Oh, the irony of parenting: It’s undeniably hard work, and yet most of us are doing entirely too much of the work. And while we might be able to swoop through a room and put toys away in 10 minutes doing that job for them is actually lazy parenting on our part. It’s their responsibility. Kids NEED chores. Here’s your starter’s guide.
Getting out of the house with a toddler in tow can be a challenge. Between packing up the stroller, toys, diapers, snacks, water bottle, change of clothes (along with my wallet and phone)… the must-haves of what you need when leaving the house with your active toddler can seem endless. Here are some tried and true tips that have worked for me when packing and preparing for playdates.