How to make a Happy Spider: Easy Halloween Craft!

How to make a happy spider: Easy Halloween craft!     Super easy and fun spider Halloween craft for toddlers! It’s almost Halloween! We are working on making Halloween fun (and not so scary) for our 1 & 2 year old by trying some easy crafts, books/movies, and snacks. They are still getting used to […]

Places for kids to hide painted rocks or kindness rocks

Have your kids gotten into the kindness rock craze?! Here are 10 ideas of places to hide painted rocks with your kids!  While walking into a restaurant recently, my daughter saw something painted to look like Cookie Monster sitting on the ledge near the entrance. We went to take a closer look and were so […]

Olaf’s Frozen Adventure official trailer has been released!

Olaf’s Frozen Adventure is here! Get all your little Frozen fans ready! The official trailer for OLAF’S FROZEN ADVENTURE is here! Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Kristoff, Sven, and even Oaken are back and looking for holiday traditions. While it seemed like this was going to be a full length feature, according to Disney it is a […]

15 “old-school” outdoor games for kids

The games we played: 15 old-school outdoor games for kids straight from YOUR OWN childhood! Remember the good old days when we used to play outside all day and night? Tag, red rover, mother-may-I…. all those outdoor games for kids that didn’t require toys. Reminiscing about all of those fun summer night is such a […]

Plastic Easter eggs idea: DIY surprise egg Mommy & Me activity

Make good use of those plastic Easter eggs with a fun mommy & me activity!   I did not purchase one single plastic egg this Easter yet I have 6 dozen of them in my house. Six dozen. New. Plastic eggs. *Sigh* They came from Easter egg hunts and baskets- but NOT the ones from the […]

Snowman activity tray for kids!

Preview: Let the kids build a snowman (minus the risk of frostbite!) with this easy snowman activity tray! Do you want to build a snowman? Sorry, I couldn’t resist! ? I came up with this activity one evening when Elf on the Shelf got into the doll clothes and dressed up as Anna (from Frozen). He […]

Not So Scary Halloween for Toddlers: The 13 Best Books and Movies to Prepare Little Kids for a Happy Halloween!

The 13 Best Books and Movies to Prepare Little Kids for a Happy Halloween!     Halloween. Darkness, screaming, and monsters- oh my! As a parent, you can’t wait to dress your little one up in a super cute costume and parade them around town for trick-or-treating. As soon as the Halloween decorations start to come out, you […]

Finding Dory Craft for Kids

Looking for a Finding Dory craft to your new favorite movie? Have you seen the newest Disney blockbuster? The lovable, forgetful Dory has made a big impressions on so many hearts. And now all of our kids are asking for a fish… Dory is a blue tang which is a salt water fish. They are expensive […]

Keep Kids Reading this Summer! Join our Summer Reading Challenge!

Do you ever feel like you don’t read enough to your kids? Do you have the best of intentions but there just is never enough time in the crazy busy days? Join our Summer Reading Challenge! According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, children who read aloud with their parents and engage in story time experience […]

“I’m bored” Kids Activity Idea Jar

Preview: Keep kids busy with a bunch of play suggestions using this Kids Activity Idea Jar!  “I’m bored” Kids Activity Idea Jar   How many times a day do you hear “I’m Bored?” I can relate not only as a parent but also as a kid. My own Mom will tell you that my first words […]

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