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10 Ways to Help Your Family Fight Allergy Symptoms

10 Ways to Help Your Family Fight Allergy Symptoms

More than 50 million Americans* suffer from allergies and the numbers are steadily increasing. Children are experiencing symptoms earlier and earlier and doctors predict this year’s allergy season will be a particularly long and intense one. If you’re family is already suffering or feeling the […]

Stuff Kids Love: Rainbow Necklace Craft

Stuff Kids Love: Rainbow Necklace Craft

You know how the mere mention of ice cream brings huge smiles and jumps of joy from kids?   At least that’s what happens at my house.  Well, sculpey polymer clay is kind of like that in art form.  Kids love it so much that […]

10 Mindfulness Exercises to Do With Your Kids

10 Mindfulness Exercises to Do With Your Kids

A few mornings ago, as we stepped outside in the chill of the early morning air, my six-year-old son stopped in his tracks and said— “Smell that! Take a deep breath.” “It’s so fresh,” his brother followed up. And my heart stretched a little on both […]

Egg People: A Study in Eggs With Personality

Egg People: A Study in Eggs With Personality

I have a new favorite thing, it’s eggs with faces on them. Mustaches, party hats, floral crowns or pirate hats I just can’t get enough. Egg people are some of the cutest people I know. Don’t believe me Let’s explore a few egg people with […]

Life Lessons Learned Through Tinkering

Life Lessons Learned Through Tinkering

My daughter opened up a GoldieBlox and the Builder’s Survivor Kit a few days ago and her eyes lit up instantly. It’s no secret she loves to build and create or that she’s a huge fan of Goldie and an actual Master Builder so this […]

The absolute cutest Easter crafts for kids!

The absolute cutest Easter crafts for kids!

After looking at these adorable Easter crafts for kids all morning, I am pretty convinced we are in the middle of the the cutest craft season of all. Between the fun spring colors and adorable animals you really can’t go wrong. We’ve rounded up a […]

Whimsical Easter Printables from Smallful

Whimsical Easter Printables from Smallful

Don’t miss the giveaway at the bottom of this post! Easter decorations so lovely you’ll want to leave them up all year! Yep, that’s right. These wall size dress up bunnies from Smallful are just about the prettiest thing I’ve seen all spring. We’re going […]

Finger Painted Flower Pots

Finger Painted Flower Pots

For me spring time and gardening go hand in hand.  These fingerprint painted flower pots are a great way to craft and garden with kids.  A fun and simple project with stunning results, painted flower pots make an awesome addition to the spring garden.  Use them […]

See the World Through Every Color of the Rainbow With These DIY Glasses

See the World Through Every Color of the Rainbow With These DIY Glasses

Sure you could see the world through rose colored glasses, but why settle for rose? Instead, see the world through all the colors of the rainbow! Here’s how… Make your own Rainbow Glasses You’ll need: Printable pdf Sheets of colored plastic (also available on Amazon) Scissors […]

A colorful way to display all those LEGO minifigures!

A colorful way to display all those LEGO minifigures!

You’ll love this kid-approved afternoon craft project from Design Improvised,  such a sweet way to store and display all those LEGO minifigures! Do you have a LEGO obsessed kiddo at home? Or maybe one that has figurines of their favorite characters all over the house? […]