How to make a busy board for little ones

Our little Lilly is so inquisitive these days – as are most babies and toddlers! Her current interests include light switches, outlets, cords and other potentially dangerous things around the house! To satiate her curiosity and help feed her rapidly growing brain, Nate and I decided to combine all her favorite dangerous things in a safe way for her to explore. I give you …… the busy board!

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How To Be There For Long-Distance Loved Ones

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Living far away from friends and family isn’t always that great. Loved ones miss out on births, parties, awards ceremonies, recitals, graduations, baptisms and all the little moments that make life so incredibly sweet. With family in Ohio and us living in Maryland (for now), we are at least closer than we have been for the last few years. Still, schedules don’t always permit even a quick weekend visit.

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Saturday in Georgetown, D.C.

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Georgetown has been on our list of places to check-out since we arrived in Maryland one year ago. We took a gamble over the weekend as there were storms in the forecast, but we didn’t want to postpone our adventure anymore. Built in 1751, Georgetown is full of gorgeous Georgian style architecture – one of my favorites! Not to mention, tons of shopping and places to grab a bite to eat! I’ll give you the speed-visit version of a day in Georgetown, as our 1-year-old, Lilly has needs and isn’t afraid to scream to let everyone know! So with the tiniest one’s comfort in mind, we started with lunch.

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