Small Toys Great for Travel

Inexpensive, Small Toys Perfect for Travel

We travel a LOT during the summer. Finding ways to occupy my kids on the ride can be a bit challenging. We just took a trip to Pennsylvania in which we drove from central North Carolina to Doswell, VA then to Philadelphia, then off to Hershey, Lancaster, and Gettysburg before heading back to North Carolina. Needless to say, we were in the car quite a bit. It was all worth it though! We found some great small toys to bring along for the ride!

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Toys that Empower Children in Their Uniqueness

Empower Children in Their Uniqueness With These Toys

What a breath of fresh air to see dolls that are made to empower children in their uniqueness – dolls that are free of unrealistic body structure and makeup, each doll is designed based on the average nine years old’s body shape and wears modest clothing.

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Explaining the Tough Stuff to Your Adopted Children

 Deep Conversations With Adopted Children

Adoption is not for the weak at heart. I know this because we live it. I love my children more than they know and the blessing of adoption really is a blessing to both us AND the kids. Along with the blessing comes hard conversations. Adopted children have their own fair share of questions about their identity that we as parents are to help guide them through. This in itself is one big reason we chose open adoption for both of our boys. My daughter is a different story.

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Lottie Dolls Keeps It Real

Lottie Dolls are Child Inspired

You walk in your daughter’s bedroom to find her playing with her dolls. A flood of memories thinking back to being a little girl yourself brings back happy memories. That is until you notice the high heels, makeup, jewelry, skimpy clothing on their dolls. The story line your daughter is acting out is more of a teenage sounding story line. The warm fuzzies have now just turned to a burning feeling deep in your soul. 

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