Author: Laura Beth

Poppy! Seven & Eight Months

Poppy! Seven & Eight Months

If you are new to A Step in the Journey, our baby #3 is growing faster than we can imagine. She was 8 months old this week & I love documenting all of her latest growth, milestones & special memories. She has another name, but 

Glitter Sensory Bottles

Glitter Sensory Bottles

If you have been around A Step in the Journey for a while you know that I love sensory play. Anything from finger painting to rice buckets to play dough, we do it all around here. A little while back we did a sensory bottle 

Lucky Charms St. Patrick’s Day Treat

Lucky Charms St. Patrick’s Day Treat

Repost from March 2014 III was sweet enough to run to the grocery store the other day on his way home from work. I feel like maybe it was raining and I didn’t want to get out with Chickadee, but it easily could have also 

Garlic Knots (shhhh…from biscuits)

Garlic Knots (shhhh…from biscuits)

I may have mentioned before, but every Friday night around here is Pizza and a Movie Night! It is a tradition we started a few months back (once the big kids could come close to sitting through a movie) and it is one we all 

Holiday Rice Krispie Treats

Holiday Rice Krispie Treats

Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope everyone has a fantastic day, month, year full of LOVE. We’ve been talking about love a lot in our house, mostly how we others, especially those we love (brother/sister battles going on!). Love is kind folks. “And a new command 

Valentine Activity for Toddlers | Fine Motor Skill Practice

Valentine Activity for Toddlers | Fine Motor Skill Practice

Decorating for Valentines Day is usually brief, but I like to do it anyway. We have a few banners up around the house and this one might be my favorite. Some of the banners I use year after year like this Valentine bunting from forever 

Valentine Number Sense Activity

Valentine Number Sense Activity

Valentine’s is in full swing over here! We have decorated, crafted, played and eaten our fair share of Valentine themed everything, and we still have a week to go. I know people say it gets all “Hallmarky” but you won’t find me pouting on folks 

Love DOES

Love DOES

Yall, on Friday Mr. Groundhog “said” there is going to be six more weeks of winter. SIX. Please say it ain’t so! I’m with the folks saying #notmygroundhog We need Spring. Two weeks ago we found ourselves in the ER with Sprout. It was our 

Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed Peppers

Happy ALMOST Super Bowl Sunday!! Is your team in the big game? I can’t decide who I want to root for, the Patriots seems to win all the time, so maybe the Eagles. Have you asked Alexa who she is cheering for?? It’s pretty funny! 

Toddler Meal Ideas

Toddler Meal Ideas

I’m NOT an expert when it comes to making toddler meals, but I am two kids in and working on eating with #3. What we feed our children has come a long way from the 80’s when frozen chicken nuggets, mac n cheese, and applesauce were 

Three More Months with Poppy | 6 Months Old

Three More Months with Poppy | 6 Months Old

Our Sweet Poppy, Each time I write I am in awe of how quickly time is passing. You are just the most joyful little baby and we are so enjoying our time with you! You smile every time you see our faces; the smile creeps 

Happy New Year & Ham Sliders

Happy New Year & Ham Sliders

Happy New Year! How is 2018 treating you so far? We kicked it off (London style) with 14 other families and about 25 kids under 5. It was our 3rd Annual New Year’s in London Party. It always starts about 4:00 and we toast New 

Poppy, the Past Three Months

Poppy, the Past Three Months

Dear Poppy, Oh sweet baby girl. We are soaking you in as much as we possibly can! You are the absolute sweetest baby and we are all smitten. I can’t express how thankful we are that you made us a party of 5. You are 

DIY Fluffy Monster Slime (that isn’t sticky)

DIY Fluffy Monster Slime (that isn’t sticky)

How excited are you that is is OCTOBER?!!?! I would argue that it is one of the best months of the year, especially if that cool fall air has kicked in. Unfortunately, that is not the case here in Georgia. It is a nice balmy