baby proof

  • baby proof: bedtime stories lately.

    Wow, sick days. They really throw a wrench into things, don’t they? We’ve had more than a few of them this winter and we’re eagerly looking forward to a less germy spring. Books (and…

    March 13, 2019 11 Comments
  • baby proof: screen time.

    I avoid the the phrase screen time like the plague. I can’t fully articulate why it irks me so much, but I’m sure it has something to do with the fact that it’s so…

    March 6, 2019 112 Comments
  • a book advent calendar, continued.

    This is the second year that I’ve taken to wrapping up books we own and books we’ve borrowed and setting them on a shelf to open one by one through the month of December.…

    December 11, 2018 25 Comments
  • baby proof: kids’ clothes plain and simple.

    Last week, while eavesdropping for the public good, I overheard two parents of young children lamenting the dearth of simple kids’ clothes available. I came directly home, opened my browser, and pecked out the…

    July 17, 2018 112 Comments
  • baby proof: kid art.

    If you’re very lucky and you have a small child living in your midst, your home will soon be overrun by their masterpieces. Crinkled chef-d’oeuvres come home from school or playdates or are created…

    April 4, 2018 39 Comments
  • nuscheli baby scarves from hauptli haus.

    This post is sponsored by Hauptli Haus, makers of nüscheli baby scarves. If you’ve never heard of a nüscheli, trust that you’re not entirely alone. Until recently, I was myself uninitiated. Maybe more to…

    March 27, 2018 17 Comments
  • baby proof: bundling, part ii.

    I wrote about wintry bundling layers when Faye was 18 months old, but now that she’s nearing the three and three quarters mark and I’m in the middle of the second winter spent bundling…

    February 21, 2018 26 Comments
  • make/do: for new parents.

     + Flowers: Pluck them from your own garden, send them from afar via a florist, make it a posey or a spray for the mantle, don’t worry that it seems cliché. It will be…

    January 25, 2018 25 Comments