Posts By: thelittledabbler

Camping Theme Invitation Now in the Shop!

There’s still plenty of summer left to plan a camping theme party. Start the mood off right with this adorable bulletin board style invitation! Purchase it now in thelittledabbler Etsy shop!  

Read on »

Through a child’s eyes…

Coloring with my 3-year-old son, he looked at Princess Jasmine’s castle and declared, “Hey, that castle is made of bread!”

Read on »

Welcome 2016 Changes to the Blog!

Happy new year! 2016 will bring some exciting changes to thelittledabbler. This blog will undergo a complete content change. While I will continue to post about parenting and children, I’m going to add a new element in the form of child-friendly entertainment. If you are a parent of young children who watch YouTube videos, you may

Read on »

New Years Resolutions

  It’s almost New Years!  I couldn’t be any more excited to leave this past year behind and enter into the new.  There were many high points — my business taking off and buying a new house — but there were so many low points that I’d rather leave 2014 behind. Before we can usher in 2015, it’s

Read on »

Limiting Children’s Screen Time

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends children under two years of age not be exposed to any screen time (source).  While that’s obviously impractical for many reasons — how do you prevent inadvertent watching? — parents need to find the right balance so their children don’t become entirely dependent on technology for entertainment. Encourage children

Read on »

Moving With a Toddler

We were concerned about moving our two-year-old son to a new house.  How would he react?  Would he miss the old house?  Luckily, that wasn’t a problem for us! Our son loved running around the new house as we installed the new flooring. My husband and I recently bought our first (and hopefully forever) house.  Moving

Read on »

Love With Food September 2014 Box Review

Last year, I received and reviewed the August and October 2013 Love With Food boxes.  I was underwhelmed with them and canceled my subscription.  Out of the blue, I received an e-mail from Love With Food offering me a free box.  I guess they are trying to win customers back? Anyway, it worked because who’s

Read on »

When Teachers Hold Us Back

On 9Gag today, I read a post that was supposedly a father’s response to this note a teacher wrote on his 7-year-old’s assignment. From 9Gag In the response, the father explains how throughout his education experience, he was shot down by teachers who thought he was cheating or trying to suck up simply because he exhibited

Read on »