Oh, the sheer fun of a first birthday! What a joyous occasion – the 1st year celebration of your little bundle of joy! For those health-conscious Moms who are hesitant to introduce a sugary cake for the first time, there is a great recipe that I used when my daughter, Violet, celebrated her first birthday.
The cake was a huge hit with both the birthday girl, and the guests alike. It is sweetened with apple juice, and honestly, the cake tastes so good that you won’t realize it’s a sugar-free cake!
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Our Darling of the Week is 3-month-old Owen! He’s happy, easy-going and ready for some summer fun in his sunnies and Le Top ‘Fire Chief’ collection romper. This fun interactive romper features a fire truck applique that reaches around the back and includes a 3-D flap that lifts to reveal a puppy inside — perfect for pint-sized heros! Read more on “Le Top Darling of the Week: Owen” »
This time of year, kid’s schedules tend be packed with year-end recitals, sports tournaments, preschool graduations, and other end-of-year activities. Are you looking for a way to unwind and relax with the family? Why not cozy up with the kids and enjoy an old-school film? There is a myriad of family movies to choose from these days – films that have great messages, are beautifully done, and have wonderful story lines. As much as I can appreciate new flicks with high-tech computer graphics, in my opinion there’s nothing like sitting down to watch an old-fashioned, classic family movie.
Here are a few of my personal favorites, which are perfect for toddlers:
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