Screen Free Week: 100 fun, frugal, family ideas for kids - packed full of great ideas!

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_Are you, could you, dare you join in Screen-Free Week this week? Do your kids have too much screen time? 100 fun kids activities you could try this week as a family whether you're inspired to spend an hour, a day or the whole week screen free.

Bake grilled cheese between two baking sheets: the bread turns out crispy, the inside is gooey, and you can make a bunch at once.

Make Perfect Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with a Pair of Baking Sheets

Make Perfect Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with a Pair of Baking Sheets. "Grilled cheese for the group! Bake grilled cheese between two baking sheets: the bread turns out crispy, the inside is gooey, and you can make a bunch at once.

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.

Time outs don't work. 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.

stop yelling and start making them responsible

stop yelling and start making them responsible. Behavior chart tantrum toddler kid consequence parenting visual classroom Items needed: 2 Poster Board Markers Velcro Scissors Stickers or fun clipped pictures Ruler Clothespin or Clip.

stop yelling and start making them responsible

stop yelling and start making them responsible. Behavior chart tantrum toddler kid consequence parenting visual classroom Items needed: 2 Poster Board Markers Velcro Scissors Stickers or fun clipped pictures Ruler Clothespin or Clip.

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Mother-Daughter Bucket List

Rewarding kids with things they get to do instead of things they get to have. When they do something good, they pick from the jar and get things like to stay up a little later or play outside a little longer etc.

This is used for rewards in class. I like the idea of colored ping pong balls with rewards on them. You could spray paint the white ping pong balls.

Cover a toilet paper tube in peanut butter and roll in bird seed.  Then just slide it on a branch.

toilet paper tube, peanut butter, roll it in birdseed and slip it over a branch. toilet paper tube, peanut butter, roll it in birdseed and slip it over a branch.

How to make a hooded towel. These are seriously the BEST baby/toddler/child towels because they are big enough to fit all three phases!

DIY hooded towel (not baby towels) from one simple bliss - need to do this since my baby outgrew his baby hooded towels.

7 ways to make the most of your time while they are little. This is truly an amazing read for mama's! I just read this and want to do each and every one of them!!

I dont have kids yet but at 28 and still bejng my mom's "baby" i think these are great ideas to remember. not just with kids 71 Toes: 7 motherhood ideas I love

Salt Dough Footprint Heart

Salt Dough Footprint Heart family diy craft crafts easy crafts diy ideas diy crafts crafty diy decor kids crafts craft decorations how to tutorials

So true!

I love this quote, except for the "I am not your friend" part. I want to be my kids' best friend AND parent.

Romans 15:1-7 .... Jesus, keep a hedge around them

Lord, please surround my kids with friends and adults who point them toward You, and in ways that complement my own deficits in parenting. I will remember this one day when I have my own kids, but for now I pray this for my nieces and nephew.

Just choose what you want in them (apple sauce, yogurt, ect.) Sooo much cheaper than buying the throw away packs! BooginHead Squeez'Ems Reusable Food Pouches (2 Pouches)

Just choose what you want in them (apple sauce, yogurt, ect.) Sooo much cheaper than buying the throw away packs! (which my kids LOVE.) BooginHead Squeez'Ems Reusable Food Pouches Pouches): Baby must have!

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