We received complimentary tickets to attend the 30th anniversary of the Bristol Renaissance Faire in 2017. We were thrilled to work with them after attending the previous year on our own. All thoughts shared are our own. Whether you consider yourself a little bit geeky or not, I highly recommend transporting yourself
Written on July 10, 2017 in Kids
When kids are learning to read, one way to help make it easier is to teach kids what is known as word families. A word family is a CVC (consonant vowel consonant) word that ends in the same letters, like “at” or “ig.” Once kids recognize the word family, they can easily
Written on July 6, 2017 in Crafts
Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BirthdaysMadeBrighter #CollectiveBias There are plenty of reasons to celebrate summer, but birthday parties are one of the best. Near the end of the school year, my daughter received an invitation to a July birthday
You’ve heard it before and seen it portrayed in a thousand movies: the dreaded mother-in-law. The good news is, it doesn’t have to be that way. All mother-in-law/daughter-in-law relationships are not doomed. I get along well with my husband’s parents and hope to have a positive relationship with my future daughter-in-law (in
Written on June 26, 2017 in Kids
Can your kids name more dinosaurs than you? My kids LOVE dinosaurs. These giant creatures have captured the imagination of kids ever since the first fossil was discovered. Channel this love of dinosaurs with kids when you make this super fun dinosaur counting activity for preschool or kindergarten. Kids will love the
This post is part of a sponsored campaign with Shipt at Meijer. All thoughts and opinions are our own. Is it just me, or does grocery shopping take three times longer simply because you brought the kids along? Grocery shopping is unavoidable, but wouldn’t it be nice if someone else did it for you?
Written on June 19, 2017 in Kids
Does your kid ask “why” a gazillion times a day too? Little kids are naturally curious about how the world works and are budding scientists – even if they don’t know it! Rainbow-loving kids will adore this simple preschool science experiment where they can melt a rainbow. Introduce young kids to the basics
Written on June 14, 2017 in Crafts
Do your kids love pretending to be superheroes too? Both my daughter and my son love pretending to be a variety of masked comic book heroes. Right now, Wonder Woman is having a moment and I couldn’t be more thrilled. My daughter already loved Wonder Woman, but after we went to see
Written on June 12, 2017 in Kids
Are you looking for some Summer Fun for Kids? This list has some amazing ideas that you can easily put into place during those long and hot summer months. Kids need more than just the all day TV babysitter. However, us moms can feel overwhelmed trying to occupy them every second of
Do you or your friends have food allergies? This easy gluten-free granola recipe makes an excellent homemade gift! This year, as Kindergarten is wrapping up for my oldest daughter, I was trying to find something she could help make for end of the year teacher gifts. How can we say thank you?