Patriotic DIY decorations for your home. Just in time for the 4th of July!

7 4th of July DIY Decorations

People have been celebrating the 4th of July in many diverse ways for as long as America has had its freedom. Even General George Washington doubled his soldiers’ rum rations on July 4th during the American Revolution! Here are some DIY 4th of July decorations that will help you celebrate our nation’s continuing freedom. 4th…

Do you have a budding engineer in the family? Check out these 25 simple activities for little engineers! #5 is my favorite!

25 Simple Activities for Little Engineers

Do you have a budding engineer in the family? Check out these 25 simple activities for little engineers!  #5 is my favorite! 1. Newspaper Play Structures by Inner Child Fun 2. Foam Block Engineering Challenge by The Science Kiddo 3. The Painting Machine by My Nearest and Dearest 4. PVC Pipe Physics for Kids by Fun-A-Day…

Have little kids and afraid to take them to the pool alone? You can do this! Super practical tips from a mom who had three kids in three years - and took them to the pool alone every summer! From what gear you'll need to exactly what to do when your kids run in opposite directions to how to handle the pool exit meltdowns - this guide for moms on taking infants and toddlers to the pool is a must read for summer! Great pool hacks for moms that will make your summer great.

A Guide for Moms: Taking Little Kids to the Pool

I had three kids in three years, so my oldest was 3 when my baby was born. I was staying home at the time, and every long unscheduled day with three babies had me breaking out in hives. The natural solution during our first summer? The pool. But could I do it? Could I take…

Looking for some summer snack ideas for your kids? Great healthy snack ideas for kids that are packed with protein and will give your kids energy and keep them full! (You'll especially love the popsicle recipe!)

Energizing Summer Snacks for Kids

My kids are moving all summer long. They’re running, jumping, building forts, concocting sprinkler games, swimming in the pool and climbing on the playground from morning until night. With all of that energy, comes a lot of hunger. In fact, last summer I felt like I spent most of my days in the kitchen passing…

Simple and delicious? Yes, please! Let your kids help out with this tropical cheesecake recipe.

Hawaiian Cheesecake Recipe for Kids

This tropical treat will make you feel like you’re relaxing on the beach in Hawaii. And you’ll have plenty of time to daydream about it since this cheesecake recipe is super quick and no-bake (and you can leave the cooking up to your kids). Hawaiian Cheesecake Recipe for Kids   Print Prep time 10 mins…

Genius cleaning hacks that will blow your mind! How you can use ketchup, vodka and even tennis balls to keep your house clean and shiny. Seriously - some of the best cleaning tips I've seen - even natural, chemical-free cleaning ideas so your kids can help too!

Genius Cleaning Hacks – Ketchup and Tennis Balls can clean your house

As busy parents, the last thing we have the time and space for is a bunch of fancy special cleaning products. But sometimes we run into a problem that is beyond what we can take care of with that random bottle of window cleaner we all have under our kitchen sink. Fortunately there are a…

If you're flying with your little ones sometime soon, make it a smooth trip by following these 50 travel tips.

50 Tips for Flying with Kids

If you’re planning a flight with kids, you’ll want to read this first! From flying tips for babies to toddlers and even older kids, these 50 flying tips will make your flight as smooth as possible – for you, your kids, and your fellow passengers. Flying Tips for Babies Check their ears with the pediatrician.…

Fun and simple Minute to Win it Games for Kids! Easy to set up, challenging for kids! Great activities for kids parties! Fun idea for New Year's Eve, birthday parties, family fun night, after-school parties or a pizza party! My kids LOVED this!

Minute to Win It Pizza Party

Between homework, track practice, dance lessons and… homework – our weekdays can feel downright hectic sometimes. So last Friday, I teamed up with Papa John’s to plan a very special after-school Minute to Win it pizza party for the kids. They loved it – and so did I! It was a great way to celebrate…

Perfect for breakfast or a snack, this yummy smoothie recipe will razzle dazzle your (and your kid's) taste buds.

Razzle Dazzle Smoothie Recipe for Kids

Full of fruit and protein, this smoothie recipe makes for a delicious and filling breakfast or snack. And your kids will love to help you make it! Razzle Dazzle Smoothie Recipe for Kids   Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 2 mins Total time 7 mins   Author: Cassidy, age 14 Serves: 2 Ingredients…