The best part about STEM activities is that they are mostly based on freeform experimentation. And experimentation, to a child, is just another word for play. Although structured activities are important for children to learn about boundaries and safety, guided activities are best for exploration, the root of all things STEM.
We want the best for our daughters and we'll do anything to help them grow and learn as individuals. And many of us see the seeds of leadership growing before our eyes. To help our little leaders along their way, it's our job as parents and caregivers to nurture those seeds and help strengthen their characters for the battles and victories ahead.
My boys are seven and four, and I paint their nails. Since my eldest isn’t allowed polish on his fingers in school, we stick to the toes, but they are painted nonetheless. I am not one to keep a meticulous manicure, so the polish only comes out occasionally. But when it does? “Can you do my toes? Can I have nail polish, too?” They are thrilled to pick colors and feel special. I don’t force my boys (or even ask them) to paint their nails, but it is something they want to do. And I say “yes”, for a few very good reasons.
May is a time to celebrate Mothers! While we love Mother’s Day, we know special times with mom come in the form of many little moments. In honor of those little moments, we’ve teamed up with some amazing brands to celebrate mama and me time. You know those special times with mom: early morning bagel brunches, late night trips to the movies, or even just hanging out at the beach finding shapes in the clouds...
Like many of you, my husband and I have been desperate for a true break and respite for a long time. I’m the primary caretaker during the day for my 3-year-old daughter. Mitz Accessories is in the midst of a huge growth swing and when I’m not parenting I’m working in every thought and free 5 minutes I can steal. I'm really lucky and I work incredibly hard.
We’ve partnered with some incredible companies who are working together to inspire and support children’s blossoming imaginations. Enter our, ‘Spring Into Imagination,’ giveaway for a chance to win a bundle including...
We love products that are not only stylish but also functional and eco-friendly. Mitz Accessories is committed to environmentally friendly practices and supporting companies that do the same. Below you’ll find a list of our favorite reusable lunch items as well as our favorite DIY reusable sandwich bag patterns.
Meeting the nutritional needs of a growing toddler is something I take very seriously. That said, feeding a picky toddler is also a huge challenge. For example, my toddler refuses to eat meat of any kind. Read full article >>
Starting solids is a big step for any baby! When I first started solids with my daughter I felt so lost. I had no idea what to feed her, in what quantity or how to prepare foods for her. I put together this list of things I wish I would have known as a guide for other new moms. Read Full Article >>
As a mom, I’m obsessed with all things lightweight and portable that are ergonomically designed and easy to store. Everyday, it feels like my two bedroom NYC apartment is slowly turning into one gigantic toy box/kid accessories warehouse. Between the three of us, we have 1.5 closets. Storage is a precious commodity. Read Full Article >>