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Playful Parenting

Parents, grandparents, aunts, & uncles - follow this board for positive parenting tips and advice, plus ideas on fun activities for kids. "Follow the giggles," says Lawrence J. Cohen, author of Playful Parenting. "When we get disconnected from children - and we do, again and again - play is our best bridge back to deep connection with them." {My promise to you: I always pin ORIGINAL sources. Photographers have a special talent, so let's honor that and give them credit where credit is due.}
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10 Parent/Child Date Ideas

Love these ideas for one-on-one time with your child! Fun ways to connect on a parent-child date.


Make a giant tangram puzzle for kids. Includes free printable puzzle cards. This would be a fun game for a kid's birthday party!


7 Best Apps That Will Make Your Kid Smarter

Tired of the bad attitude after your kids get too much screen time? Get them set up with the best educational apps for phone and tablet. Plus, these apps are so fun!


Giant Connect Four game for kids. This would be easy to DIY!


The Best Kid's Activities to Keep Kids Busy & Entertained for 20-Minutes

These 20-minute activities for kids are fun and easy to set up in a pinch. Get your kids to play quietly and independently so you can take a break, cook dinner, or catch up on housework.


Fun art project for kids to explore the artwork of Matisse. Have kids "paint with scissors" by cutting out shapes and gluing them to make art.


Painted bricks for outdoor pretend play. This is a fun DIY project for kids and after, they can use the bricks to build a pretend city or village.


What No One Tells You About Parenting Toddler Boys

Learn the secrets to parenting toddler boys. Plus, the one tip that helped turn this mom's boy into a kind and gentle kid. Love these positive parenting tips for toddlers!


Cardboard box playhous for kids decorated with wallpaper and wrapping paper plus a star garland. The cardboard shingles are so cute! Fun DIY project for a rainy day.