Category: Kids

Allowing young children to make choices is so important. Here are some easy ways to allow your young child to make more choices every day.

How to Allow Your Young Child More Choices

Are you allowing your young child enough opportunities to declare independence and express their opinions through choice? If you have young children, then you know how much they like to be the one making the choices. But, it’s so hard, because there is so much that they can’t make the choices about – hygiene, schedules, meals, school,...

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15+ Gift Ideas That Aren’t Toys

*this post contains affiliate links.  The Toy Problem I love buying toys for my children.  I love when their eyes light up when they open a new toy and how excited they are to play with it.   But, you know what I don’t like?  Picking up the toys.   every.single.day.   Then, one day I...

The Best Way to Clean Up Your Child’s Artwork

*this post contains affiliate links.  See full disclosure here. Are you at your wits end with what to do with your child’s artwork? Do your kiddos like to color and do crafts as much as my girls?! I think my oldest colors about 12 pages a week! And every.single.one.is.special. Ahhhh! They pile up so fast....

Kids are sure to love this easy winter craft! The puffy paint snowman is an easy winter craft that can be done with items you already have around the house!

Easy Winter Craft – Puffy Paint Snowman

My girls love to do crafts.  LOVE to do them.  And most days I like getting them started.  But, sometimes I just need an easy craft.  And I love to do crafts centered around a holiday.  So, this easy winter craft that I am going to share with you today is great for both! I...

learning through play increases engagement. learn the alphabet through play with alphabet bingo!

Have Fun While Teaching Letter Recognition With Alphabet Bingo

*this post contains affiliate links. Before becoming a mother, I taught high school math.  So, I never taught very many “learning the ABCs” kind of activities.  My how life changes!  Now that I stay home with the pumpkins and my oldest just turned 5, we do ABC activities for all the time.  I love looking...

Alphabet Hide & Seek

*This post contains affiliate links. Do you have a child that is SO active they don’t want to sit still for anything?  That’s my middle pumpkin.  My oldest has had a very long attention span for sitting (reading, watching, learning, etc.) from a very young age, but my MP, not so much.  So, when we...