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6 Wordless Books to Spark the Imagination

For a little kid, it can be difficult to sit still long enough to read an entire book. Sometimes the words just get tangled in their brains and they'd rather move on to something more interesting and hands on. That's where wordless picture books come in! Looking at a wordless book with your kids can…
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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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How to Manage with a Defiant Toddler?

You have a baby and they are the sweetest thing you could imagine. They coo and cuddle and learn and grow. They start walking and talking and then one day, all of the sudden, you ask them to come, they smile at you and run in the opposite direction. 'Cue the sad trombone.' What do you…
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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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Top Tongue Twisters!

Who doesn't like a good tongue twister? Start slow to make sure all of the words are correct and challenge yourself and your kids to get faster and faster. If your trying it with friends, see who is most accurate and who muddles the words into one big twist. Not only you and your kids…
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Cabin Fever Crushers!

Cabin fever is a real deal on those cold and snowy days. We all know that little kids are full of energy and need space to exert it in a productive way. Why not encourage your kids movement by joining in on the fun with a few simple interactive games. 1. Turn into an Airplane: Lay…
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Barbie’s New Look

For years now we heard people talking about Barbie and the idea that she promotes body image issues with her unrealistic proportions and 'perfection.' Barbie sales in the last years have reflected this mentality with steadily dropping numbers. Mattel has finally come up with a solution by diversifying Barbies body type, height and skin tones. She now…
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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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Your Starry Imagination

Most ancient cultures from the Greeks to the Native Americans had traditions where they would look up at the night sky and associate stories with shapes they saw in the stars. Here's a sweet, evening activity to do with your kids ages two and up. You need binoculars or a telescope. Bring your little one…
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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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How To Workout When You Have A New Baby

Having a baby is obviously a life changing experience and for mama, a body changing experience as well. Getting back in shape after your baby is born can be difficult when so much of your time is spent holding, taking care of and getting to know your new little one. But why not multitask and use…
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8 Tips for Making Hand Washing Fun

Germs are everywhere! It's that time of year with the weather changing and holiday stress when little ones start to get sick. The hard part is that they don't understand when they wipe snot across their face with their little hand, that they are making it worse! If it hasn't happened yet, now is a…
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Kids Clothes: Then And Now

Do you remember when you were little, looking at old family pictures and thinking how funny your parents dressed when they were younger? Styles come in and go back out. I remember a pair of wedge shoes I wanted when I was a teenager that my mom really didn't like. She had some that were similar at…
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Help Your Kids Make New Year’s Resolutions

As the new year gets closer, people often start thinking about the resolutions they want the make. Everyone wants to use this opportunity to make a fresh start. But everyone knows that resolutions are often broken and soon after they're made. How about teaching your kids how to make goals for the new year in…
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