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Finish Summer on an Upbeat with these TV-free Activities!

Finish Summer on an Upbeat with these TV-free Activities!

Kids head back to school in less than three weeks -- let's finish summer on an upbeat!  Here's our list of TV-free activities that foster creativity & keep kids moving!   Go to the playground!  Do kids ever get tired of the playground?...

Top Ten Signs You Might Have a Toddler

Top Ten Signs You Might Have a Toddler

Being a mom is messy business, no matter what age or phase your children are in.  Living with a toddler, especially one with hurricane force winds destroying everything in her path, well... that can bring a mom to her knees.  To her knees... with a roll of paper...

Simple Tips for Potty Training Your Toddler

Simple Tips for Potty Training Your Toddler

Ask any mom with more than one child and they'll tell you that there's never a "perfect" age for potty training.  So, how do you know when to potty train your toddler?  It's all about timing... and patience.  Lots and lots of patience.   Get a little potty....

Mega List of Ideas for a Cardboard Box

Mega List of Ideas for a Cardboard Box

As parents of young children, we all know that there's something pretty special about an empty cardboard box.  Its sturdy corrugation holds the promise of a derby car, rocket ship, or the beginnings of an elaborate dollhouse.  So, before you tear down your latest...

Getting Kids to Do Chores Without Losing Your Mind

Getting Kids to Do Chores Without Losing Your Mind

Chores.  No one likes them, but they've got to get done.  I will be the first to admit that I have been extremely lax in creating routines for my children that help our family manage our household better.  It's tiring picking the same items up over...

How to Make Slime with Glue & Borax

Ready for some chemistry in the kitchen?  Using just a few household products, you can make a fun slime that the kids will play with for days {if properly stored, of course!}.   Store shelves are filled with back-to-school supplies and with Elmer's School...

DelGrosso’s Amusement Park – Affordable for the Family

Looking for family fun at an affordable price?  Just a short drive from home, we found ourselves at DelGrosso's Amusement Park where ride prices are as low as $0.50, all day ride passes are cheap, & the food is delicious!   When you hang with the...

For the Kids: Kiwi Crate Inspires Creativity — Coupon Code!

 This post contains affiliate links.  If you purchase something that I recommend, I will get a little milk money, but still not enough to buy a pony. The television seems to work overtime when the weather is cold, which is why I love crafty kits that will...

Homemade Play Dough Recipes that Kids Will Love

My daughters adore working with play dough.  My oldest is very creative and enjoys using her play dough to create elaborate dresses for her dolls or layered baked goods utilizing all the colors of the rainbow.  As much as she tries to accommodate her little...