

Since our recent move, I’ve been doing my best to rebuild our aromatherapy supplies. I like to keep an oil diffuser in each room we spend time in. Living healthy with aromatherapy is possible!  I keep one going just to keep our air clean and fresh. I also like to use essential oils to keep my son from getting sick or reduce his symptoms. He does not take medicine, so I rely on aromatherapy.

What makes aromatherapy so amazing is that it is natural, effective, and so easy to use.

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