Christmas Discovery Boxes: Simple (and free!) Christmas play ideas.

Our Healthier Gingerbread Houses were great for both of my girls to eat, but much more fun for my three-year-old to make than it was for my “baby” (16 months). This time, I wanted to share a Christmas play idea that is perfect for our little toddling, baby friends. (Of course, my three-year-old didn’t want […]

30 Unique (and Affordable!) Gift Ideas for Babies and Toddlers

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Age 2 and Beyond: How and Why We Chose Extended Rear-Facing Car Seats

Hi there! Thanks for visiting! If you’d like to read more kids’ activity ideas and family travel tips, follow our blog on pinterest, subscribe by email, and/or join the conversation on the Nothing if Not Intentional facebook page!  After moving car seats around to travel this weekend, Nate ALMOST convinced me to turn our three-year-old […]

Halloween Art–Invitation to Create with Edible/Baby Safe Paint!

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Creepy-Crawly Cauldron Play–Halloween Play Invitation

A few weeks ago, some of my favorite blogging friends collaborated on an epic play project–25 Fall Play Invitations. Are you familiar with play invitations? Play invites are simply engaging setups that invite kids to play. There’s no parental agenda or expectation that kids will play in a certain way. Ideally, these invites engage the senses, […]

Craft Ideas for Kids–Exploring Texture

Right now, our little preschool co-op group is exploring textures. We’ve danced on contact paper, read and touched some fuzzy/slippery/bumpy/furry books, patted pumpkins, and attempted a few open-ended craft ideas with the little ones. This particular art idea was a huge hit with both the one-year-olds and preschoolers–a texture collage! What you’ll need: Cardboard (Cut […]

What to Know Before You Cruise with Kids–The Good, The Bad, and The Yummy

Call us crazy, but we love to travel with our kids (and we hope to help pass that love on to you)! Whether you’re an experienced traveler or this is your first family trip, check out our travel section! Among other things, you’ll find our suggestions for 35 free things to do at the beach, tips for […]