Rainy Day Activities; Keep Your Toddler Entertained
Mar04

Rainy Day Activities; Keep Your Toddler Entertained

Rain we need it in California, but how do we keep a toddler entertained when they can not go outside? At Sweet Sprouts we have created a eBook to keep you toddler busy on those rainy or snowy days. The Rainy Day Toddler Game book was created to keep your toddler busy on rainy or snowy days. Games included in this book help develop your child’s: * Fine motor skills * Vocabulary * Gross motor skills * Hand-eye coordination Most of...

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Halloween DIY Fire Truck Kids Costume
Sep05

Halloween DIY Fire Truck Kids Costume

Halloween DIY Fire Truck Kids Costume Standard Supplies: Box that fits your child size wise ( I used a pampers size 5 box) Extra piece of cardboard to cut wheels out White Spray Paint Red Spray Paint Black Spray Paint Blue Painters Tape 1 7/16X36 Dowel Super Glue Cloth Strap (You’ll have to  determine how much depending on your child’s size) Box Cutter Zip ties Needle & neutral thread Some white printer paper Ruler (to make sure...

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Healthy and Refreshing Cucumber Snack
May23

Healthy and Refreshing Cucumber Snack

I am always looking for ways to get my toddler to eat vegetables. This healthy cucumber recipe is fast and easy to make and he loves it. It’s great during the summer when it’s hot outside. 1 hot house cucumber or 3 Persian cucumbers ¼ tsp chili powder, I prefer New Mexico chili powder ¼ lemon or lime juice 1/8 tsp salt Mix in bowl let sit 5 minimums and you are ready to serve   Why Eat Cucumbers? A ½ cup of sliced cucumbers...

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What to do when your two year old locks you out?
Feb23

What to do when your two year old locks you out?

I don’t know if this has ever happened to you, but it happened to me for the first time on Thursday evening. My husband was out of town and it was one of those rare warm night in San Francisco. I was playing with both my kids, Ryan who is one and Jt who is two almost three on the deck outside our kitchen. We were having a great time, when all of the sudden my two year old Jt runs into the house, grabs the sliding glass door and shuts...

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Lend a Hand Through Family Oriented Consignment
Feb04

Lend a Hand Through Family Oriented Consignment

Every mom knows that kids grow like weeds. All too often, little ones grow out of their clothes long before wearing them out. Consignment sales are great ways to sell and buy gently used children’s clothing. Many non-profit organizations use consignment as a way to earn money. This is an especially great idea for church fundraising. If your local place of worship has gone a little overboard with bake sales as a primary means of church...

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