Bumbelou Blog

  • Babysitters: The Going Rate

    Babysitters: The Going Rate

    So, what’s the going rate for a babysitter these days? This is a question I have asked and been asked many times over the years. Wouldn’t it be amazing if there was a pay scale somewhere? We could punch in...

  • Fill Your Cup

    Fill Your Cup

    Hey Mamas, how are you? This week has been hard for me, for every reason and no particular reason at all. Motherhood is just like that sometimes. I’ve been home with my kids for two solid months, and while that’s...

  • Science for Littles: Creating Sun Prints

    Science for Littles: Creating Sun Prints

    It’s that time of summer where I’m starting to hear “I’m bored. What can I do?”, and I have to dig a little deeper to creatively captivate my kids! I found this sun print making paper, and it was a...

  • Grab and Go Swim Bags

    Grab and Go Swim Bags

    If you recall our Summer Fun Basket, at the beginning of summer I set my kids up with all sorts of fun items for summer, including new towels, googles, and swim suits. But we spent our first few weeks of...

  • The Perfect Vacay Souvenirs

    The Perfect Vacay Souvenirs

    It feels so good to be able to travel again, doesn't it? We have a beach vacation planned for August and we've been looking forward to it for months! As much as we love to plan and prepare for our...