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Traveling Tots: How to Prepare Your Child (and Yourself) For a Road Trip

Ah, vacation time! You’re ready to relax, de-stress, and see the sights. Hmm. Wait, you’re traveling with a toddler. And that means those used-to-be relaxing spur of the moment road trips now require plenty of preparation and planning. Now what? It’s time to get packing. Well, maybe that’s not all. Before hitting the road, check … Continue reading Traveling Tots: How to Prepare Your Child (and Yourself) For a Road Trip

Puppet Show Pals: DIY Puppet Show From Character Crafting To Show Time

Your kiddo has a passion for telling stories. From the awesomely imaginative way they describe how a dinosaur stomped through the playroom and scattered all of the toys across the floor to the fabulously fantastic reasons they give you for staying awake at night (because the “wake-up fairy” sprinkled no-sleep sparkle powder on their eyes), … Continue reading Puppet Show Pals: DIY Puppet Show From Character Crafting To Show Time

Nurturing Nature: 5 Ways to Enjoy Local Wildlife and Teach Your Little One to Appreciate Nature

Your kiddo is completely into science. They’re all about exploring, experimenting, and making discoveries when it comes to the world around them. With the warmer weather, you have the ideal opportunity to take your little one outside and enjoy the local wildlife. Interact with the flora and the fauna, and help your child learn a … Continue reading Nurturing Nature: 5 Ways to Enjoy Local Wildlife and Teach Your Little One to Appreciate Nature

DIY: Turn a $10 Ikea Side Table into a Chalkboard/Activity Haven

Oh, those pricey activity tables are awesomely amazing, aren’t they? You’re all about getting a chalkboard-topped artsy activity center for your kiddo. But, you’re not exactly thrilled when you take a look at what it costs. Here’s where Ikea’s classic Lack side table comes in. It’s been around since 1979 – and for a very … Continue reading DIY: Turn a $10 Ikea Side Table into a Chalkboard/Activity Haven

DIY: Spring Terrarium and Outdoor Exploration Activity

Suddenly everything is sprouting! Spring has definitely sprung and your kiddo is begging to play outside. Add to the outdoor exploration with a DIY spring terrarium activity. Not only is this an easy way to get in some nature-based play, but your little learner can dig deep into some serious subjects. Okay, so maybe it’s … Continue reading DIY: Spring Terrarium and Outdoor Exploration Activity

Cabbage Patch Kids: Start a Vegetable Garden with the Whole Family

Spring has sprung and it’s time to start a vegetable garden – kids included! Now that the kids are old enough to help out, there’s no reason why you should spend those gardening days alone. Working in the dirt gives your little ones the chance to learn about nature, build fine motor skills, explore through … Continue reading Cabbage Patch Kids: Start a Vegetable Garden with the Whole Family

8 Budget Friendly Day Trips for Mommy (or Daddy) and Me Days

Your significant other is gone for the day. Now it’s just the kiddo and you! It’s a mommy (or daddy) and me day, and you’re looking for a few fun-filled ideas for things to do. You don’t want to spend your child’s college fund on a day’s worth of awesome activities, and that’s okay – … Continue reading 8 Budget Friendly Day Trips for Mommy (or Daddy) and Me Days

Dress-Up! 5 DIY Make-Believe Costume Ideas That You Can Make In 10 Minutes or Less

Oh, the joys of pretend play! Your child puts on a costume and poof – they’re magically transported into another time or place. Before spending hours at the store and more money than you care to admit on pricey ready-made costumes, get your DIY on and craft up a few at home. You don’t have … Continue reading Dress-Up! 5 DIY Make-Believe Costume Ideas That You Can Make In 10 Minutes or Less

The Best 6 Parenting Apps

Parenting isn’t always easy. It takes a village, right? Sometimes you don’t have a band of buddies behind you to help out with all of the day-to-day issues that you, as a parent, have to tackle. That’s okay. Even if you’re going it alone (or it’s just you and your significant other), technology is here … Continue reading The Best 6 Parenting Apps

Oscars Night: 7 Family Activities for the Biggest Night in Hollywood

The lights, the cameras, the red carpet! It’s Oscar Night and Hollywood’s A-listers are ready to pose for the paparazzi and accept their awards. You might enjoy gawking at the celebs and watching the star-studded event, but your kiddo probably can’t sit through speech after speech without getting a bit restless. Instead, skip the show … Continue reading Oscars Night: 7 Family Activities for the Biggest Night in Hollywood

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