This post was written several years ago, but we still do these chores... not much has changed (except that our four young children are now two pre-teens and two teens!) Chores to do each day, week, and month of the year With four children, Read More
One Thing Parents Can Do To Strengthen The Relationship with Their Child
If you could add one thing to your day that would make your child feel loved and valued... would you do it? One thing to make your child feel important while also helping you connect with your child - no matter their age? It all boils down to you Read More
DIY Easter Bunny Footprints & Bunny Tracks (and a bunny letter!)
Every year I find Easter Bunny Footprints in my house on Easter Morning (luckily the tracks lead to a note from the Easter bunny and not to the stuffed Easter Baskets!) The Easter Bunny never fails to leave a trail of bunny prints, which must Read More
Stained Glass Sidewalk Chalk Art with Kids – an easy outdoor activity that kids love!
I shared this stained glass sidewalk chalk idea last year because our kids LOVED it, so I updated it and wanted to share it again this summer! I hope you enjoy making sidewalk chalk art with your family! ♥ If I had to pick a favorite Read More
50+ Easter Basket Stuffers that your kids will LOVE!
Wondering what to put inside an Easter Basket? We are sharing 50+ Easter Basket Stuffers for kids! Easter Basket gifts are fun and help your family celebrate the season, no matter what the gift may be. Easter Basket Fillers are another way to Read More
Slow Cooker Tuscan Beef Stew
Today I wanted to share this Slow Cooker Tuscan Beef Stew because it is a family favorite. While I love any good slow-cooker meal, this one takes the cake! This slow cooker beef stew recipe was given to me by Mickey's Read More
Green Eggs & Ham Gluten Free Cookies
These Green Eggs & Ham Cookies are meringue, Gluten-Free cookies. They are perfect for Read Across America week. Dr Seuss' birthday is coming up.. and that means that children everywhere will be reading Dr Seuss books! When I was a teacher, Read More
Dr Seuss Snacks (Perfect for Read Across America Week!)
Are you looking for some fun, easy, and cute Dr. Seuss Snacks? You've got it! Whether you are celebrating Read Across America Week, having a classroom party, a Dr. Seuss Party to celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday, or having your child's birthday Read More
Kindergarten Sight Words and How to Teach Them
If you've got a child in kindergarten, you'll want to get familiar with kindergarten sight words and learn how to teach your child to read & learn sight words. As a child play therapist and teacher, I understand how important it is to Read More
Best Lent Ideas : What to give up for Lent
Are you thinking about What to Give up for Lent? If you are looking for things to give up for Lent, you've come to the right place. During the 40 days of lent, while making our preparations for Easter, you can do something to better yourself and Read More
20 Valentine’s Day Card Ideas for Kids
I am so excited to share these 20 Valentines' Cards for kids. These kids' valentines cards are not only easy to make but also so creative, cute, and out-of-the-box. We have found everything from non-candy Valentine Cards to Valentine Read More
2023 Valentine’s Day Gifts
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Non Candy Valentines : Bubbles Valentines
If you are looking for adorable Non-Candy Valentines, you've come to the right place. These Bubble Valentines are perfect! While candy Valentines are always fun, it's nice to mix it up a bit and give their friends something new to play with... Read More
Why Cousins are the Best (and so important for kids!)
"Mom?" I hear from the other room. It's my teenager calling for me. "Can Dylan come over today?" Music to my ears... Dylan is their cousin. I love knowing that they are best friends with their cousins. "Yeah! Can he, mom? Please?" I hear our Read More
10 Ways Parents Set Their Children Up For Failure
Are you unintentionally instilling behaviors that will cause your child to fail? The damaging parenting habits that we start out of love, to help our children or make them happy, often end up being our biggest parent fail. We think we are being Read More
Valentine Pretzel Buttons Recipe! 3-ingredient snack ready in minutes!
If you are looking for a great snack these Valentine Pretzel Buttons are perfect! They are an easy snack to make when you need an adorable snack in a hurry. These great to have any time! They are an easy & fun recipe to make with your Read More
7 Exercises You Can Do While Sitting Down – Chair exercises for a great sitting workout!
Exercise gives you energy, but what if you sit all day at work or at home? You can still get a workout from these sitting exercises— chair exercises that can be down without getting out of your chair. These exercises you can do while sitting Read More
Ten Reasons Daddy Is More Fun Than Mommy
Last night as I listened to my husband play with our children, I easily thought of ten reasons Daddy is more fun than Mommy! Most of boils down to the simple fact that Mom is timed— we just can't do it all!My friend Hillary wrote today's Read More
30-Day Declutter Challenge (just a few minutes each day!)
I'm also giving some suggestions of things to toss... free up your space & mental capacity, so you aren't dealing with these things anymore. This challenge, when used appropriately, will encourage you to take on the tasks to reduce Read More
15 New Year’s Eve Ideas for kids!
10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1… Happy New Year! These 15 New Year's Eve ideas for kids will have you ringing in the new year with a smile on everyone's faces! Whether you keep your kids up until midnight or they go to bed at 7:00, these Read More
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