Category: Parenting

The Best Advent Calendar Fillers for 6-Year Old Boys

Advent Calendar Gifts for 6-Year Old Boys

Every year since my kids have been young, we’ve used a DIY Advent calendar to celebrate the Christmas season and every year, it’s one of the things they look forward to the most!  These Advent calendar fillers for 6-year old boys are a great way to take A LOT of the stress out of the process because one of the hardest things is finding enough items or activities to fill each day of the calendar.

One of the coolest parts of using a DIY Advent calendar is that you can decide what goes into each compartment…so it doesn’t even have to be gifts!  It can be fun activities, Christmas crafts, holiday excursions, or nice things you can do for people throughout the month.

Your DIY Advent calendar is going to be a ton of fun…for your 6-year old boy AND you!

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5 Easy Journal Ideas for Kids to Do Over the Summer

Summer Journals for Kids

Starting a summer journal with your kids is a really amazing activity to do with them and it can be so, so easy!  

One of the things that makes this summer activity extra important is that it’s a great way to spend quality time with your kids, whether you’ve been with them all day or not. 

Getting them into the habit of journaling is also really important because it’s such a great stress reliever and important skill to bring into adulthood…so why not start them young?

It will also be so much fun and provide great memories to look back on!

So DO IT THIS YEAR!  Get your kids a notebook and use one of these easy journal ideas to make it a daily endeavor:

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The Best Easter Basket Ideas for 2-Year Old Girls

The Best Easter Basket Ideas for Toddler Girls

2 is such a fun year and these Easter basket ideas for 2-year old girls will make Easter morning SO MUCH FUN!

You can opt for educational toys, arts and crafts, outdoor toys, and of course – adorable toddler accessories.

This is one of the best holidays because you can introduce them to so many fun spring and summer activities.

I hope these toddler Easter basket ideas are exactly what you’re looking for.  Good luck with your Easter basket shopping and have a great holiday with your 2-year old!

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The Best Stocking Stuffers for 6-Year Old Boys

The Best Stocking Stuffer Ideas for 6-Year Old Boys

Finding fun ideas for stocking stuffers for 6-year old boys is no easy task!  Some years are just harder than others and while this year is full of fun new toys and games, it’s a little harder to find small and inexpensive things that can fit into a stocking that they’ll still really love. 

But once you dig around, you’ll find that there ARE some really fun stocking stuffer ideas out there that your little boy (and you!) will absolutely love. 

I hope this helps you wrap up your shopping! This is such a fun age, so enjoy as much of it as you can! 

Have a great holiday this year. Merry Christmas!

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The Best Advent Calendar Fillers for Kids

The Best Advent Calendar Filler Ideas for Kids

The holidays are finally here! This is, without a doubt, my favorite time of year and nothing rings in Christmas better than a really fun Advent calendar!  These Advent calendar fillers for kids are great ideas if you want to make your own calendar this year…which is a really, really fun choice!

The best part about using your own DIY Advent calendar for your kids is that you have complete control over the fillers that you use.  They can be elaborate monogrammed gifts or completely free activities that you do as a family, candy and trinkets, or games and arts and crafts!

You can go in any direction…and more importantly, you can incorporate all of these ideas to mix things up a bit!

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Amazing DIY Christmas Ornament Kits for Kids

A Fun Family Holiday Craft: DIY Ornament Kits for Kids

One of my favorite parts of the holiday season is all the fun crafts that I get to do with my kids.  Whether to use for decorations or save for gifts, it’s such a great way to be festive and make the most of the season.  Which is what makes these DIY Christmas ornament kits for kids so awesome.

They come with all the supplies your child will need to complete a Christmas ornament and then you can save it to use as a gift, or decorate your own tree with them!

But more importantly, this is such a fun way to spend a holiday afternoon with the kids…and you don’t need to pull out all of your own supplies.  These will come with everything.

And if you use an Advent calendar like we do, these are PERFECT fillers that go beyond just candy or trinkets. 

I hope you get a chance to try one of these craft kits!  Have a fun and happy holiday season!

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A Halloween Advent Calendar to Give Your Kids the Best October Yet

A Halloween Countdown Calendar that Will Keep Your Kids Excited All October

Are you ready to blow your kids’ mind?  Want the best October yet? You can actually get a Halloween Advent calendar to savor every single spectacular day of October…plan every single Halloween-ish activity…and truly savor the weirdest, most bizarre holiday ever.

Seriously!

I am a huge holiday person, but Christmas has always taken center stage once the weather starts cooling off.  But as my kids get older, Halloween has become more and more exciting! So when I discovered these Halloween Advent calendars (also called Halloween countdown calendars), I felt like I hit the jackpot!

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