How to keep a child busy for hours in the summer: DIY: Giant Ice Cube Awesomeness - filled with plastic animals, dinos, and such. And I'm sure you could put in food dye before its frozen to color it like the ice block in the photo.
Getting the girl to communicate vs whining all the time because she can**My son is waaay ahead he talks so good and can count to 5 and say his abcs :) smart boy♥ people r so amazed when i tell them hes only 1 :)
Toddler Perfect Chicken Nuggets --I made the mistake of adding canned chicken. Inspite of the majority being cooked fresh, the canned taste & texture totally ruined my batch, but I learned my lesson for next time.