20 ways to fill your child’s love tank on their birthday. This is really great stuff. The last one made me cry :)
Backyard Bowling ~ Add a few drops of food coloring to ten clear plastic bottles of water. Stand them up on flat ground, use party streamers as lane margins... Break glowsticks in the bottles for lawn bowling at night... this is AWESOME!
Positive reinforcement - Put a cotton ball, marble, pom-pom, etc. in every time you catch your child being good. Do something special when it's full. This is exactly what I need instead of focusing on the bad.
DIY Giant Bubbles by katiedid: Make the bubble solution with 6 cups water, 1 cup light corn syrup, 2 cups Joy dishwashing soap (If using an ultra concentrated dishwashing liquid, use only 1 1/3 cups), stirring gently to avoid bubbles and let it sit overnight for 'stronger bubbles'. Use a hula hoop wrapped in cotton string for a 'wand' and a trough made of a dryer vent. Stand back and have your camera ready!
Mix 6 c. water, 1 c. light corn syrup. Gently add and stir in 2 c. regular Joy dish soap. Dip wands into mixture, trying not to make bubbles in container
Bubble solution: 12 cups of water 1 cup of dish soap 1 cup of cornstarch 2 Tbsp baking powder ....now go out and make some bubbles!! Keep sealed container in closet to pull out when neighborhood kids stop by!
Interacting with a strong-willed child. Awesome advice. I love how it explains why you need to do certain things, and the child's perception of disagreements.
25 ways to keep your kids busy - without television It's always nice to have extra ideas in your arsenal for those days when you just can't of anything fun to do.
30 Ways to Raise Confident Kids -- I love the "Don't Embarrass", "Manners", "Hard Work" and "Pick Good Friends" points. There are some good ideas here .
DIY Chore Chart! Brilliant!!! Finally one that makes sense.
The Brooding Hen: Hardware Store Bath Toys
Type in any word(s) and this website will generate handwriting worksheets.
40 things to make for boys
Duh!!!!! After all of the frustration with the lame suction cup hangers ... Shower Rod against back wall with wire hanging baskets for tub toy storage.
Newborn Santa Hat Striped Christmas Elf Hat Newborn Photography Prop Burgandy and White. $26.00, via Etsy.
Lego Table diy from old side table