Doctors consider my little boy, Magnus, "medically complex." He also falls in the category of "failure to thrive" because of his numerous physical, developmental, and neurological impairments. Play to Thrive...Read More
What is Waldorf School? Everything You Need to Know
Shortly after giving birth to my first daughter, I became obsessed with Waldorf education. I purchased beautiful wooden baby toys from Etsy, and read all about...Read More
5 Tips To Prepare Your Child for Preschool
Entering into a new experience is often nerve-racking for anyone, but when it comes to sending your own child off to their first anything, it's easy...Read More
Milestone Myths You Can Let Go Of
Parenting is rewarding and joyful, but it also brings with it a unique set of stressors. Online forums, news stories, and well-intentioned loved ones often dish out advice...Read More
What is Montessori?
Montessori — it's marketed to parents at every turn in today's progressive world. But what is it? And how does it apply to learning? Let's explore the core of...Read More
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The Peeka & Co. Value Standards + Navigating Our Site
Why Use Value Standards? Here’s the truth: there are other marketplaces where you can buy toys. But there is no other marketplace that has been created to serve...Read More
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Our Website is Launching Soon! Here's a Sneak Peek
The countdown is on! We’re just weeks away from the official launch of Peeka & Co. While there are endless items to shop and explore we also have...Read More
Wanting To Be Seen: Why Racial Diversity is Important in Toys and Dolls
Growing up in the 90s, I gave no thought to the presents I received as gifts from well-intentioned adults. White dolls, art supplies that didn't include colors representing the...Read More
Pediatric Physical Therapists: What are they, and how do they help?
When my daughter injured herself at four years old, taking her to see a physiotherapist wasn't the first thing that came to mind. But the more her condition persisted,...Read More
Why Choose Sustainable Toys?
Whenever I walk into a local toy boutique, I'm overcome by the beauty of sustainable toy options. I love buying handcrafted toys for friends with little ones or a birthday...Read More
Navigating Hearing Loss: Raising a Toddler with Cochlear Implants
One Toddler, Two Cochlear Implants, and The Many Things I’ve Learned Raising a Child Who Lost His Hearing Just when I thought it was hard to get my little one...Read More
The World of Play: Through the Eyes of a Mom with a Child on the Spectrum
"Does he have any specific interests?" "What is his favorite thing to play with?" These questions come up often when people meet my son, specifically new therapists who join our...Read More