Kids Activities - The Dr. is In

Kids Activities – The Dr. is In

If you’re looking for some more kids activities, did you know that toilet paper and a spray bottle with water make awesome fake casts? Oh yes, they do. I like to be Dr. Mom and give my kids the bad news that their arm is broken and must be put in a cast. A little…

Kids Activities - Little Waiters

Kids Activities – Little Waiters

Things can get a little tense in our house when we’re waiting for daddy to come home from work, and I’m trying to get dinner ready. Tell me your house is the same way! One lifesaver for us has been to put my 4 and 6 year old to work. They wear aprons, carry small…

Valentine's Day Crafts for Kids

Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids

February 14 is just around the corner! We have plenty of ideas for Valentine’s Day crafts for kids. Decorate the house, send valentines to those you love, and have a good time! 1. Paper heart hug to hang on the wall or send in the mail. 2. Use melted crayon pieces to create heart-shaped decorations.…

Kids Activities - Put Your Kids to Work

Kids Activities – Put Your Kids to Work

Little kids LOVE to help you around the house. All you have to do is ask – and be super patient while they’re helping. Things tend to take longer when you have little helpers. And I certainly don’t ask for help every time I’m doing something around the house, but I always feel like a…

Kids Activities - Play Dress Up

Kids Activities – Dress Yourself Up

Not them. You. One Saturday morning, I had the rare opportunity to sleep in. As I woke up, I could hear the yelling, fighting and shrieking coming from downstairs. I did not want to go downstairs and face any of that.  It was not how I wanted to start my day. So I got out…

Kids Activities Just Say Yes

Kids Activities – Just Say Yes

This is one of the greatest mothering tips that I’ve ever received – and something that I need to constantly remind myself. I can say no to my kids’ requests over and over again. Until I stop myself and think – WHY is the answer no? Is it because it’s dangerous or inappropriate? Or is…

Simple Activities to do with Toddlers from My Life and Kids

Activities To Do With Toddlers: Pintastic Pins of the Week

This time of year can be a tricky one for little kids at home. My little Simon spent all summer playing with his big brother and big sister. And now that they’re away at kindergarten and preschool, Simon cannot believe that he is stuck at home all day with me. So I’ve been doing what…

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I'm no toy expert, but I DO know which toys my kids have enjoyed the most through the past few years. Whether you're buying for your own children or gifts for other people's kids, hopefully this list will help.

{Our} Top Toys for Toddlers and Babies

I’m no toy expert, but I DO know which toys my kids have enjoyed the most through the past few years. Whether you’re buying for your own children or gifts for other people’s kids, hopefully this list will help. {Our} Top Toys for Babies (Up to age 2) Vulli Sophie the Giraffe Teether It’s the most…