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I have to give my kids credit. They’re really good at listening to directions for a good ol’ craft project.My daughter has always been this way. She loves art and loves to keep busy with her hands. She’s always...
Do your kids know the value of a dollar? My daughter used to ask for something EVERY.SINGLE.TIME. we went to the store. When she was 3 we had a big blowout in the middle of Target when she screamed...
Now that the kids are out of school and the warm days are here, finding ways to keep your kids busy can be challenging. Finding cost effective (free!) ways to keep them busy can be even more challenging.However, if...
There aren’t very many places you can visit where you can escape technology. Like it or not, our children are growing up in a different world and that’s a world where technology is king.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||...
When I started my garden three years ago it was something to take my mind off the business of life. I loved the idea of being able to nurture and grow my own food, and while I knew it...
What was the first book you remember reading on your own as a child?The first book I remember reading, and falling in love with, was The Boxcar Children. I remember diving into that series and being wrapped up in...
When I was a child I would spend all day playing. During the summer months I would spend my waking hours outside, barely coming in to eat unless my mom forced me to or bribed me. During the colder...
My daughter and I love to create together. Whether it’s practicing writing words together, crafting or cooking, we always bond over the experience of working together and learning together.When I heard that Uncle Ben’s® was hosting the first ever...
If your kids are anything like mine, they are already started making their Christmas wish lists. My daughter has been circling items she wants in the Target and Toys R' Us magazines, much like I did at her age....
Since St. Patrick's Day was so close to Easter this year, I didn't feel like we were able to really enjoy the Easter decorations or have a lot of time for Easter craft projects. However, because my daughter loves...
By the time 6 p.m. rolls around I am dead tired. After working all day, making dinner, feeding the dog, doing dishes and a loud of laundry or two, I’m just done. Unfortunately, as a working mom that’s really...
My son has been in speech therapy since August and while we’re there I love watching him work on the activities with his teacher and seeing things click in his head.Since he has responded so well to everything there...
Do you need an eggcellent egg decorating idea for Easter this year? Look no further than these fun Tie Dye Easter Eggs that kids will love, even those disgruntled older kids. :)We actually did this project for the first...
I’m a bit of a science nerd. By that, I don’t mean I’m good at science because I’m certainly not. However I’m certainly fascinated by specific sectors within the scientific community, especially anything on outer space and the universe....
I love a good project that will keep my kids busy for a while, let them use their imaginations and be positive for them developmentally. They love new things to play with.With that in mind I decided to create...
 We are avid colorers in our house and I love a good, fresh crayon. There is just something about coloring with one that makes the whole activity seem better. Maybe it’s because it is clean and new, maybe it’s...
Cool Whip Easter Eggs are pretty amazing! The colors, the patterns and the hands-on approach make these Easter Eggs such a fun project. And the best part? The kids can lick their fingers clean because this is one messy...

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