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Very rarely does one sentence have immediate impact on me. Very rarely does one sentence change the way I interact with my family. But this one did....

6 Words You Should Say Today

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Crazy About Cakes: Grounded???

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Random Acts of Kindness -17 ideas for raising kind & grateful kids

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Tips for talking with toddlers | OHbaby!

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Psychology of a toddler and why they act as they do

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Wish I had done this earlier - Turn a 2x4 into a large ruler for the wall, and record the height of your kids as they grow. You never have to worry about moving to a new house

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Korero Maori Tamariki Ma - basic Maori

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I will be doing this!

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Inexpensive Toddler Proof Door Stopper - use a pool noodle! No more shutting doors or smashed fingers :)

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Mom's of boys...if you're gonna do it...do it right!!! Step by step on how to cut boys hair the professional way.

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LOVE THIS IDEA!!! Original pinner says: "Each year our kids must choose ten old toys to put in their Santa bags. These must be toys in decent shape that other kids would actually want. We leave the bags under our tree on Christmas Eve. Santa takes the old toys back to the North Pole to fix them up he leaves new toys in the bag. Great way to declutter, recycle old toys, and teach the kids about giving

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The Little Things cartoon - making use of technology with "I'll tell Santa" warnings

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great way to help kids study important people, i.e. presidents. Why have I never thought of this? You could make your own guess who of whatever! *Also a great way for Boyfriend to learn the difference between the Jersey Shore Cast Members and Tom Cruise's wives.

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Road trip! DIY-Bubble wrap I spy travel game. Use bubble wrap on top of a sheet of paper & draw your own pictures. But you could print them, or use tiny pictures from brochures of places you'll go or see on you way. Then let the kids pop as they spy.

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New Year's Eve Countdown. Kids pop a balloon every hour. Each balloon is filled with a different activity to do. Gives 12 different activity ideas.

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A lot more involved for older kids who have more things to do - but closing the flap on a completed chore is a tangible way to see how much they've contributed. So far its been a hit!

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Children's Nighttime Drawing Journal - Each night have your child draw a picture of their favorite part of the day. Then write a caption about the picture. Fun idea...

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1. Buy some "magic" Jelly Beans 2. Plant them in your yard- this only works the night before Easter (wink wink) 3. The next morning go out and see what grew (large Lollipops!) Totally doing this!!! :)

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I like this idea. Start the year with an empty jar and fill it with notes about good things that happen. Then, on New Year's Eve, empty it and see what awesome stuff happened that year. Good way to keep things in perspective.

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"Experiences" rather than "things" for countdown to Christmas.

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Each year Santa sends a new Christmas Book to read before bed on Christmas Eve....oooo I like this tradition...never to late to start this one!!

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Scan children's art work and then print out in smaller size. Frame. Now make art gallery in hallways of your children's art.

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Casual potty training: 5 things to do before you start potty training. This blog actually makes since.

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Yarn and tape a hallway for a "laser obstacle course". That will keep 'em busy for a couple of hours.

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