"And snap!! The job's a game!!"

So bummed I gave mine away. I wish I would have seen this before. Now I'm going to look for one at garage sales. My son will love this!! _ This is such a creative way to reuse the playpen when they get a little older. Such a cute tent idea.

Sometimes we get too soft in our parenting. We want the best for our children, and we sometimes don’t realize that the best for our child doesn’t always look very pretty. These are called “consequences.” Today I wanted to talk about consequences that make sense for kids. It’s our struggles and our consequences that make us learn and become stronger and more apt to make right decisions. If we don’t… <a ...

Wipeout obstacle course for the kids

5 ways to get kids to listen - perfect for preschoolers and under. MUST pin this one!

Pasta Threading - a fine motor activity for toddlers

bubble wrap run! kid activities

Masking Tape Maze

Trace hand at every birthday and see it grow

Nail polish + naked barbies = modest barbies Tshirts and leggings under short skirts and tank top barbie clothes.

Birthday kid gets a ballon avalanche when he/she opens the door in the AM. Pinned this before but this one uses crepe paper to hold the balloons instead of a sheet of plastic, which is way better! Cuz then they get to rip through the paper!

Drive in movie cars for a drive in movie night...

Another idea for teaching kids to pick up their stuff.

101_7906

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!"

Tips for Toddler Discipline that build trust and respect and do not cause fear or shame. Someday I'll be glad I pinned this.

How to Make The Ultimate Cardboard Fort With Your Kids | Parenting Blog | Family Focus Blog

For my little hammer loving child. Block of ice with treasure frozen inside. Great for those 100+ degree summers!

Prarie Moccs – minimoxie

So cute! My kids can help cook w/o me worrying about them falling off of a chair! TUTORIAL--costs only about $20 in materials. The best part: IT FOLDS FLAT! Great for little helpers!