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Birthday centerpiece idea for any age -- tie balloons on top--fill with any candy.

birthday centerpiece idea -- tie balloons on top--fill with any candy. let kids guess on paper how many pieces of candy are in the jar. one who is closest gets the jar at the end. Could work as table numbers/center pieces too!

stop yelling and start making them responsible

stop yelling and start making them responsible. Behavior chart tantrum toddler kid consequence parenting visual classroom Items needed: 2 Poster Board Markers Velcro Scissors Stickers or fun clipped pictures Ruler Clothespin or Clip.

Great tips for being calm as a parent.

{How to be a calm parent} Moms from around the world chimed in on what they do to stay calm in challenging moments. Here's a list of 25 Ways to Stay Calm as a Parent. How do you stay calm when parenting gets tough?

cure smelly feet

easy DIY cure for smelly feet & shoes . rubbing alcohol in spray bottle . spray feet/toes & inside shoes each morning & evening !

Put small glow stick in plastic eggs. Then hide them in the house and turn off the lights for the hunt!

After dark Easter Egg Hunt.This is a fabulous idea! A friend took glow sticks and broke them up and put in plastic eggs. Then hid them in the house and turned off the lights for the hunt. Must remember this!

Cool spiderman pumpkin....

Spiderman Jack-o-lantern! I'm so doing this this Halloween! My son would love this

DIY - You are my sunshine artwork with children hand prints. Too easy and had fun with the kids making it!! Was perfect for the rainy day.

Make it into a sunflower DIY - You are my sunshine artwork with children hand prints. Too easy and had fun with the kids making it!

DIY Toy – How To Make A Plastic Bottle Helicopter

DIY Chidren's Crafts - Make a helicopter out of plastic straws, ping pong ball, pin, and plastic bottle. Fun craft activity for kids. by Emel

What we may justify as "good parenting" can hurt our children later. Unless we're mindful of that, it's easy to handicap them by making their lives too easy.

10 Common Mistakes Parents Today Make (Me Included) by Kari Kubiszyn Kampakis {HuffPost Parents}

Save this duck craft for your upcoming pond unit!

Mallard Duck Handprint Craft For Kids

How to make a duck handprint craft for kids. Cute malard duck with feathers, paint, googly eyes, and construction paper.

Cool finger trick to remember any multiplication fact for 6-10.  This really works!

Swedish Classroom Fun: Russian multiplication Using your fingers to multiply the numbers 6 - 10 to each other. I NEVER heard of this. SO COOL!

No helium needed to fill balloons for parties.....just vinegar and baking soda! I NEED TO REMEMBER THIS!

No helium needed to fill balloons for parties….just vinegar and baking soda! I NEED TO REMEMBER THIS! No helium needed to fill balloons for parties….just vinegar and baking soda!

Sock bubbles...it took 3 mins to make & is soooo cool. The kids are gonna love it! Our favorite pinterest find yet!

Rainbow Bubble Snakes - Need: Half a waterbottle, rubberband, bubbles (dishsoap/water), food coloring, sock. Steps: Dip sock held by a rubber band on the water bottle in food coloring in dish soap and food coloring and blow. Have fun!