100+ Popular Toddler Activities

This list of easy to set up, inexpensive activities for toddlers is a huge resource for parents of toddlers!

I absolutely love this age because learning happens so fast, but the endless energy can lead my toddlers to explore in all the wrong places. These 100+ activities for toddlers cover your children from 13 months to 3 years old...and almost all can be done with preschoolers too!


2 Free Printables: Household Cleaning List and DIY Fishing Game at Wonderful Wednesday #124

You all shared 570 posts last week!  That is an all-time record.

I found a lot of favorites and pinned a bunch to Pinterest. Here are two great ideas for moms with kids!

You will want to check out this DIY fishing game for kids with free printable fish. 

It is so cute, and is not only a fishing game, but a lacing activity too. It is so fun shared over at Frog Prince Paperie. 

If you haven't yet started Spring cleaning (raising my hand), this free printable chart of cleaning tasks from A Mom 's Take is a great one to use to stay organized...even if you have finished a good Spring cleaning already. It is just a great list for those days when you want to get some good tasks crossed off of the to-do list.


There was a three-way tie for the most viewed posts last week. 
Here they are!


Most Viewed



Very Popular



Editor's Pick
This week, Sinea, selected a great craft from Upstate Ramblings as her editor's pick! 





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10+ Tips for Teaching Picky Eaters to Eat Healthy Foods

Are you tired of dinner time being a battle field with your picky eaters?

You put in effort to plan meals, shop for the healthiest ingredients that you can, and prepare a meal for your family just to have a child or children look at it like it is poop on a plate. 

I recently had the chance to learn a few new tips at a picky eaters informational event here in San Diego. It was a great opportunity to learn so I could share with you!

I have 5 new tips (for each age group) to keep in mind if your children are picky eaters, shared by a pediatrician. The tips are specific for infants, toddlers and preschool kids. PLUS, there are some smart ideas for getting healthy foods into the hands of your child.

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Cloth Napkin Sensory Bin for Babies

Simple baby play activities are a nice way to introduce sensory exploration and language to infants. 

(PLUS, as moms, it gives us a feeling of actually teaching our infants and engaging with them.)

Infants often dislike tummy time, but giving them different simple toys to play with can enhance their tummy time experience and keep them playing (getting stronger) longer. 

Try this one!
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Summer Fun with Kids and Wonderful Wednesday #123

It's the 123rd edition of the 
Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop 
and we are so glad you're here!


I have been outside today with the kids doing some planting in pots. Although the twins were trying their hardest to dig out what I was trying to plant, I had success. I love Spring! 

We are well into nice weather in many areas and I am enjoying all of your Spring and Summer posts. There are always such good links to check out each week.  Here are my favorites from last week as we start to plan for Summer PLUS your favorites and this week's link up!

Essential Summer Gear for Outdoor Fun with Kids

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Byron Bay Beach Shades
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It’s so nice to get the kids outdoors in the Summer, but it is not easy to drag along heavy gear to keep the whole family comfortable. When we do get to the park or beach, I like to make sure we can spend as much time as possible after all the work it takes to plan, pack up and get there.

I've tried a go-to list of gear to keep us comfortable. Many tents get too hot inside to really give us a break from the sun, and I have to have a product that I can set up on my own. Nothing bulky will work when I have to keep kids together walking from the car to the beach.

I have found a solution to this problem!

4 Ways My Mom Taught Me to Find Balance in Motherhood

Trying to find balance in motherhood is a hot topic these days-trying to find balance between our personal goals and dreams and the needs of our families.

I know it’s popular to say “super mom does not exist,” but my response to that is, you haven’t met my mom! 

She was super mom in my eyes, but not for being perfectly dressed, a gourmet cook, or keeping a spotless home (she really did keep the house pretty clean, though), but for teaching me how to find balance in motherhood

Getting a lot of time with my mom was like a college course in parenting. I am able to be joyful and at peace with being a mom because she taught me valuable lessons for finding balance as a mom. 




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Stay-at-Home Mom Resources Link-Up

It has been a great series sharing with you fantastic resources for stay-at-home moms, work-at-home moms, and homemakers. From all of the bloggers who were involved, thank you for stopping by, sharing posts that you enjoyed and for all that you do each day for your families!


Come link up your posts that encourage or are a great resource for stay-at-home moms.

This piece of the Complete Guide for Stay-at-Home Moms is one I and the other SAHM bloggers were really excited to offer! There are so many great articles for stay-at-home moms out there and we wanted to offer a place for writers and bloggers to link up their articles so you can have even more great go-to resources for inspiration and connection.