Slinky Fish Craft

Slinky Fish Craft – All you need is construction paper, scissors and glue stick for this fun and colorful kids craft! The slinky “cut” makes the fish flexible, almost like it’s swimming! Over spring break we had lots of projects going on here at the house to keep the kiddos busy. We always seem to have some sort of project or experiment in the works. We’ve made squeeze balls, glitter water bracelets, magnetic slime and fairy bottles to name a few. {Read More}

When Should My Child Start Seeing a Dentist? + Free Printable Tooth Brushing Chart

When Should My Child Start Seeing a Dentist? – Tips on caring for your child’s teeth and a free printable tooth brushing chart to make brushing fun and part of their daily routine! This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of First Impressions Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics. The opinions are all mine. “When should my child start seeing a dentist?” Just like you, I wondered the same thing after having our first son, Dane. Did you know that {Read More}

Printable Potty Training Chart

Printable Potty Training Chart – FREE, printable potty training chart! Use stickers, or frame and use a dry erase marker to mark off success. Child earns a reward when the chart is filled! Thank you to Clorox® for sponsoring this post. All the content and opinions expressed here are all my own. Ahh, yes. I know why you’re here. You have a little one in the family who is transitioning from diapers to the potty, don’t you? Maybe you’re the {Read More}

Printable Morning Routine Charts

Printable Morning Routine Charts – Free printable kids morning routine charts to help teach kids independence and provide guidance for their morning routine! Charts for boys and girls! Today we’re talking about getting up in the morning. If you’re visiting today, you’re probably here to snag these printable morning routine charts for your little kiddos. Before you do, hear me out for a second. As adults, you might agree that it’s not always easy to just pop out of bed in {Read More}

How I Finally Got My Preschooler to Sleep

How I Finally Got My Preschooler to Sleep – If you feel like you’ve tried everything to get your little one to sleep, I have one more idea for you! I remember when the kids were infants and Josh and I wondered if we’d ever sleep again. As the years went by, sleep schedules continued to improve. . .especially for our son, Dane. Our daughter, Cora, was a bit of a different story. As a toddler she’d often wake during {Read More}

How to Make Magnetic Slime

How to Make Magnetic Slime -Wondering how to make slime with magnetic qualities? This step-by-step tutorial is so helpful and even includes a video! This post may include affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. Spring break this year was a little boring – at least for my son. My husband was off bass fishing in Texas with a buddy, my daughter was at daycare (like usual) and Dane stayed at home with me while I worked. Although he said that the days {Read More}

Kids Squeeze Ball

Kids squeeze ball, stress ball, squishy ball. . .whatever you’d like to call it. This toy keeps kids busy for hours and they are so simple to make! Here’s how to make a kids squeeze ball! This post includes affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. What’s a Kids Squeeze Ball you ask? Apparently it’s the coolest thing ever, according to my 7 year-old, Dane. You may have also heard them called exercise balls, squishy toys, relaxable balls, stress balls, isoflex balls, stress relievers. . {Read More}

Printable Bedtime Routine Charts

Before Josh and I had kids, we would come home from work at the end of the day, fix something for dinner (or order out), chat about the day, watch a little TV or go on a walk and then head to bed to get a good night’s sleep. Did you catch the key phrase “before kids?” These days, our evenings are a bit more structured. They have to be. My kids thrive off structure and routine. Do yours, too? Today {Read More}

100 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Kids

This post includes affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. How’s everyone doing with their Christmas shopping? Believe it or not, I didn’t go shopping on Black Friday this year. The truth is, I haven’t gone since the kids were born. I do most of my Christmas shopping online. Why? Because it’s just easier and I can do it from the comfort of my own home. So, today, is one of my favorite days of the year. . .Cyber Monday! And that’s {Read More}

Tom Turkey Cupcakes

Oh my goodness! How is it November already?! This year has been flying by WAY too fast. I’m starting to think about Thanksgiving – and I’m beginning to stress a little about Christmas. When the holidays approach, I often get a “how am I going to get everything done” feeling before I really even know what I actually need to get done. LOL What a weirdo, right?  Like most years, I’ve made a vow to try and get started a little earlier {Read More}