Category: Parenting

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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Adding Hygge to Your Christmas: 10 Ways to Make Christmas Even Happier

10 Ways to Add Hygge to Your Christmas

Hygge, the age-old Danish concept of happiness, has traveled the high seas and is working it’s way through the American culture. Its popularity isn’t surprising – Denmark is consistently ranked as the happiest country in the world. So why wouldn’t we want to take a page from their book?

Christmas is no exception. In fact, if there was ever a time you should work on increasing the hygge in your life, it would be the holidays – and this year could definitely use a little hygge!

As luck would have it, Christmas and hygge go hand-in-hand, so adding hygge to the holiday season is easy and enjoyable.

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The Best Stocking Stuffers for 2-Year Old Girls

The Best Stocking Stuffer Ideas for 2-Year Old Girls

Christmas is almost here!  Time for holiday cheer, family get togethers, and lots and lots of shopping!  To make your life a little easier, I’ve compiled a list of the best stocking stuffers for 2-year old girls…because who doesn’t love filling those stockings up with goodies?

I can’t get enough of Christmas, so I actually really enjoy all of the shopping involved.  I’ve tried to put a lot of thought into this list so that you can’t go wrong!

My daughter is just on the cusp of 2, so she has personally tested each of these items and decided that they are, in fact, the best of the best when it comes to amazing stocking stuffers for 2-year olds.

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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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