Last Minute Halloween Costumes for Toddlers

Halloween is swiftly approaching, and it’s safe to say a lot of the good costumes are probably already sold out. But you’ve made plans to take your little one trick or treating, so it’s time to get creative! No need to be intimated, though. Using a few odd items and clothing lying around the house, you could recreate one of the last minute Halloween costume ideas we have listed, below. They’re pretty simple, allowing you all to still join in on the festivities without the stress and unwanted store trip! 

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Khiari Mcalpin
MISSION SEEMINGLY IMPOSSIBLE: WORK-LIFE BALANCE 

You just got off work, and traffic is terrible! You’re praying that you can make it in time to pick up the kids from their after-school care, because you can’t afford to be late another day. You make it with just a few minutes to spare, and now you must head to the grocery store and make it home to get dinner started. Once the food is prepped and placed in the oven, you realize laundry needs to be started, because your spouse doesn’t have any clean shirts for work. Amid all of that, you have to manage to bathe and feed the kids and get them to bed at a decent time. Once the dishes are cleaned and the dress shirts are hanging to dry, you muster up the energy to take a shower and crawl into bed. You’re completely exhausted, and eventually fall into a slumber, awaiting a new day of chaos ahead. 

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What Is Infant Massage?

One of the many responsibilities as a parent, is to ensure your children grow up in a secure and nurturing environment. That can look different for each family depending on their circumstances and resources, but may include things such as: using positive and uplifting language, showing affection with hugs or acts of kindness, etching out quality time, etc. With the internet at our finger tips, there’s so many creative ways to curate that type of environment for your little one, and we have another one we think you should add to your list; Infant Massage.

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Summer Safety Tips for Kids

Family beach vacations, summer camps, backyard barbecues and seemingly endless pool days are all signs that summer is well underway! As you and your little ones continue to enjoy this warm weather and spend more time outdoors, it’s important that certain safety measures are taken. We’ve curated a list of some helpful tips that will ensure your child spends a lot more time having fun, and you spend a lot less time worrying.  

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Father's Day Gifting

On Father’s Day, we get to celebrate the honorable men in our life who have supported, protected and guided us along life’s journey. Whether biologically or through life’s happenstance, these wonderful men play major parts in our lives and teach us things that we’ll cherish forever. Though they are hard working, strong and courageous, they’re also gentle giants who deserve to know they’re appreciated everyday, but especially on Father’s Day. 


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Kid-Friendly Mother’s Day Gift Guide

There is something so precious about a mother’s love! They do and sacrifice so much for their families and deserve to be celebrated every day. That may not always be possible, so it’s great to have a designated day, such as Mother’s Day, for everyone to do just that, and show appreciation for the wonderful women in their life.  

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Music Therapy: A Unique Approach to Quality Learning

Here at Vinehouse Nursery, we thoroughly agree with the great philosopher, Plato’s, belief that music is essential to a child’s learning environment. Therefore, Music Therapy is one of the many offerings we happily provide for our seedlings and sprouts! Embedded into the Mother Goose Time Curriculum, your child(ren) have a daily opportunity to participate with music instruments such as maracas, drums, shakers, sticks, scarves, bells, and more.

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St. Patrick’s Day Crafts and Treats

Holidays always create the perfect opportunity to do fun, theme-related activities with your kids! From crafts to yummy recipes, you get to nurture their creative abilities and partake in moments you both can cherish for a lifetime. St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, and we found a few crafts and recipes we think would be fun for you and your little one(s) to try. 

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7 Eco-Friendly Products Your Diaper Bag Needs

Here at Vinehouse Nursery we are committed to providing the safest and healthiest childcare development experience for you and your toddler. So much thought has been put into the kinds of products and equipment we use to ensure we make that possible. One brand in particular we love is The Honest Company. Founded by actress Jessica Alba back in 2012, this award-winning company provides environmentally conscious and organic products that are safe, effective and resaonably priced.

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Mommy & Me Fitness Class: Your Ultimate New Year’s Resolution 

The New Year has officially begun and we’re all in the process of kick starting those New Year’s Resolutions we anxiously jotted down a few weeks back! Maybe some of those resolutions include things like; spending more time with your kids, curating a healthier lifestyle for you and your family, figuring out how to balance parenting and still making time for yourself, working out more, etc. If this sounds anything like the goals you’ve set for 2018, Vinehouse Nursery has just what you’re looking for.

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