Snow Dough Super Simple Recipe

Snow Dough

Sometimes it is too cold to go play in the snow or maybe it doesn’t snow where you live or hasn’t started snowing yet. Try this snow dough instead. Snow dough is a variation of cloud dough which is super soft and pliable sensory dough that is great for sensory bins. Snow dough is great […]

Winter is for Snow Book & Snow Dough Activity

Snow Dough

  Last year we received the children’s book Winter is for Snow by Robert Neubecker as a gift and we absolutely love it. This book is about two siblings, a girl and a boy. The boy loves winter and loves the snow and the girl does not and has a really bad attitude about going […]

Christmas Activities & Crafts for Toddlers {Giveaway}

Christmas Activities and Crafts for toddlers

I love Christmas time with a toddler in the house. Seeing their excitement and the way their eyes light up is one of my favorite things. I have decided to share with you 20 Christmas activities and crafts for toddlers to help make your toddler’s Christmas even more fun!  As much fun as Christmas is for […]

Teaching Kids Gratitude: A Thanksgiving Tradition

Thanksgiving tradition for kids to learn gratitude

  Today is my day to share for the 21 Days of Gratitude Challenge hosted by Inspired by Family Magazine. I think that sometimes Thanksgiving and the meaning of Thanksgiving gets brushed over with the Christmas bustle getting started earlier and earlier each year. While I love Christmas and the whole Christmas season, I think […]

Thanksgiving Craft for Kids- Hand Print Turkey Puppet

Turkey Hand Print Puppet Thanksgiving Craft for Kids

You can’t get by Thanksgiving without making the classic Thanksgiving craft for kids- The Hand Print Turkey. This simple and easy turkey can be made in a variety ways and can be simple or more elaborate. We decided to make a Turkey Hand Print Puppet for our Thanksgiving craft! For this activity you will need: […]

Volcano Science Project for Kids

Volcano Science Project

STEM education is so important for children. It is what the future holds in the job market and it is part of our everyday lives. I have 2 girls and so I place a high importance on exposing them to easy science experiments for kids because of the STEM gender gap. The thing about science is […]

Make Christmas Memorable- An Ornament Tradition

holiday ornament tradition

**This post was sponsored by Zazzle.com, all opinions are my own.** I have talked at length about my love for Christmas traditions. Traditions are a way to make incredible memories and to really bond as a family. They’re the things that our children are going to remember and cherish when they are grown. Traditions are the things […]

Winter Wonderland 1st Birthday Party

Winter Wonderland 1st Birthday Party

  My youngest daughter just turned one and we threw her a Winter Wonderland 1st Birthday Party! It turned out so fun and I thought I would share some winter wonderland party ideas with you!  WINTER WONDERLAND PARTY DECOR     This winter wonderland birthday sign made by Seidel Designs and the frame custom made by Poppies ‘n Posies. […]

No Cook Snowman Playdough

Snowman Playdough

This is an easy no cook and no cream of tartar playdough recipe. By adding some glitter, this is the perfect playdough for snowman playdough activities. For this playdough recipe you’ll need: 4 cups of flour 2 cups of salt 1 1/2 cup water (if it comes out a bit dry, add a little bit more […]

5 Tip for Baking with Toddlers

Baking with Toddlers

With the holidays coming up, baking season is upon us. We usually have so many events we need to bake for, so why not get the kids involved and make it a way to spend some quality time together? I know, baking with toddlers or kids can be messy and stressful but with a few simple […]

Top 10 Christmas Crafts for Kids

Cute Christmas Crafts for Kids

Christmas time is upon us! Get into the spirit with your kids by making some cute Christmas crafts for kids. I have compiled a list of the top 10 Christmas crafts for kids! Cute Christmas Crafts for Kids 1. Cupcake Liner Christmas Tree Ornament   2. Peppermint Candy Christmas Ornaments   3. Paper Plate Santa Claus   […]

8 Ways to Ditch Distractions and Be Present

Distractions

We are mothering in a time when there are so many demands on our time. We are expected to do it all and we are always connected. While technology and the internet definitely has its benefits, I think that there are also many negative effects. We are the first generation that is raising kids while […]

Best Toys for Toddlers Gift Ideas

Best Christmas toys ideas for toddlers

What are the best toys for toddlers for gifts that they will actually play with a month later? This is a question that I ask myself each year when it is time to go Christmas shopping. Budgets are tight at Christmas time for most families and you want the most bang for your buck. You want […]

10 Christmas Traditions for a Magical Christmas

Christmas Activities and Traditions for Families

  You may have heard the saying that traditions are, in part, the glue that binds our families together. I believe this whole heartedly, my family traditions growing up are some of my fondest memories. When I started my family with my husband we created our own family traditions and they have only grown since […]