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hiking with kids

Hiking with kids is like doing pretty much anything else with kids. A little bit trickier. You have to slow down, factor the elements and their abilities, be prepared, and of course have hoards of snacks. Here’s one thing we hadn’t thought of that is now an absolute must, a hiking pack for your kiddo! We all did a big Small Fry hike this week and the boys had their own little packs with the built in water pouch and tube.They all sipped on water the whole way up and back and we had to stop a fraction as many … Read more

quick zip sheets

Between today and yesterday’s posts we are feeling on top of the world! Finding products that fill a need, or solve a problem, or make our lives easier is always exciting, even all these years later. Ready for the next game changer? Quick Zip Sheets! They have created fitted sheets for beds and cribs where all you have to do to remove and launder a sheet is one quick zip. If you have bedwetter, or are just tired of the absolute struggle that is removing and replacing a fitted sheet, this is for you! Nothing is worse than waking up … Read more

Luggage Free + Packing Tip For Kids!

By Jenna. With busy lives, a lot of kids and hectic work schedules I’m always looking for ways to cut corners to make life easier! It never ceases to amaze me the geniuses out there in the business of convenience, making my job as a Mom a little easier! Enter, Luggage Free! I don’t know about you, but lugging strollers, carseats, suitcases and people through LAX is my idea of a personal hell so when I found Luggage Free I knew I had to test it out for our recent family trip to Hawaii.Luggage Free is a door to door … Read more

lost tooth favorites

It officially happened, our first Small Fry, Quinn, lost his first tooth. Make way for the awkwardly large adult teeth! With lost teeth on our minds we’ve been browsing the web for what traditions we want to accompany this milestone with our kids. Here’s what we found!The Tooth Fairy Door — How amazing are these tiny doors?  Spotted on Jaimee Rose, where she bought doll house sized doors and accessories and created a way for the Tooth Fairy to get into the house to swap a tooth for a present.  A second tradition we love is having the kids write letters … Read more