It can be hard for kids to decompress or calm-down for bedtime. We have a collection of Go-to Sleep activities that are perfect for kids growing out of afternoon naps, but who still need some “down time” activities, but we don’t have something for bedtime. Bedtime is not the time for play, for toys, …
wise parenting...Wise Choice Jar
In the day to day activities of mommyhood it's super easy to focus on the things our children are doing wrong.
You know the routine:
"Don't hit your brother."
"Don't throw your food on the floor."
"Go have a seat in the time out spot."
"No you may not stand up in the cart at Wal-Mart."
I must admit, in my own life, I often spend so much time "correcting" my boys that little time is left to praise and reward them for the good choices they make.
lilla a: Tutorial for Ocean in a Bottle Ocean in a bottle. Inspiration came from bhoomplay. You need: transparent plastic bottle, filled 1/3 up with water blue food colouring sunseed oil ( or similar) to fill the rest of the bottle maybe some seashells, stones, fishes in plastic, we used small ocean themed plastic beads