I was out and about last week and a friend and I were talking about the tasks my soon-to-be 3 year-old helps with around the house.  A sweet little lady overheard and proudly stated, "That is WAY too young...
You’ve probably heard of sensory play, but did you know that this type of play is very beneficial for children? From birth, babies learn about their world using their 5 senses: seeing, smelling, hearing, feeling & tasting. As they...
Who knew I would be registering my child for something that doesn't start for 8 months?  Thinking ahead has not always been my strong point; needless to say, I have been forced to make some changes in that department! ...
Making homemade ornaments is one of our family's favorite holiday traditions. This easy recipe is a familiar staple in many households. Not only is it a perfect hands-on sensory experience for my toddler, but fun for the whole family. We love to...
As a child, I remember countless family road trips!  The memories flood my mind with so many happy things. Until I was a Mom, I had no idea how daunting it was to actually GET to that amazing destination to...
If you know me, you know I love summer!  I much prefer humidity and even excessive heat to the frigid cold and snow of winter. In fact, I would gladly live perpetually in the summer season if given the...
Join us for the next DMMB playdate! Friday, November 16th: 9-11am Meet us at the Bearth Studio in Beaverdale (2614 Beaver Ave) for a fun morning. Not only will you have the chance to meet new mamas & kiddos, you'll help out...

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Water Safety Tips Could Save a Life

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May is National Water Safety Awareness Month. As we head to pool and beach season, it’s the perfect time for all families and caregivers...
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