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10 Ways to Change the Atmosphere of Your Home

50 AWESOME open ended questions that will help you get to know your kids better. Ex: What would you do if you were invisible for a day? you could print them all, cut them out and put in a jar... ask a new one every night at dinner, or use on a long car trip, etc. Or use them for a fun ticket out the door.

This is what you draw on your kid's hand to keep them busy for 30 minutes. Brady loved this, entertained him all night!!

"waiting games" to play in a restaurant with your kids

This would be awesome to give a child before sending them off to their first year of college.

Motherhood Ideas: 1. Movie Night: every Friday 2. Interviews: ask family questions, figure out goals 3. Lunch Dates: Once a month take child out of school lunch for a date 4. Mother's Day Letters: Write love letter to child each year 5. Clean Ten: When things get cluttered, say "clean 10" and everyone picks up 10 things 6. Late Nights: Each kid gets 1 night a week to stay up 15 mins later for 1 on 1 attention time 7. Happies and Sads: At dinner take turns saying best part of day and worst

Raising grateful kids in an entitled world.

10 parenting rules you can break

Teaching children the difference between saying thoughts and thinking thoughts. First the kids get to squeeze out a travel size tube of toothpaste and make a mess. Then have them try to put the toothpaste back in the tube. They will of course find it impossible to do and it is a great way to illustrate that we can't take back words that are hurtful to others.

Another pinner said, "I LOVE the ideas on this blog for natural and logical consequences, using scripture to reinforce, and using a general rule of showing love!"

ACA: Transforming your iPhone 5 into a kid-friendly camera by Booga Innovations, LLC, via Kickstarter. ACA is a case and app kit that turns your iPhone 5 into a fun to use camera for kids.

Teach the Gospel ideas to kids in a fun way. Wow this mom is amazing! Also has great ideas for helping your kids develop a love for reading the scriptures.

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.

For neighborhood kids during homework and chore time.

Glass Bottle Cutting- You can soak a piece of yarn in nail polish remover, tie around bottle, light with a lighter, let burn all the way around for about 10-15 seconds then dip in bowl of cold water perfect spilt every time.

Under the table hammock. Too cool.

6 cups water, 1 cup corn syrup, 2 cups regular strength Joy dish soap. Previous pinner said- They were industrial strength, un-poppable.

No-flour, no salt play-dough recipe. Results are silky smooth dough! Uses Baking soda and corn starch.

DIY Make a Bouncing Ball!

Turn a wipes case into felt board -- glue felt to the back and store the picture pieces inside.

Fluffy Stuff (2 boxes cornstarch and 1 can shaving cream; color if desired) -- moldable

Wow

100 ways to avoid tv

Homemade bath crayons? Here's just 1 of the hundreds of great ideas on this family website "A Magical Childhood"

200 ways to bless your child with a happy childhood. Makes me feel like I'm doing some things right : )