How to discipline kids when you want to reach their hearts. This whole blog is great, I'm saving it for future reference.
Let's face it....sometimes our kids can drive us crazy! If you've ever wondered if it is even possible to raise children that you actually enjoy being around, you cannot miss these 5 amazing nuggets of wisdom from Edie of @lifeingrace! This article seriously forever changed the way I parent my kids. A must read!
5 Tips for Raising Kids You Actually Like - Living Well Spending Less
Walk With Me, Daddy Poem...for father's day
DIY Hair Clips and Bows
Girls Slumber Party Crafts in Crafts, Kids Crafts, Party
Ocean Water - 7Up or Sprite, blue food coloring, & Swedish Fish. Fun for kids & summer parties.
Ocean Water - Fake Ginger
Ways To Entertain Kids On A Trip - MagnaDoodle, glow sticks for night driving, new toys from the dollar store, 100 mile bags (pull out a new one every 100 miles), DVD's from the library, pipe cleaners, cookie sheet and magnets from dollar store, stop at restaurants with play areas for kids (PlayPlaces app is awesome)... tons of ideas!
BIG List of Tips to Keep Kids Entertained on a Trip! ~ from TheFrugalGirls.com - you'll love these entertainment tips, games, food, snacks and other ideas and activities for your next plane ride or road trip! #roadtrip #rides #thefrugalgirls
Snowflake art - just remove the tape when the paint dries!
Three Unbelievably Simple Parenting Ideas: 1) Children need a minimum of 8 touches a day to feel connected to a parent. 2) Each day, children need one meaningful eye-to-eye conversation with a parent. 3) There are nine minutes during the day that can have the greatest impact on a child: the first three minutes right after they wake up, the three minutes after they come home from school, and the last three minutes of the day before they go to bed.
15 hairstyles for busy toddlers...or maybe girls w/ short, fine hair! LOVED this!!
Sprite and gummy bears
Historical Movies For Children (ages 6-12)
kids to clean their room: 8 simple battle strategies. Very interesting article about one moms battle to get her kids to keep their room clean, and the 8 strategies that have worked for her.
Cardigan Empire: Back to School in 13 Items
Great info. on the best stuff to put into little bodies.
Raising Kids Who Get Along: Bringing Home a Younger Sibling - Mama Smiles
Read later.....Every parent should read this!! - Raising Grateful Kids in an Entitled World
Yes yes yes.... Definitely saving this when the time comes
Have the children pick a flower or plant and lay on top of a small piece of clay and using their rolling pin it will make an imprint in the clay.