Amy McCready, Founder of Positive Parenting Solutions, Inc., recently sent out a list of great ways to get kinds involved with chores at home. Here are Amy’s thoughts on Five tips for getting kids to help out around the house. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *… Continue reading Five tips for getting kids to help out around the house
What are your kids doing this summer? Spending time at the local pool or riding their bikes through the neighborhood? Eyes glued to a video game screen? Visiting relatives on a vacation? Whatever your family has planned when school is out, summer is a great time for kids to read! Many local libraries have reading programs designed… Continue reading Summer Reading
Father’s Day Gift Ideas from Frecklebox.com Men can be tough to shop for, so the question of what to get him for Father’s Day often perplexes us. It’s especially tough if he’s already got everything — the perfect wife, adorable kids and man’s best friend! What do you get your dad or husband for Father’s Day?… Continue reading Father’s Day Gift Ideas from Frecklebox.com
Are you a Pinterest nut like me? Do you spend hours getting caught pinning all your favorite things just for the fun of it? If you’re thinking, “Yep, that’s me”, then enter our Frecklebox Summer Fun Pin To Win contest and pin yourself silly! You’ll have the chance to win a $100 Frecklebox gift card.… Continue reading Frecklebox Pin To Win Contest
Inspiring Child Authors What better way to hook children on reading than by introducing them to young authors? From classics like The Diary of Anne Frank, written at age 13, to modern day books like The World Through a Child’s Eyes by Michael Brasier, a compilation of his travel writings from ages 6 to 12, there are plenty… Continue reading Inspiring Child Authors
The Best Backyard Games for kids! School is out, and it’s finally summertime, that magical season full of warm weather, long days, family barbecues and, of course, backyard games. Dust off those hula hoops and squirt guns, and get to the backyard for these fun, active outdoor games! If you have a big group of… Continue reading The Best Backyard Games for kids!
The Restaurant Box: A guest blog by Jessie Ford A couple weeks ago, we asked our fans on Twitter and Facebook for some great tips and tricks. Today’s guest blogger, Jessie D’Amato Ford, answered the call and shared with us about how her family uses our Tin Lunch Box: the Restaurant Box. I had never heard of… Continue reading The Restaurant Box: A guest blog by Jessie Ford
Have you seen these? They are the Best family movies? I just read through an article on Parents.com on the 10 best family movies for Thanksgiving. I must admit I agree with some. The Princess Bride, The Iron Giant, and a few more but they missed some classics with our family. My two favorite family movies are Holes and Second Hand… Continue reading Have you seen these? They are the Best family movies?
I would never say that to my kids…….(but I probably did) First let me say that I am a happy, well-adjusted adult (and when I am not, I pretend well). This article is amazing. I am sure I have been guilty of most of these things. I remember the talk I received when I was 12 or… Continue reading I would never say that to my kids…….(but I probably did)
Have more Halloween Fun this year Hair-raising Halloween fun is not only necessary, it’s neceSCARY! Making Halloween the best that it can be is not nearly as hard as everyone assumes, we just have to think out of the box! Games, snacks, books, and parties can reach a whole new level with our awesomely scary,… Continue reading Have more Halloween Fun this year