I love Thanksgiving. LOVE it. Of all the holidays it is still the most sincere, least commercialized ... at least, it can be if you set the focus from the beginning. One thing our family is doing to honor the...
I thrive on organization. Clutter makes me crazy. As our family continued to grow, I realized keeping up with all the kids' milestones, paperwork and memorabilia was getting overwhelming. I cringed at the idea of subsequent children not having all...
Did you know if you don't keep your children actively learning all summer they can have something called summer slide? According to the Department of Education's blog Homeroom, this loss of learning "happens when children do not engage in...
Are you tired of hearing, "I'M BORED?!" I know I am! Fortunately, there are quite a few ways to cure that boredom! So, here you go! 100 Boredom Busters For Your Family Go to the library. Read a magazine. Cut up the magazine...
I greatly admire those friends of mine who are always prepared. You know the ones. They make school lunches the night (or week) before; they carry an extra set of clothes with them; and they always remember holidays. I'm...
Here we are again, with an Independence Day craft inspired by Pinterest! I have had this craft pinned on my boards for several years now. Repeatedly, like so many times before, I scan through my pins and think to myself,...
I squealed when I saw my friend's baby shower pics on facebook. Maybe it was because I'm way past being in the know and this was my first time seeing this kind of DIY iron-on decal-ing. Or, maybe it's because...
Spring is here and right along with it comes some beautiful weather. That gorgeous weather means it's a great time to spend some quality family time outdoors.  One way you can do that is to create a fairy garden together....
When kids hear the word “summer,” they immediately think, “No school!” Days are filled with outdoor adventures, relaxing vacations, and no homework. But just because kids aren’t in school doesn’t mean they should stop learning. Here are a few...
Anyone who has filled a basket with plastic Easter eggs knows that the colorful containers are only egg-citing when accompanied by the mystery of what's inside. Once the candy or toy has been discovered, the plastic egg often gets...
How familiar are you with the origins of St. Patrick’s Day? St. Patrick, the Patron Saint of Ireland, is not only the impetus behind the Christian movement in Ireland, but is also known for driving the snakes out of Ireland....
I am by no means a "crafty" person, so if I could pull this St. Patrick's Day shirt off, I am quite certain just about anyone can! It's really very easy, and you need just a few supplies: Supplies: A...
Everyone loves a handmade gift for special holidays, but it can be an overwhelming task to take on. Below are five super easy and inexpensive crafts you can tackle with your toddler to create those perfect handmade gifts for Valentine's Day.  Toilet...
I don't know about you, but the holidays get me feeling extra crafty! Whether I'm making crafts for loved ones' holiday gifts, or just filling up those long winter days, I'm always looking for new projects to do with...
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