Fun Family Activities

Here you will find family activities for holidays and for year around

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 […]

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┬áChristmas 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┬áthe things […]

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 […]

Christmas Eve Tradition for Families

Christmas Eve Traditions for Families

Christmas Eve Traditions where one my favorite memories growing up. I always got to open one gift on Christmas Eve night in addition to opening our Christmas Pajama present. It was something that I loved growing up and I knew when I had kids I would continue this tradition. Christmas Eve Traditions Each Christmas Eve […]

Best Christmas Books for Kids

best Christmas books for kids

Every Christmas Eve we give our children a new Christmas book, we have a Christmas tradition built around this. I thought that I would share with you our top 10 Christmas books for kids. Top 10 Christmas Books for Kids 1.The Night Before Christmas   This is a classic. Nothing makes it feel more like […]

Thanksgiving Craft for Kids- Gratitude Handprint Tree

Thanksgiving Craft for Kids Gratitude Tree

This year I wanted to do a special Thanksgiving Activity that had to do with thankfulness with my daughter this year because this is the first year she really “gets” it. We have read Thanksgiving books in years past and every year we have a gratitude tradition. But even still she never really understood what […]

10 Tips for a Stress Free Christmas Season

Stress free christmas tips

I think we all want a stress free Christmas season but don’t always know how to make it stress free. I am a list maker. Having a list in-hand helps cut down on my stress in any given situation. Even if you are not a natural planner or list maker like me, having a general […]

{Fall Family Activity} Corn Maze

Fall Activity for Families corn maze

A fall family tradition for our family is going to a corn maze each year. It really is fun for kids of all ages and adults too! Each year we have gone, my kids have liked it for different reasons. This year my 3 1/2 year old daughter especially loved it and really used her […]

20 Top Educational Videos for Kids

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We sometimes like to watch Youtube song videos on our TV or on our tablet as part of my daughter’s daily screen time. But we liked to watch educational youtube videos for toddlers and sometimes it is hard to know what is educational. I thought I would share with you some of our favorites educational […]

Fall Activity for Families

Fall Activity for Families

I am someone who loves traditions. Holiday or seasonal traditions are some of my fondest memories as a child and it is something that I knew was important and something I wanted to continue when I started my own family. Traditions are such a great way to for the family to get closer together, have […]

Top Disney Park Tips for What to do and What NOT to do

Disney Park Tips

You may not know it from these pictures where we all look like we are having a great time but this trip was an object lesson in whatever can go wrong, will. Let me give you some back story. I love Disney, I am one of those weird people that dreamed of taking their kids […]

Birthday Cake Art

Kids Birthday cake art craft

  Birthdays are fun and around here we like to make them into a big deal. It is that one special day that is devoted to celebrating YOU. This easy art project is fun to celebrate a child’s birthday or also makes a very fun gift for a grandparent. What you’ll need: Paper Paint Paint […]

How I Rediscovered Happiness in Motherhood

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    I have been absent from this blog for a long time. The truth is there is a lot that I have been absent from in my life. See, I had my second baby 9 months ago and it has really thrown me for a loop and has caused me to question everything I […]