I See Me! – If My Dog Could Talk

  *This article was written by Scott Smith and originally posted on Consumers Advocate. For centuries, people have wondered what their dogs are thinking. Sure, we can all translate when our dogs’ tails are wagging — it means they’re happy. When they’re barking and circling the front door, it means

Baby Photo Album Ideas

Baby’s first year is an exciting time, filled with memories you’ll want to cherish for a lifetime. In response to this, the market overflows with baby albums, many containing space to record weight, height, and other important information, such as first word, favorite toy, and so on.   Commercial baby

4 Patriotic 4th of July Crafts

Independence Day is one of the most exciting days of the summer for children, with parades, marching bands, family BBQs, and, of course, firework displays. Use these four 4th of July crafts for kids to channel some of the excitement they feel when America’s birthday rolls around.   Popsicle Stick

Volunteer Opportunities for Kids

It’s important for kids to know even small acts can make a difference. Volunteering teaches this lesson and builds caring and empathy in children from an early age. Even toddlers are capable of learning about compassion and community responsibility through volunteering.   Finding the Age Appropriate Volunteering Activities Choosing the

How to Make Homemade Ice Cream

Summer is coming, and with it the demands for ice cream—from children and adults alike. Very little tastes better than some creamy vanilla ice cream on a hot day. We’d like to share a recipe we found that explains how to make homemade ice cream in small amounts within a

The Benefits of Coloring with Your Children

The health benefits of coloring books are well-documented, and it’s not uncommon for therapists to prescribe coloring books for adults to patients as calming and relaxation therapy. Coloring is especially helpful for patients suffering from PTSD, anxiety, and stress-related conditions; the act of coloring helps people focus on an enjoyable,

5 Personalized Baptism Gifts

Baptism and Christening are important events, representing a child’s first interaction with church and faith. True, the baby won’t remember the event, but it’s a deeply moving milestone for new parents and the congregation at large.   Personalized baptism gifts reflect both the solemnity and joy of the occasion, and