Trending Bytes, March Edition – Heidi

Happy March! I hope that you Spring is beginning to show in your neck of the woods. I have been enjoying waking up to sunshine coming through my window, which always makes getting up a little easier. Speaking of which, in the last month, I have been doing some sleep overhaul to improve my quality of […]

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Trending Bytes April Edition, Crystal

Another month has gone by and that means Heidi posted her trending bytes in her life yesterday and today I am sharing mine! March was super fun and Eric and I took a week long vacation to celebrate our anniversary! It was so nice to get away and relax for a little while. 🙂 I’ve […]

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Toddler/Baby Proofing Checklist!

Today I wanted to cover a topic that I am sure you all know and love….baby/toddler proofing your house! You don’t realize how much your life has changed our how sterile your house has become until you go visit a friend who doesn’t have children. All of the sudden those things that used to be […]

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Clothing Tips for potty training & self-dressing toddlers!

Your toddler is going through all kids of changes as they grow up and they may have started potty training and dressing themselves. When selecting clothing for your rapidly growing toddler, here are some tips to help make your life a little easier! Simple is best! Your toddler’s small hands work best when the task […]

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Family Physician Kit – Essential Oils – Doterra Review

Several months ago we had a wonderful guest blog by Nancy about Essentials Oils. Her blog inspired me to do my own research and find the best ones on my quest to see if they actually work. Then Sarah invited me to an Essential Oils class all about them and how they work. I was […]

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How to read to your toddler!

Out of all of the things you do with your kids reading with them is one of the greatest gifts you can give. It’s such a special way to strengthen your bond and learn and grow together. You will get so much more then just a story out of it. 🙂 Here are a few […]

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Toddler Bedtime Tips & Tricks!

When it comes to Bean and bedtime it’s either a total hit or a complete miss.. We like to keep Bean on a regular schedule. There are snafus here and there but for the most part she goes up to bed at 7:30pm reads a couple of books and is out by 8. It’s taken […]

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Nancy Terry Guest Blogger: Essential Oils and How to Use Them with your Toddler

Our guest Blogger, Nancy Terry is back! Over the summer she gave all the ins and outs of Camping with your Toddler, which Nancy mentioned using essential oils with Hunter. None of the Beanster’s Bytes crew knew much about them, so we asked Nancy to fill us in on their uses and her experience. I […]

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My potty training plan….

Potty training. It’s scary, it’s controversial, messy…and kind of exciting at the same time. It’s kind of exciting because in most cases it means your little one is growing up and becoming a “big girl or big boy.” I am no expert, in fact we haven’t really started but I would like to share my […]

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Nailed it!

I was somewhat of a tomboy growing up but I’ve always had to have my finger and toe nails painted. I would play in the dirt and I was serious about sports but my nails were always done. Well apparently I’ve passed that on to the Beanster. Ever since she’s been able to tell what […]

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