5 Potty Training Must-Do’s Before You Start

I love potty training kids.

Sound crazy?!  There’s just something about helping children with potty training that brings me a lot of joy.  Kids are so proud when they can finally go potty on their own and I love celebrating with them!

That’s why I’m thrilled to join up with Pull Ups (Happilyevermom sponsor) to share these potty training must-do’s.  These tips help set kids up for success.  Potty training early is about getting kids ready for something that takes a lot of skill to do – going potty on their own!

The best tips for potty training before you even start ~ gotta pin this for when we're ready!… 

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{All About Me} Baby Play Station

I’m always changing out my son’s toy shelf to make him a new baby play station.

I was inspired by our light and reflection series to use mirrors at my son’s baby play station.  Our goal was to create a little space that reflected all of my son’s favorite things: family, trains, music, etc.  Our baby play stations have also been helping with clean up time by simplifying the process for my son (and all of us!).  The best part is that it’s so easy to set up…

Make a quick and easy baby play station with baby's favorite toys ~ such a great idea if you live in a small space with a little one!  Gotta pin this for later!!… 

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10 Ways to Bring Books to Life…for Little Ones!

I am always trying to bring books to life for my kids.

I’m a firm believer that literacy activities can happen in everyday life!  Whether it’s pointing out signs on the highway, writing (or scribbling) a “list” for the grocery store, or using books to make bath time more fun, there is always a chance to learn more about sounds, letters, and words.  That’s why I was thrilled to hear about Gymboree’s new Eric Carle clothes line.  The moment my toddler put his polar bear Jammies on, he started saying new words immediately, but I’ll get to that later…

In full disclosure, Gymboree is a Happily Ever Mom sponsor.  But if I were sitting having a cup of coffee with you right now, I would still be gushing about Gymboree – we have been a fan for years and we’re thrilled about this line of clothing!  

Bringing books to life for kids can be really simple!  I never thought about how I could...
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