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Morning Sunshines: 7 Ways To Brighten Your Child’s Morning Routine

The morning is…well, a hectic time. You have to wake your kiddo up, make sure they’re dressed, get breakfast on the table, pack school lunches and still somehow manage to get yourself ready for your day too. If you’re lucky, everything goes completely smooth. But that doesn’t happen 100% of the time. What can you … Continue reading Morning Sunshines: 7 Ways To Brighten Your Child’s Morning Routine

Screen Time: Your Little TV Star in the Making

Screen time is a major issue for today’s parents. But the type we’re talking about has nothing to do with your little one looking at an actual TV, tablet, smartphone or computer screen. Nope. These screen time activities are purely screen free. Are you confused yet? Don’t be. Your young child is all about pretend … Continue reading Screen Time: Your Little TV Star in the Making

Beyond Blanket Forts: 4 Awesome Ideas for DIY Forts Your Kids Can’t Wait To Create

Gone are the days when tossing a blanket over the dining room table as a make-shift fort was enough to entertain the kids. Between your smart phone, the tablet and all of the other screens in your kiddo’s life, keeping their interest isn’t exactly as easy as it once was. But don’t stress! Play time … Continue reading Beyond Blanket Forts: 4 Awesome Ideas for DIY Forts Your Kids Can’t Wait To Create

I Want to be A…: Help Fuel Your Child’s Inner Professional

What does your child want to be when they grow up? A doctor? A nurse? A firefighter? An astronaut? Whatever it is, now is the time to start exploring different professions. Ignite your kiddo’s imagination and get them thinking creatively, all while helping them explore the wide world of work. From completely creative careers that … Continue reading I Want to be A…: Help Fuel Your Child’s Inner Professional

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

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