How to Talk So Your Kids Will Listen and Listen So Your Kids Will Talk
Paying off the mortgage (or student loan) early! I already knew these ideas, but seeing it applied to real numbers is very eye opening!
Dandelion Puffs: These wishes just wait on a shelf or kitchen counter until a sad child needs some love and encouragement. Then, it is off with the cap, eyes squinched closed for a wish, and a big huff. This cheers children any time they're sad–and it makes me happy just to see the dandelion puffs resting in wait. So sweet...
I disagree with the religious standpoint but love a lot of this blogger's ideas. "Start using the word “beautiful” to mean more than physically attractive. Say, “that was a beautiful thing to do,” when she acts kindly.” Help her expand her idea of beauty from what our culture says it is (sexually attractive) to include: virtuous, feminine, courageous, self-sacrificial, loving."
Make Your Own Homemade “Boogie Wipes”
YES, what I was looking for – a simple way to tie shoes without 15 steps & a story about a bunny. I was able to teach my 6-year old how to tie her shoes in 5 minutes with this technique. So if you are trying to teach your child how to tie shoes…(or just want a faster way to tie your own)…give this technique a try!
HUNDREDS of playtime activities to stimulate your child's senses and learning. Separated by age, newborn to 5 years.
Benefits of rear-facing car seats
A Dozen Different Activities to engage your one year old
50 ways to entertain a kid on a plane. If you've ever flown with a child you would KILL for this list. lol.
Already pinned this idea, but Perfect wording to explain to teacher. I need to remember to do this!
30 Day Gratitude Photo Challenge. This would be fun to do with the kiddo all through November...or any time we may need a reminder. :)