Easy Spider Craft for Kids to Make

Here’s an easy spider craft for kids using chenille stems and soda tabs! These spiders are quick and fun to make. This spider craft would add a bit of creepy and spooktacular decor for any Halloween party. Or use them as a prop to act out the Itsy Bitsy Spider song. Since this spider craft […]

A Fun Game for President’s Day

Add a little learning to your long President’s Day weekend with this fun twist on an old game. It’s so fun, your kids may not even notice that they are learning! One year I came across the Gettysburg Address read by Jeff Daniels. It happened to be the day before President’s Day about a decade […]

Embossed Snowflake Ornaments Easy Craft

These embossed snowflake ornaments are an easy craft for kids to do over the Winter break! Wouldn’t these ornaments look lovely hanging from the ceiling or in a window of your home? The embossing is quite simple to do, and you probably have everything you need to make these embossed snowflake ornaments. With the help […]

Printable Planner Pages 2019 Free Download

Happy New Year, friends! I have a special printable gift to share with you. These printable planner pages will help you get organized and plan out your goals for the new year. In this printable, you will find templates for setting yearly goals, monthly goals, a weekly meal planner sheet, and lots more! Print out […]

Awesome Stocking Stuffers for Teens and Tweens

These ideas for stocking stuffers for teens or tweens are sure to delight! Stockings have always been my very favorite part of Christmas morning.  My kids are allowed to open them while my husband and I are making coffee. I love listening to them exclaim over their tiny treasures as we spend time waking up. […]

Nature Study Dos and Don’ts

A nature study does not have to be challenging or difficult. Read below for all the tips and tricks I use for designing a nature study in an authentic way with my sweet, spirited, and LOUD little boys! DON’T – Get Frustrated I had spent the morning preparing my boys, just turned 7 and almost […]

Gardening with Kids

Disclosure: I’m sharing #Tide in my life as part of a Tide sponsored series for Socialstars™. All opinions are my own. Gardening with kids can foster a love of nature while they learn more about how food is grown. There are many opportunities for learning and problem solving. Plus, gardening can be a great way to spend quality […]

Sandwich Making Station

Disclosure: I’m sharing #Tide in my life as part of a Tide sponsored series for Socialstars™. All opinions are my own. An easy way to encourage kids to be independent is to give them more responsibilities. Why not start them off on the road to independence with making part of their own lunches? This sandwich […]

#LoveAtFirstSplash at Kalahari in Pocono Mountains, PA!

Disclosure: My family was hosted by Kalahari Resorts and Conventions for the purposes of this review. All opinions are my own. Looking for a family getaway with lots of active fun? Kalahari Resorts and Conventions is about to reveal Phase II construction of its Pocono Mountains, PA location. This expansion will make Kalahari Resorts and […]

15 Netflix Streaming Downloads for Kids 8-12

This post is sponsored by our friends at Netflix, and I am a proud member of the Netflix #StreamTeam. All opinions are my own. Netflix Streaming announced a new download feature, and it is the holiday gift we have all been eagerly anticipating! With Netflix Streaming downloads, you can quickly and easily add your favorite […]

#PokemonAtGameStop Power Trade Offer – Limited Time!

It’s the 20th anniversary year of Pokémon! Do you have someone on your holiday gift list who would love the new Pokémon Sun and/or Pokémon Moon games for Nintendo 3DS? If so, GameStop is offering a great Power Trade offer that could be used towards the purchase of Pokémon Sun or Moon for less! It is […]

Quirky Shows on Netflix Streaming

This post is sponsored by Netflix. I am proud to be a member of the Netflix StreamTeam, and I received promotional materials for the purposes of this post. All opinions are my own. Did you know that Netflix Streaming offers lots of quirky and fun television shows available to watch instantly using any device that […]

10 Ways to Show Appreciation for Teachers

Teachers work hard to make sure their students are learning and performing their best in the classroom. Many times, teachers spend their own money on school supplies, work late hours, or take continuing education classes to stay informed. That is why I am thrilled to help spread the word about SONIC Drive-In’s #ThanksTeach campaign in […]

Proud to be in the #GoodnessCircle

I’m sharing the Tom’s of Maine #GoodnessCircle as part of a sponsored series of posts. All opinions are my own. While attending a recent blogging conference, I had the opportunity to connect with the inspiring team from Tom’s of Maine! I was happy to learn about how they strive to produce eco-friendly products and partner […]

Get More Sleep! Like a Boss.

Are you tired? Do you wish you had a better night’s sleep? Do you fantasize about all the things you could accomplish with a good night’s rest? You are not alone! The National Sleep Foundation recommends that adults have between 7 and 9 hours of sleep each night, and yet 20% of American adults report […]

Cool New Netflix Series for Kids

Looking for a cool Netflix series for kids and tweens? Good news! Netflix recently released an exclusive new original series — Dreamworks Animations Dragons: Race to the Edge. Both of my kids enjoyed the How to Train Your Dragon books and movie series, so this new series was a big hit with them! I love that […]

Favorite Snacks at Disney World

There are so many options for delicious snacks at Disney World! If you have the Disney Dining Plan, you may be wondering how best to use your snack credits. These Disney World snacks became instant favorites when our family recently visited Disney World as part of the 2015 Disney Social Media Moms Celebration. While there are […]

Composting with Kids

Composting is an earth-friendly method of adding nutrient-rich humus back to depleted soil. Compost consists of decomposed organic matter from both the yard and kitchen. Teaching children the why and how behind composting helps them to become responsible, caring environmental stewards. Plus, it’s fun! Here is a simple guide to getting started with composting with kids: The Why Plants need […]