Children have less opportunities for play than ever before. With our busy lifestyles, screen time, organized sports, and homework, kids aren’t getting enough “play time.” That means they are missing out on key learning opportunities. It’s up to us to promote play and give our kids opportunities to explore, learn, and problem solve.
The Minnesota Children’s Museum has made it their mission to promote play and redesign the museum to provide opportunities for play. We were invited to the first exhibit, Forces at Play, and had a great time!
It’s always great to support your little ones when they show an interest in an activity. Christmas is also a fantastic time to get them items they can use, or to find something that will be a cherished memory each year. This martial arts gift guide will spark some ideas for your young martial artist.
It’s always a good idea to give the special teachers in our lives a little bit of recognition for all of their hard work and attention. This is a sweet way to dress up a practical teacher gift for Christmas or anytime.
This practical gift of items teacher’s love to get is dressed up a bit with an adorable presentation in these sweet teacups.
This journey to healthy living is a continuous learning process. Probiotics are something you always hear about for optimal health. So, how do you get those awesome probiotics into those little kiddos’ bodies?
Keeping kiddos’ digestive system healthy and working smoothly is easy with Dr. Mercola’s Complete Probiotic Powder Packets for kids. It’s a great, organic raspberry flavor our kids love, and they look forward to drinking their “juice.”
School has been in session for a couple months now. In September we’re all armed with school lunch ideas and a plan to pack perfectly balanced lunches throughout the year. It’s not easy to keep up creative, healthy, cold lunches all year long!
Are your lunch ideas getting a little stale at this point?
After a good 30+ cold lunches packed this year, we’ve fine tuned it and found our favorite lunch bags, containers, as well as snack and drink containers. We also have some of our kiddos’ school lunch ideas to show you for some inspiration, and links to other helpful school lunch ideas to boost your creativity!
Everything looks more fun in a rainbow of colors. A Rainbow Birthday party is a cute and cheerful idea and the possibilities are endless. There are so many fun ideas to add a little rainbow flair to just about anything.
Check out these tips for a fantastic rainbow birthday party! From food ideas to decorations, this is an easy theme with the ideas to start you in the right direction. You may even be very surprised by the first tip!
Instead of toting around generic plastic pumpkin buckets for trick-or-treating, make those buckets a matching part of the kiddos’ costumes. A DIY Personalized Halloween pumpkin bucket is so much fun to get creative with and very easy to make.
With just a little pant and time, that plastic pumpkin trick-or-treat pail can look like a part of the costume.
I have a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle and Cinderella trick-or-treating this year, so we made a TMNT Raphael pumpkin bucket and Cinderella’s carriage, but my creative juices are going crazy with other possibilities!