Category Archives: Inspiration

Easy to make Tipi for Kids!

If you've been anywhere near Pinterest in the last few years, you'll have seen some of these fun teepee hideouts for kids.  With a few little kids running around, we thought this would make a great present but the price was a little more than I was thinking of. So we took a few dimensions and…
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Homemade Cough Drops for Kids

Cold season is no fun when you've got coughing, sniffling kids that don't feel well. Here's a simple solution to soothe those scratchy throats and hacking coughs that keep them up at night. Homemade Cough Drops. Yes it's simple enough to buy them at the store but isn't it nice to know what ingredients are…
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Making Age Appropriate Chores A Game!

Kids don't learn how to become responsible adults all on their own. It takes learning from adults who have been there, done that and are willing to take the time to show by their example. One of those important lessons is how to do chores. Kids don't wake up on their 18th birthday and suddenly…
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8 Tips To Make Drinking Water A Habit For Kids

Did you know that half of American kids these days aren't drinking enough water? Many teens won't drink just plain water and show significant signs of dehydration. When you don't get enough water, your body can't function the way it's supossed to. Hydrated kids have better mental clarity, more energy and less toxic build up in…
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Food Schedule for 10 Month Baby

As your baby grows, it's normal for you to be concerned that they are hitting milestones. With so many transitions in the first year it can be difficult to keep up. Not only doesn't your baby's calorie count need to increase but also change in the kinds of foods. So what do you do when…
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How To Start Your Baby On Solid Foods

Babies progress so fast in the first months of their lives. Sometimes it's hard to realize when they are changing, developing and ready to move to the next step. Introducing baby food is one of those quickly changing areas where questions begin to come up. Here, we answer some of the big questions on your baby's transition to…
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Snail Mail Fun For Kids!

Everyone likes to get mail; as in an actual letter in the mail box. It feels so much more personal than those quick shot messages through the internet or by text. Here's a few ideas to include your kids in on this time honored tradition. Start them young, even before writing age by having them…
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Inspiring Creativity With Paint

Creativity is a skill that is key in living a successful life no matter what area. Working to develop it in childhood gives a major advantage later in life. Here's one example in Aelita Andre, a little girl who's paint exhibitions have been featured in London and New York. Some of her paintings have been…
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Make Your Own Water Xylophone

Need a quick distraction on a busy day? This is a fun project for kids about five years or older. Take a few different glass bottles and fill them to different levels with water. Put a little food coloring in each bottle to make it even more exciting. If you want, hang the bottles from…
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Top Trendy Nursery Ideas

New baby on the way? One of the fun parts of planning their integration into your family is getting to pick out a little space for them to take up residence on the outside. No one knows your baby's personality yet so make the most of it and plan a place you find extra special. Boy…
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Your Own Personal Toddler Stylist

When your kids are learning to dress themselves, sometimes you may think their fashion sense is a little questionable. Or maybe they are just ahead of the crowd and a forward thinker. One mom decided to try a fun bonding activity with her little boy by letting him pick out her clothes for a week…
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Kid Friendly Christmas Tree Alternatives

One struggle every parent of young children have at Christmas time is how to maintain a Christmas tree throughout the entire season when little hands are made for destruction. Here are a few kid friendly tree alternatives and some they can help create if they are a bit older. These trees made of felt are actually…
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