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

Nursing Your Baby? What If You Have To Go Away?

It is possible that as a new mom, there will be times when you will
have to be away from your baby for a short period of time. Perhaps you
have to travel on business, or there is a medical procedure that you
must have, that will make it impossible for you to breastfeed for

This doesn’t have to mean weaning, however.

If you are a nursing mom, there are some extra steps you can take to
ensure you and your baby cope well with this change