Top Ten Parenting Posts of 2014

This year, I had decided to make Sand In My Toes a resourceful website for parents wherever they may be, because parenting and its challeng...


Seven New Year's resolutions Moms need to make!

It's that time of the year when all you care about is putting your feet up, and putting all that festive madness behind you. Even if yo...


Busy Hands: Easy New Year's Banner

If there's one thing you find yourself abundant in after the Holidays (apart from the extra weight!), it's got to be the wrapping pa...


Five Tips Friday: Crafting With Toddlers

When toddlers begin to develop fine motor control over their fingers and hands, they can be introduced to simple crafts. These activities, ...


Five things to do at Christmas in Dubai

Christmas isn't a big festival back home in India. It is celebrated, of course, and is a national holiday, but isn't as big as Diwal...


Busy Hands: Penguin Snow Globe

Penguins are so adorable - I knew we had to make something with them during our craft sessions! So, when I saw this penguin snow globe o...


Five Tips Friday: Making Mom Friends

I've never had the courage to talk to that mom at the playground. She could be any mom with a child of the same age as mine. Or she coul...


Celebrating festivals as an expat family

When you decide to move to another country and become an expat, especially as a family, there are usually very compelling reasons to leave y...


Busy Hands: Making Christmas Trees (and Free Printable)

We recently had a play date (with Abigail and her Little Miss of Cuddles & Crumbs! ) and I wanted to do an activity where we could just ...


Giveaway: Win a Mermaid Swimming Set for your princess!

Mermaids are fascinating characters, aren't they? I was in love with Ariel The Mermaid when I was a child. Over the years, few character...


Five Tips Friday: Having stress-free Holidays with kids

Holidays are only really fun when you are kid, or single. Once you are in charge of planning the holidays, it gets a little crazy. Suddenly...


Ten parenting truths for new moms

There's no experience quite like bringing a new life into this world. Becoming a mother for the first time is both scary and exciting at...


Busy Hands: Magazine Collage Caterpillar

Little Dude has only recently graduated from picture books to proper story books suitable for toddlers. Even though we love storytelling (se...


Five Tips Friday: Improving your Facebook Page reach

One of the biggest challengers for bloggers today is keeping up with the ever-changing Facebook algorithm. Only recently, Facebook said it w...


Things I would want my son to know...

Do you ever wonder what your children will be like as adults? I have this thought about Little Dude frequently. I have a broad vision of h...


20 Holiday Cards To Make With Kids

Like the tradition of writing letters by hand, I love making cards of my own. Sadly, this practice is dying rapidly, and may already be exti...

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