avengers training!

Avengers Training Party

We have done quite a few super hero themed parties around these parts with our friends at Target (find Spider-Man and the Ninja Turtles here), but the Avengers might just be our favorite. Our kids have been in love with each character on their own for years now, so seeing them each come together and do their thing as a team is just about the coolest thing our boys can think of! Today is an easy at-home playdate idea or even just a fun adventure to take as a family! All you need are a handful of training stations and your … Read more

Bath Time with Mustela

By Jenna. When I had my first baby six years ago, my sister-in-law gave me my first Mustela bath wash. I had no idea how much this line of products would mean to me many years and a few more kids later. I have never used another line of soaps and lotions on my newborn because I really feel it’s the most gentle on their fresh skin. We love bath time at our house. I dare you to find a more heavenly thing than a freshly bathed babe! When they’re tiny and so new it can be a scary first experience so … Read more

learning board games

Once your kids get to a certain age, board games become a lot of fun and not just a box of pieces ready to be lost or stepped on. Today we’re rounding up our favorite educational games in the board game genre. We shared our favorite educational toys here, too if you’re looking!   1. Rory’s Story Cubes: You roll dice which become elements of your story and use your imagination to construct a tale for your other players. Great for artistic expression! 2. Let’s Go Fishin‘: This game is so good for fine motor skills. It’s also good for … Read more

unplugged week: tegu

For today’s Unplugged activity we wanted to share a new-to-us company that will keep your family entertained for years to come: Tegu! Have you seen these awesome magnetized blocks yet? This company is so innovative and we love that the blocks have so few limits, in the hands of your little one there’s nothing their imagination can’t create. Each block has the slightest magnetism making it easy to build up, down, sideways, any direction you choose. They have sets for all kinds of building like cars, robots and more.The wood is sourced in Honduras and Tegu provides tree planting, education … Read more

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unplugged week: No Kid Hungry

The purpose of Unplugged Week is to focus on our relationships and connection without those go-to distractions. In addition (for us) it seems that the more screen time our kids have the grumpier they are. As adults we can’t help but feel happiest when we’re helping others, and with our various projects over the years with Small Fry, the boys seem to be in the same boat. It just feels good! So, today our Unplugged Tip is to plan a project or outing that helps someone in need. For our project, we joined efforts with Earth’s Best and Ella’s Kitchen with the No … Read more