Pretend play is not only fun - but so important for a child's development! I love these 20 pretend play ideas for preschoolers.

20 Pretend Play Ideas for Preschoolers

Pretend play is not only fun – but so important for a child’s development! I love these 20 pretend play ideas for preschoolers. 1. Foamy Ice Cream Play by Octavia and Vicky 2. Grocery Store by Play to Learn Preschool 3. Where I Live Small Play World by Wugs and Dooey 4. Vet Clinic Pretend…

How to keep your white slipcovered Sofa pretty & clean with kids & pets. Have kids? You can still have a white couch and love it! I'm sharing my top secret tip to keep that white couch clean - even with kids and dogs!

Why I’m Brave Enough to Own a White Couch AND Have Little Kids

I have three young children. They are precious. They are also messy. And dirty. They’re just like every other kid on earth. They love to play in the mud, they’re highly likely to have something sticky on their hands at any given moment, and they really don’t understand the concept of keeping things clean. And…

A fun Thanksgiving activity for the kids based on the book 'Turkey Trouble'.

Thanksgiving ‘Turkey Trouble’ Kids Activity

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday: family, friends, and above all FOOD. Three fabulous f’s in my opinion. To honor this upcoming gluttonous feast, I wanted to share with you one of my favorite Thanksgiving children’s books and an activity to go along with it. Turkey Trouble, by Wendi Silvano, is a funny story about a…

Five Pie Crust Designs

Five Pie Crust Designs You’ll Love

Looking for a fun way to spruce up your pies this season? Get inspired with these easy pie crust designs. From traditional to downright funky, these pie crust ideas will make everyone at your dessert table smile. 1. Top it with Lattice Also known as a basket weave, it is fun and simple way to…

Five ways your family can feed hungry kids. Great ways to make a difference and ideas for your kids to give back.

Five Easy Ways Your Family Can Help Hungry Kids

When I first heard that 16 million children in America are struggling with hunger, I thought that it must be a mistake. I mean, that’s the equivalent of the entire population of Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia and Chicago combined. Unfortunately, it’s not a mistake. The reality is, hunger in America has no boundaries…

Of course we want our kids to grow up to be healthy adults. But how exactly do we do that? Five simple healthy habits to teach your kids NOW!

Five Healthy Habits To Teach Your Kids

With three little kids, my husband and I feel a lot of pressure to teach them healthy habits. At our house, we want to make being healthy super fun. We like to talk about all the things we get to do to be healthy – not all the things we want to avoid doing or…

The holidays are a time to bring family together. What better way to spread holiday cheer than with these original family Christmas card photo ideas.

25 Fun Christmas Card Photo Ideas

The holidays encompass some of my favorite things. To name a few:  spending time with friends and family, the smell of a Christmas tree in the house, Christmas lights everywhere, and getting fun mail (not postcards from the local car dealership). I also love sending fun mail. Over the past few years, my husband and…

The holidays can be magical, but also expensive! I love these top tips on how to budget for the holidays. The three gift rule is amazing!

How to Budget for the Holidays

The presents, the decor, the holiday outings… The holidays can be a magical time, but it can also add up to be an expensive time of year. That’s why I love these fantastic tips on how to budget for the holidays. The three gift rule is genius! For more information on parenting visit KidsInTheHouse.com Transcription:…

Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

Your entire family will love these super fun and super easy Thanksgiving crafts for kids. From turkey crafts to gratitude projects these crafts for kids are perfect for the season! Tissue paper turkey Paper plate turkey hat Handprint turkeys are so simple These edible turkeys are created with apples and gummy candies Involve the kids…