When we started out our own parenting gig we had big ideas: no plastic, no chemicals, lots of child-centered routines, whole organic foods, lots of breastfeeding, and independent play. Sounds perfectly holistic, right? We found ourselves a little sidetracked by the shear plethora of really noisy, really annoying toys from big brand names gifted from well-meaning family and friends. Despite the piles of beeping and booping plastic, we noticed that our kids were drawn to everyday household utensils and cheap crafting supplies. Who knew?! Welp, here are the Top 5 Toys My Kids Loved That Weren’t Toys:
The longer we do this thing called parenting, the more I feel like we're able to confirm our initial feelings: it doesn't have to be so complicate.
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Hi. I'm Lindsay. Daughter, sister, wife, mother and collector of useless (and useful) information.