Tales From the Nursery

Tales From the Nursery: The Toddler Years

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WW: Snack in a Box!

Rissa found a new way to enjoy snack time… She wanted me to join her. Bless her heart that she still thinks I can fit into a box. Can you caption this? Have a great rest of


WW: My Happy Little Helper

While she does her share of pushing my buttons, Rissa is also a pretty good helper for me. We know I need it right


WW: Playing With Our New Camera

I mentioned in my last pregnancy update that we bought a new camera for an early present to ourselves. Both Brian and I have been having fun taking pictures with it. So far we


WW: Playing in the Leaves

I can no longer deny that it is fall with the leaves changing colors and falling to the ground.  This was the first year Rissa got to really enjoy playing in them!  She tried


WW: Napping in the Ball Pit

This week’s featured caption is… This what it must be like in a gumball machine… – Tonya What would you caption this?  I can’t even think of anything witty!


WW: Monkeyin’ Around the Potty

Sometimes Rissa does odd things with her toys.  Intentional or no, I found this scene amusing and had to snap a picture.  Earlier this week I asked our Facebook fans and friends to come


WW: Mail Me to Gramma!

I posted this picture on my Facebook fanpage and asked for captions… here are some of my favorites: There were several variations of “mail to gramma” which werejust too stinkin’ cute. Print out a shipping label,



WW: If You Give a Toddler a Camera Phone…

You get a ton of pictures like


WW: The Many Faces of My Toddler

All in the span of a few


WW: Goofing Off at #BBSummit12 With @ThisIsGMC

Last Saturday I attended an all day conference in Chicago. I was light on sleep and filling up with knowledge… All while meeting new people and spending time with those I already know.


WW: Pretty Maternity Dresses

I think I’ll pack these for BlogHer ’12 conference, what do you think? (I’ll be sharing reviews and giveaways


WW: Pool Days!

Can I go in the pool yet, Mommy? (She’s enjoying her swim


WW: Covered in Yogurt

Rissa decided to pretend her yogurt was soap. It was pretty amusing until she started throwing yogurt covered grapes at




WW: Brobee – Rissa’s New BFF?

 We found a Yo Gabba Gabba! Brobee beanie baby at the grocery store a couple weeks ago.  Brobee (the little green one) is Rissa’s favorite character. He gets to help stack blocks. She brushes his teeth. And


WW: Rissa & Friends Going on a Walk!

We can’t go without bringing her friends. I need a double stroller just for


WW: A Day at the Park

She also went down the (small) straight slide all by herself! I wasn’t able to get a pic


WW: Helping With Chores

Rissa likes to help (sometimes). She’s not too keen on picking up things she’s scattered across the floor like food or toys, but will usually pick up at least two “to help.” She’s helping