Easy and Fun Easter Egg Hunt Ideas For Kids

If you love having Easter Egg Hunts for the Kids but need some inspiration, you’ve come to the right place. These are some totally different easter egg hunt ideas. If you need something other than candy to fill the balls of plastic, here are some no candy Easter Egg Filler ideas! Glow in the Dark […]

New Dad Baby Bonding Tips: How Dads Can Bond With The Baby

After having a baby, one of the adjustments you undertake as a new Mom is your relationship with your husband because this person is now a Daddy – a new role. The role comes with changes on their end too. I spend most of my days taking care of our newborn son (and most of […]

My Favorite Wearable Baby Blanket – The Halo Sleep Sack

Registering for baby products can be a fun experience or an overwhelming one. For me, it was the latter. There are many products, many brands, and many pieces of advice to sort through. All while in the throes of morning sickness and mood swings. (Taking the bar exam was easier.) However, one that was a […]

The Reasons Having A Dog Prepares You For Parenting

Why Having a Dog Prepares You For a Baby I remember the day each came into my life. The joy, the fear, and the major learning curve for each. My first often tempted my patience. My second had many health issues in her first months of life. Each taught me that life is precious. To […]

Do I Need a Baby Monitor & Best Baby Monitors

I cannot believe that so much emphasis is put on this “must-have” for today’s new parents. Our parents (and grandparents) did not have such a “trinket” as baby monitors. Then again, the technology did not exist during their time. I am fairly confident that if it did exist, they would have been running out the […]

Social Emotional Learning Toys and Resources For Parents and Kids

If you have a child with cognitive challenges, you are very familiar with the concept and the therapies around Social Emotional Learning (SEL). However, during the Covid-19 pandemic, SEL has risen to the forefront as a need and a tool for all parents and kids. Many children have not gotten social opportunities in months as […]

How to Make a Leprechaun Trap

 Here is how to make a Leprechaun Trap so the kids can see if they can trap a Leprechaun on the eve of St. Patrick’s Day. Here are a couple of ideas, but anything they can think up and imagine is always a great thing too. Leprechaun Trap Items Just find empty coffee containers, empty […]

Seven Simple St. Patrick’s Day Activities And Ideas For Kids

Whether you are Irish or not, whether you can spell claddagh or you can’t, celebrating St. Patrick’s Day can be fun, as well as good cultural exposure for your children. So here are some St. Patrick’s Day activities for kids of all ages. If you have younger kids, here are some fun ways to spice […]

TOTY 2021: The Hottest Toys of the Year

The 2021 Toy of the Year TOTY Award winners were announced today by The Toy Association. The TOTY Awards are like the “Oscars” of the toy industry. The awards indicate to consumers what are the hottest toys of the year. The finalists were selected from 557 nominees. Then each was reviewed and ranked by eighteen […]

Easy, Quick, Cheap Classroom Valentines Day Card Idea

Here is an idea for a quick, cheap, and easy class Valentine’s Day card using crayons! Keep reading to learn how to pull off last minute class cards! If you are anything like me, you get a heads up from the classroom teacher just a few days in advance that kids should bring in Valentine’s […]

25 Life Organization Goals To Do in February – Free Printable

So you have tackled your home organization goals in January using this checklist challenge. Now it is time to do these 25 life organization goals in February (or whatever month you want to do it in!) This is a blend of home, personal, and family goals that will help you get organized before spring. Hang […]

The Best Valentine’s Day Zoom Backgrounds to Use In February

Whether homeschooling, working from home, remote learning, virtual dating, or connecting with family and friends – why not have fun with your virtual backgrounds on Zoom and other online platforms for Valentine’s Day and all of February. Even if your computer is not compatible with the build-in virtual backgrounds, you can always get an inexpensive […]

Resources for Parents On How to Discuss The News With Kids

PBS Kids has shared some resources for families who are looking for guidance on how to discuss news stories with their children, grandchildren, etc. While most kids are online, it is even more of an issue for younger children with remote learning. In the past, they are often not exposed. Yet, I know in our […]

The Best Way to Get Kids To Wash Their Hands

If you are reading this, then you know how hard it is to get kids to wash their hands – whether they are two or twelve! So I want to introduce you to some of my favorite soaps for kids! I have used all of these soaps with great success and they have wow-ed many […]

Ten Toys That Educate And Entertain Toddlers And Preschoolers

If you have toddlers and preschoolers at home, keeping them entertained is a must! Yet, how can parents and caregivers entertain and educate at the same time? In the toy lineup below, these toys do both and also have other benefits that toddlers can work on – like communication and fine motor skills.   Tinkle […]