Building a Bookshelf Gallery Wall: Inspire your little reader with an interactive floating library!

Building a Bookshelf Gallery Wall: Inspire your little reader with an interactive floating library!

by Guest Collaborator

When creating my sons' nursery, I knew that I wanted the room to epitomize three things: curiosity, tranquility, and joy. So, I thought to myself, what is the ONE thing I want to utilize through his childhood that can produce such feelings? The answer: books.

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Becoming a Minimalist Mom

Becoming a Minimalist Mom

by Guest Collaborator

It was after a very long winter and losing a close loved one that I started sorting out what is really important to me. My thought process included, “What do I value?” and “What do I want to teach my daughter?” I was in a constant hurry and was sick of dreading yes or no decisions. It was at this point in my life I found minimalism and became a Minimalist Mom.

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The Gift of Slowing Down

The Gift of Slowing Down

by Guest Collaborator

When we as parents take a moment to stop and ask ourselves why we're dragging our kids from one activity to the next, we are often surprised by the answer. In slowing down we are able to really enjoy the magic in simple everyday moments with our children.

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This is Postpartum by Emmy Thurman on the Smiling Tree Toys Blog

This is Postpartum

by Guest Collaborator

A lesson in postpartum positivity: Everyone has their own ‘imperfections’ and there’s nothing imperfect about them, they are what makes us unique. They tell a story. Your worth is not measured by the size of your waist. This is postpartum & Y.O.U. are beautiful! Shake what your baby gave you and have a beautiful day!

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Turn Story Time into a Party

by Guest Collaborator

In our house, we love to read, so we often take story time to the next level by incorporating something that relates to the book we're reading. This can mean baking a special treat, creating a piece of art, or, in today's case, introducing a special toy while we're paging through a book!

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