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Katie Fendt

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Understanding Emotional Regulation in Kids

It was a normal afternoon—making dinner, tidying up the house, and getting ready for our family’s evening routine. Blocks filled the living room floor as the kids built, bringing their ideas to life. Once...

Books to Celebrate Holidays Around The World

The holidays are here and we never pass up a good book to go with them! While Christmas books are abundant, we love reading with our kids about how different places and people celebrate....

6 Tips for Boosting Resilience During Times of Stress

We are living in a time of high stress which can wreak havoc on all things: mental, emotional, physical, social, and emotional health. Resilience is the ability to recover from difficulties and hardships. Though...

3 Easy Fall Crafts for Kids

Fall is officially here! We love this time of year with all the fun activities we can do as a family. We like to spend most of our time outside, but for the times...

Introducing Katie Fendt…a Grass Lake Mom

Hi! I’m Katie. I live in a little house on five acres in Grass Lake that has become our own slice of paradise. I drink iced caramel macchiatos year-round and stash Reese's in my...

A New Mom’s Guide to Stroller Buying

Finding the right stroller can be difficult. Whether you are walking around the town or running down the dirt road trail, your stroller is one the most-used baby items. To decide which stroller to...

Navigating Socially Distanced Relationships with Family

Sometimes, life is just unfair. We welcomed a new year, a fresh start, a new beginning, and little did know we were going to experience the historic quarantine of 2020. Even as our state...

Amping Up the Power of Play by Organizing Toys

How many times have you been in a hurry and stepped on that dreaded LEGO or Hot Wheel that was laying around? Toys add up: birthdays, holidays, and of course the prizes that are...