• Making Family Dinner Meaningful

    At our house, dinner is often loud and a bit chaotic. We have worked over the years to try and make dinner a time that we can connect and be together as family. Routines are key with children and they thrive off of it. Here are a few ideas that we have implemented to help make dinner time a bit less chaotic and a bit more uniting.
  • 3 Ways to Communicate Instead of Yelling

    As parents, we want our littles to feel safe. We want them to be happy. The only way to keep our kids safe is by making our homes a safe place. It can be easy to get frustrated over the little things that happen in a day. At the end of the day we hope our children will feel love and support, happiness and joy.
  • 4 Summer Safety Tips for Kids

    Summer is here and we could not be more excited. Our kids are so ready to be outside and free. And we are excited to watch their imaginations flourish as they explore this incredible world we live in. However, sometimes summer can be accompanied with hazards for our kiddos. Here is a little reminder list to help you keep your kids safe and your summer full of fun memories!
  • 5 Must-Haves to Fly with a Lap-Child: Toddler Edition

    Before I dive into the tricks-of-the-trade and other valuable tid bits to wrangle your lap fish, I mean child, please know that traveling with our kids has been one of the greatest sources of joy to our family.  Whether going to see family or on our own family excursion, travel has created incredible memories for our children and brought us an immense amount of joy. Please know that your efforts to get there are well worth it and we, Purlieu, are here to help!
  • Purlieu

    Pur·lieu / ˈpər-lo͞o/:  a place where one may range at large, a piece of land on the edge of a forest, an outlying district or region. Most of ou...