DIY Fun: Show your love with a Handmade Mother's Day Present After living with me for 22 and 18 years respectively my daughter and son know the direct route to my heart is essentially through anything they can craft for me with their hands. There is nothing I love more than for my kid to Show your love with a Handmade Mother's Day Present. My heart stretches in ways that are hard to … [Read more...]
11 DIY Projects that Kids Can Dig their Little Hands Into!
11 DIY Projects that Kids Can Dig their Little Hands Into is a sponsored post. Are you a DIY-er? If you are, there's no reason not to get your kid in on the act as well with these 11 DIY Projects that Kids Can Dig their Little Hands Into! And even if you have TWO LEFT THUMBS (LIKE ME) you don't need to be a Martha Stewartesque type to get down and dirty as a DIYer all you need is … [Read more...]
I Have Lived, Learned and With Baby #2 I Got Luvs and More No Nonsense Parenting Advice
I Have Lived, Learned and With Baby #2 I Got Luvs and More No Nonsense Parenting Advice is a sponsored post After 20 years in the trenches I can with all certainty make this statement: I Have Lived, Learned and with Baby #2 I Got Luvs because every parent will tell you- the mom you are with your second baby is a much chiller and smarter mom! Let me paint the pic for … [Read more...]
10 tips to get your kids reading!
10 tips to get your kids reading is written in partnership with Random House Kids Let's face it getting your kids to read is not the easiest of tasks. And really how on Earth are parents supposed to compete for their attentions when they're up against competition like that inimitable sponge or those windswept haired rock stars on the tube. Unfortunately the allure of a book is … [Read more...]
Trash to Toys DIY: 10 Educational Toys Made From Recycled Items
While Earth Day is a yearly reminder to consider our role in protecting the environment-- in our house EVERY Day is Earth Day. And as parents we can make a positive impact on our kids ( and instill in them a love for their planet) by creating fun, educational toys from everyday items that may initially seem like trash, but can be repurposed into teaching tools aka similar to … [Read more...]