Raising Toddler Ideas

Activities, tips and more for toddlers

How I Rediscovered Happiness in Motherhood


    I have been absent from this blog for a long time. The truth is there is a lot that I have been absent from in my life. See, I had my second baby 9 months ago and it has really thrown me for a loop and has caused me to question everything I […]

{Raising Tots} 7 Potty Training Tips

Potty Training Tips

This week we welcome Adele from Playful Learners this week on {Raising Tots}! She is sharing her potty training tips! ******************************************************* Normally the mile stone most parents dread, timing potty training correctly can help lift the stress of this important stage in every child’s life. Time and time again I have seen children being pushed into […]

{Raising Tots} Stop Toddler Hitting

Welcome back to the {Raising Tots} series! We welcome our first guest poster for the new year Lisa from Confessions of a Montessori Mom. ****************************************** Photo of Lisa Nolan in 1967 My name is Lisa Nolan, and I’m very excited to be a guest blogger for Raising Tots today. I was a preschool teacher for […]

{Raising Tots} How to Encourage Creative Play

Raising Toddlers- parenting advice

This week on {Raising Tots} we welcome Varya from Little Artists! She shares her tips on encouraging creative play. *************************************** For a growing toddler the world changes literally every hour and every day: there is so much he learns and discovers that it can at times be overwhelming and constant mood swings can put some […]

{Raising Tots} 5 Ideas for a Toddler Friendly Christmas

Toddler Friendly Christmas

  Just in time to usher in the Christmas season we Welcome Rebekah from The Golden Gleam as our guest this week on {Raising Tots}. With all the hustle and bustle this time of year, she shares 5 ideas to keep Christmas toddler friendly. ***************************************** Christmas can be a joy with a toddler in the […]

{Raising Tots} How to Win the Battle of the Whining Toddler

Raising Toddlers Whining

This week on {Raising Tots} I have the honor of welcoming Kylie from Octavia and Vicky. I think being a parent to a toddler, we are all familiar with whining. Below, Kylie shares her awesome tips for eliminating whining in toddlers. ****************************************** Just recently our toddler’s mood seems to be set on ‘Default = Whine’. To be […]

{Raising Tots} Why You Shouldn’t be Afraid to Homeschool

Why You Shouldnt be Afraid to Homeschool

This week we welcome Crystal from The Freckled Homeschooler to {Raising Tots} Mom to Mom Parenting Series. She shares her experiences with homeschooling and how to overcome fear about homeschooling. **************************************************** Why You Shouldn’t be Afraid to Homeschool Over the last few years I have encountered many people who said that they wanted to homeschool […]

{Raising Tots} Toddler Advice

Toddler Tips and Tricks and Activities

This week we welcome Krissy from B-Inspired Mama to {Raising Tots}. Through her From the Mouth of Moms series, she brings us many great resources for all things raising tots. Read below to see all her great articles. *******************************   From the Mouths of Moms With three kids, ages 5, 3, and one nearly a […]

{Raising Tots} Colored Pasta Necklaces

Raising TOddlers activities

I am excited to welcome Tricia from 2 Big 2 Little to this week’s {Raising Tots}. She shares with us a fun art project that any toddler is guaranteed to enjoy! Read on for her activity. ********************************************** Coloured Pasta Necklaces About a year or so ago, I made Sammie some coloured pasta to use for […]

{Raising Tots} 10 Creative Ways to Get Your Picky Toddler to Eat

Raising Toddlers

This is week we are excited to welcome Mari from Inspired By Family Magazine as this weeks guest for {Raising Tots} Mom to Mom Parenting Series. She is sharing 10 creative ways to get your picky toddler to eat. Read below for her great tips. ***************************************   How fun that I get to meet all […]

{Raising Tots} 5 Things You Need To Know About Your Child’s Speech and Language Development


I want to welcome Katie from Playing With Words 365 as this weeks guest poster for the {Raising Tots} Mom to Mom Parenting Series. Katie, a pediatric speech-language pathologist, shares 5 things that you need to know about your toddler’s speech and language development. Read below for her great insight. ********************************* As a pediatric speech-language […]

{Raising Tots} Fall Pretend Play

eye like nature

I am excited to welcome Leslie from Cute and Peculiar as this weeks guest poster for {Raising Tots} Mom to Mom Parenting series. She shares how her and her kids got into the fall spirit. Read on for her fall leaves game. ************************** With fall just around the corner, I was excited to start basic […]

{Raising Tots} Top Ten Tips for Painting with Your Toddler


I am so thrilled to have Leanna of All Done Monkey! be the first guest poster on {Raising Tots} Mom to Mom Parenting Series here at Love, Play, Learn. Leanna knows that the mess that comes with toddler painting can make some moms want to run for the hills. Read below for her tips on […]