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
Have fun with the kids through reading and build lifelong skills! School is out and summer’s here! No homework, tests, or projects (that are as much work for parents as their kids) it’s the perfect time of year. However, school will come again, and the staff at Frecklebox.com thinks reading is an awesome summer activity… Continue reading Have fun with the kids through reading and build lifelong skills!
Party Themes for kids! Parties are a year round practice! But for some reason, they seem to pile up in the summer! Maybe simply because kids are more available due to lack of school, but no matter the reason, the party season is here! Some fun themes for kids parties are always the classics, super… Continue reading Party Themes for kids!
Nannies because every parent needs a break. Parenting is hard. Every parent needs a break every once in a while. A way to get out of the house and feel at ease is to have a nanny or babysitter that you trust! Even if the babysitting is inconsistent, having a babysitter on call will make… Continue reading Nannies, because every parent needs a break.
Reading to our kids is a great way of bonding and settling them down before bedtime! Not only does it make them appreciate reading itself, but it brings parents and children together. Mixing it up and reading different kinds of books to your kids will also make them more open to different genres and writing… Continue reading Make Fun Reading for kids!
Swim Lessons for children It’s getting hot out there! And of course, what’s the best refresher during the summer? Pool time! Whether just at your neighborhood pool, or going on a tropical vacation, pool safety is extremely important. So what’s the easiest way to make kids water safe? As a swim teacher, I can tell… Continue reading Swim Lessons for children
Summer Adventures with kids It’s getting to be that time again! The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and the kids are ready to play! Moms, we know this time of year is hard. Fun, but hard. There are so many activities to figure out, birthday parties to go to, days to fill! So… Continue reading Summer Adventures with kids
Mini Vacations with kids! Everyone needs a break once in a while! Especially the parents. Being a parent is hard! So you have to reward yourself sometimes, but that can still involve your kids! Small, cheap vacations can give the break that any family needs, even if it’s only for a weekend! Some fun, relaxing… Continue reading Mini Vacations with kids!