Category: Parenting

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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Halloween Movies for Kids that the Whole Family Will Enjoy

Family Halloween Movies that Your Kids Will Love

The holiday season is finally upon us and one of the best ways to help usher in the first big day is with these fun Halloween movies for kids!

Nothing makes Halloween more fun than a bunch of kids that are really excited to celebrate and Halloween movies are such a great way to get the holiday started early.

Some of these movies are creepy (but still good for kids) and others are just cute and fun…but all are Halloween-themed!

So update your Netflix queue with these great Halloween movies for kids and cozy up with some popcorn.  This is a great way to spend a rainy October afternoon (or weekend).

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10 Exciting Summer Challenges for Kids

Summer Activities for Kids

There are a lot of fun things for kids to do over the summer. But when your kids are staying at home with you, you don’t just want to keep them busy. You want to keep them engaged and, dare I say, maybe even learn something in the process…which is why you need some really fun summer challenges for kids.

Summer challenges are such a fun solution and your kids will really get excited about the process, which will make them LOVE what they’re doing.

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The Absolute Best Gifts for 2-Year Old Girls

The Best Gifts for 2-Year Old Girls

Finding the best gifts for 2-year old girls is one of the best jobs I’ve got.  The toddler years are some of the best and they just get so excited for everything you give them.

You can opt for fun or educational toys, cute clothes and accessories, and even start to introduce easy arts and crafts!

All of the gifts on this list were huge hits with both of my 2-year olds, as well as all of their friends and family.  You can’t go wrong with these, so I hope they make your shopping easy.

Congrats on this fun milestone!  Enjoy this year.

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10 Alternative Easter Basket Ideas that Will Leave Your Kids Even More Excited

These alternative Easter basket ideas give you something else to use instead of a classic basket.

I’m all about practical gifts, so the annual Easter “basket” has always irked me a bit. You can only have so many baskets before you go crazy!  So alternative Easter baskets ideas have always excited me and I intend to take advantage of them each and every year.

So if you’ve reached your basket limit and are looking for a different kind of Easter basket idea, this is the list for you!

Here are some great alternatives to the classic Easter basket:

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The Best Easter Basket Ideas for 5-Year Old Boys

5-Year Old Boy Easter Basket Fillers

5 is such a fun year and these Easter basket ideas for 5-year old boys will make Easter morning even more enjoyable!  My son gets so excited for the holidays, so surprising him with an amazing Easter basket is one of my favorite parts of the day.  

I have so much planned this year, so I hope these Easter basket ideas are helpful for you too. There’s something for everyone (and every budget), so I’m sure you’ll find something perfect for your 5-year old boy.

Good luck with your shopping and happy Easter!

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