Just a quick post. Melitsa over at Play-Activities.com has a great post with a recipe for green goop that looks very fun. Take a look […]
Easy-Set Inflatable Swimming Pool (18’x48’)
Where to buy: www.amazon.com It’s summertime and you might be thinking about investing in your own pool at home. The Easy-Set Inflatable Swimming Pool might […]
Revisiting an old post
Image by David Kelly via Flickr Last spring I posted this post about a cute bedtime story that I used to tell my girls when […]
Home birthday parties are a great money saving alternative
Although a quick glance through internet blogs, websites and news stories will bring up everything from celebrity high ticket birthday parties to moms who try to one up each other for the most elaborate celebration for their one year old, for your average parent, hosting a child’s birthday party at home is definitely the best way to celebrate the special day.
Cuisinart ICE-30BC Pure Indulgence 2-Quart Automatic Frozen Yogurt, Sorbet, and Ice Cream Maker
Where to buy: www.amazon.com Enjoying great homemade ice cream, sorbets and frozen yogurt couldn’t be easier with the Cuisinart ICE-30BC Pure Indulgence Automatic Ice Cream […]
Tips for Traveling With Your Breastfed Baby
Image via Wikipedia You have spent awhile getting used to breastfeeding your child at home and getting into a comfortable routine. Traveling can really mix […]
24 Reasons to Gather Around the Dinner Table
How often does your family have dinner together? If you’re like most families nowadays, the answer is probably, “Not very often.”
It’s understandable. Modern families are busy. Both parents work and sometimes get home at different times. Children have activities to go to, and Mom’s got to drive them all over the place. Really, who’s got the time and energy to even cook dinner every single night?
You, that’s who! Eating
Summer Fun – How to Make Your Own Ice Cream
You may have heard, or even said the phrase, “I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.” With warmer weather it’s time for […]
How to Make a Cloud Picture
A cloud picture is the perfect activity for a warm summer day! Most children love to get their hands dirty while making crafts. They love the feel of finger paints oozing between their fingers and really don’t mind having glitter all over them. Some even think it’s fun!
Because this craft can get just a little (or a lot) messy, you might want to make this an outdoor craft project at the picnic table or even on a large bedsheet on the grass. (use a sheet you don’t mind getting dirty!) We’ve also used flattened out large cardboard boxes as seats and tables in the
Swimming Aids and Safety
Any parent that spends time with their children around water knows how important it is that their children learn to swim. However, when those children are very young, it will take some time for them to learn swimming well enough for safety. Using swimming aids and safety measures to protect young children may safeguard them, but are they as helpful as they are thought to be?
Babies can actually learn to swim at pretty early ages. However, if you have not yet taught them or don’t have baby swimming classes available to you, you may