Have you tried letterboxing with your kids? It's similar to geocaching, but you don't need a GPS to do it! It's a really fun way to learn more about the area you live in (or the area you're vacationing in) and it costs absolutely nothing!
Letterboxing at Canyon Falls
Why didn't I know this when I was five?!
10 Things Not to Say to Your Kids- great advice on how to re-phrase common parenting statements....especially "okay?"
30 easy scriptures for toddlers to memorize. one a month.
Baby beanie & bracelet from hospital placed inside a large glass ornament from Michael's Craft Store.
This is exactly how my parents explained Santa - and it made perfect sense as a kid. There was no let down or crying, just excitement that now that I knew, I got to help participate in the magic of Christmas for my little brothers and other families! I plan on doing the exact same for my boys when they get older.
Great way to explain Santa...
20 simple mom & son date ideas // don't miss out on these young years!
Christmas coloring pages, mazes and dot to dots
Murphy beds in the play room for sleep over parties
A wrapped empty box (left open) for Christmas morning trash. You see the box instead of a big garbage bag in pics.