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75 activities to do with your kids - definitely some fun ideas to create memories!

Outstanding and super fun ideas! Makes me wish I could stay at home with my boy everyday. 75 Things to do with your kids. Traditions they will remember. Someone wrote: "Best list I've ever seen! So many things I'd never heard or thought of!

WE LOVE THIS. It's called a "Calm Down Jar" and it's filled with glitter. Children shake the jar to get their frustrations out and then they’re asked to wait until the glitter has all settled in the bottom. By the time the glitter settles, hopefully so have they.  To make, just fill 1/2 of a jar (preferably plastic) with glitter (maybe a color they like) and the rest with water. Screw lid on tight and you're all set!! WE KNOW SOME ADULTS THAT COULD USE THIS!

Calm Down Jar - A creative approach to time-out. Child first shakes the jar to get their frustrations out, then they're asked to wait until the glitter has all settled on the bottom. That's when time-out is over. The kids can even make the timeout jar.

Such a great list of fun ways to connect with your kids -- they'll love it

Haha, I love these silly game ideas. What great ways to slow down and connect with the kids Parenting tips for every parent, parenting tips, tips

75 Things to do with your kids.  Traditions they will remember. Someone wrote: "Best list I've ever seen! So many things I'd never heard or thought of!"

sisterhood ideas: 75 Things to do with your kids. Traditions they will remember. Someone wrote: "Best list I've ever seen! So many things I'd never heard or thought of!

List of chores by age and how to SIMPLY organize them w/o a chore chart.   (easy for kids & parents)

Age Appropriate Chores ages 2-7

List of chores by age and how to SIMPLY organize them w/o a chore chart. (easy for kids & parents). note cards in a basket that they pick from. One a day in addition to daily responsibilities, 2 on weekends, more for punishments. by elba

All the most fun thing to do while you've got a toddler

The Toddler Years Must Do List

The toddler years bucket list. All of the most fun things to do while you've got a toddler, before they turn into a Big Kid!

kids or no kids, these ideas are worth looking at. Ideas for how to replace TV time with something better.

Creative Ways to Break a TV Habit

Kids or no kids, these ideas are worth looking at. Ideas for how to replace TV/computer/iPad/iPhone time with something better - fun ideas even if you're not trying to break a TV habit

13 Ways to Raise Kids who Aren't Entitled. Not sure I agree with all of this, but it's interesting to think about.

13 Ways to Raise Kids who know they are not entitled to stuff. And awesome to remind ourselves some of these things.hard to do sometimes when one child has another parent that makes them believe they are entitled to everything!

Over two generations in my family, this effective method has stopped whining in its tracks. Read now to learn how to stop your child’s whining!

how to stop your child's whining

Do you have whining kids? This method for stopping your child's whining has worked for three generations in my family! Read this post to find out this simple effective way to put a stop to the whining in your house!

Great tips not only for raising kids who get along, but for life in general!

No More Sibling Rivalry! Successful Parenting Secrets.

Tips for encouraging strong sibling relationships. A sibling is the longest relationship we have in life. Foster a strong connection.

table manners for children

The Manners Game - Don't be afraid to take the kids out to eat

Game for teaching manners. "My kids beg me to play this game. Mom and dad always lose; our kids now have better manners than we do." Designed for table manners but could be adapted for use in other places!

IF YOU HAVE A LITTLE GIRL: On my 16th bday, my dad gave me a half heart necklace and kept half of it. My half was attached to my bouquet on my wedding day. At the reception, he surprised us by giving his half to Chris. He literally passed down the responsibility of holding on to my heart. (Tucking this away for our girl. I love this idea...) - Click image to find more Kids Pinterest pins

On bday, dad gives a half heart necklace and kept half of it. Her half is attached to her bouquet on her wedding day. At the reception, dad surprises couple by giving his half to the groom. He passes down the responsibility of holding on to her heart.

How do you prepare you son to grow up to be a gentleman? 24 Ways to Prepare Your Young Man to Become a Gentleman ~ Club31Women

24 Ways to Prepare Your Young Man to Become a Gentleman

Tips for Raising Boys: 24 Ways to Prepare Your Young Man to Become a Gentleman. Awesome parenting advice for moms of boys.

Mother- Daughter Date Ideas- 20 ideas to spend quality time with your little girl.

Mother- Daughter Date Ideas

I love getting to spend quality time with each of my three girls. Glad I came across this list of Mother- Daughter Date Ideas- 20 ideas to spend quality time with your little girl.

Consequences That Actually Work! (Part 3) ~connectedfamilies.org

Consequences That Work. "Parents can set kids up for sincere reconciliation.Restitution consequences encourage personal responsibility and usually end with one child feeling cared for and the other feeling caring.

This woman is genius! A list of daily morning activities/tasks for the kids during summer break to keep their bodies and brains active and their house clean. (I love the different days of the week and what they do in the afternoon, too!)

Especially the morning activities. Afternoon may be a little too much for my lazy kids. A list of daily morning activities/tasks for the kids during summer break to keep their bodies and brains active and their house clean.

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