Baby, Family, Kids, Toddler

2018 Gift Guide: Fun Toddler Gifts That Actually Make a Difference

Having kids back to back was not the plan. Now staying home with a four-year-old girl and three-year-old boy, I've dubbed myself a know-it-all on kid's favorite toys. Ask any toddler mom, between birthday parties and rewards for potty training, our kids have MORE than enough LOL Surprise Dolls, JoJo Siwa Bows, Swords and Transformer… Continue reading 2018 Gift Guide: Fun Toddler Gifts That Actually Make a Difference

Baby, Family, Kids, Toddler

Park Hopping Series: Lynnhaven Parkway Route

While we absolutely adore our neighborhood park, sometimes we just want to switch it up. And with over 250 parks in Virginia Beach, the options are (almost) endless. On a hot summer night, we took off down the road to the newly renovated Lynnhaven Parkway to hit up a few of the best city parks.… Continue reading Park Hopping Series: Lynnhaven Parkway Route

Baby, Kids, Toddler

The Best Parenting Advice I Ever Got + Our First Vlog

The best parenting advice I ever got, hmmm let me sift through about 50 suggestions each from every person I know HAHA. In all seriousness, I truly appreciate everyone offering what worked for them, as long as they understand it might not work for me, and that's okay! It takes a community to raise a… Continue reading The Best Parenting Advice I Ever Got + Our First Vlog

Baby, healthy living, Kids, Toddler

8 (Easy) Ways to Celebrate Earth Day With Your Toddlers

Earth Day 2018 comes on Sunday, April 22! The holiday is celebrated worldwide in an effort to increase support of environmental protection. I love this saying from an African Proverb: "You must treat the earth well. It was not given to you by your parents. It is loaned to you by your children." And since… Continue reading 8 (Easy) Ways to Celebrate Earth Day With Your Toddlers

Baby, Fitness, Kids, Toddler

Why I’ll Never Get My Pre-Baby Body Back

I was 5 months post-partum and we were home visiting family on Christmas Vacation. After a fun, drunken night reminiscing with friends, my husband admitted to me that when we first met "my body was on point." I thought back to that time just 3 years prior... a time when I ran collegiate cross country,… Continue reading Why I’ll Never Get My Pre-Baby Body Back

Baby, Crafts, Kids

Elephant String Art

My beautiful sister Anna is expecting a baby in May!! We are so excited for yet another girl to join the Kassuba gain. Finnley Elsie, Elsie being our Grandma Viv's middle name. There is just something the gets me about a unique first name and a family middle name (hence Cambri Joan and Porter Lee).… Continue reading Elephant String Art

Baby, Food, Recipes, Toddler

Strawberry Kefir Treat

Kefir, Chia, Flax?! Why would I feed my kids that? And would they even eat it? Every week I make a batch of this kefir treat for my kids. The fruit makes it tastes good, and everything else makes it good for them! Use these ingredients: 2 Cups Frozen Berries 1 Frozen Banana 1 Container… Continue reading Strawberry Kefir Treat