Did school just get out and you’re already hearing the grumblings of how bored your kids are? If you or I had two plus months off, we’d jump head first into the list of all the fun things we want to do, but the littles don’t see it that way. Without the routine of school, kids aren’t… Continue reading Kick Summer Boredom
Valentine’s Day is next week and we’re getting our craft supplies out and ready for some good stuff! We like these kid-friendly craft ideas to celebrate February 14th. These would be fun to do with the family or as a classroom party activity! … Continue reading Valentine’s Day crafts
Family Resolutions for the New Year Are you busy thinking of personal resolutions to make before the clock strikes midnight? We like the idea of setting goals as a family and working on them together throughout the year. Here are some ideas to bring your family closer together in the New Year! Home-cooked family dinners. Schedules… Continue reading Family Resolutions for the New Year
Thanksgiving Coloring Pages and other free coloring sheets Personalized coloring pages from Frecklebox are free and a great way to keep the kids table happy on Thanksgiving! Get these fun pages in three easy steps: 1. Personalize with your little cutie’s name 2. Download the file 3. Print at home Print out one for each… Continue reading Thanksgiving Coloring Pages and other free coloring sheets
School just started and your child is already having an issue with another kid. Bullying, teasing, harassing — call it what you like, it’s someone being mean. Is your philosophy to step in right away or wait to see if the problem works out on its own? It’s tough to know when to get involved, but positive communication… Continue reading When should you step in?
First Day of School Jitters The first day of school can be stressful for kids of any age. Whether it’s the first day of kindergarten or senior year of high school, kids can be anxious about the first day of the school year. This could be amplified if… Continue reading First Day of School Jitters
Are your kids eating the rainbow? Back to school is a great time to get kids to eat better. Introducing new foods (especially vegetables) can be a struggle, as we know kids can be picky. Let the kids pick out produce at the market or serve their rainbow in creative ways. If they can follow… Continue reading Are your kids eating the rainbow?
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
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 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