7 Imagination Activities for Kids

Imaginative children are generally more creative, better problem-solvers, and more confident than their peers, so child psychologists emphasize the need for imaginative play. Unfortunately, the modern world’s fixation on television, video games, and highly structured activities tends to stifle, rather than encourage, imagination. We’d like to suggest seven imagination activities

5 Flower Girl Gift Ideas

Your wedding’s flower girl might be a serious-minded nine-year-old, pleased to be considered mature enough to be included in the wedding party. Or perhaps she’s a two-year-old, guided down the aisle by a bridesmaid. Either way, you’ll want to commemorate her role in your wedding with an appropriate gift. We’ve

5 Ring Bearer Gift Ideas

A wedding’s young ring bearer has an enormous responsibility. He has to walk down the aisle carrying the rings, making sure they get to the bride and groom safely. It might not seem like a big deal to an adult, but to a child of four or five, this is

Personalized School Supplies for Kids

It’s a day that’s been coming since birth: your child’s first day of school. This is a symbolic rite of passage—only big kids go to school, after all—and your child may be excited, scared, or both. You might feel the same way. Basic Supplies Whether your little scholar is heading

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3 Keepsake Gifts for Babies

New parents receive plenty of advice. Family, friends, neighbors, doctors, and yes, complete strangers all have their opinions on parenting newborn babies, whether you asked for advice or not. At I See Me, we believe one piece of advice is absolutely indispensable: enjoy your new baby. Those first few months

Building a Healthy Sense of Self in Children

Growing up in a society obsessed with physical beauty and good looks is difficult, whether or not a child’s appearance matches cultural expectations (and few people do). Social pressures surrounding appearance can leave children thinking their only worth lies in their looks, whether they’re considered “pretty” or not by the

7 Fun Family Bonding Activities

Television shows have their place in a child’s life, but sitting in front of the TV doesn’t bring you closer together as a family. Instead of watching more TV, why not make some memories with these seven fun family bonding activities? Games Night When was the last time you pulled

Promoting Acts of Kindness for Kids

As parents, we want our kids to be happy. We also want them to be kind, grateful, and helpful. Fortunately, happiness and caring go hand-in-hand—in fact, the more people help others the happier they become. That isn’t just fanciful idealism—scientists have discovered helping others activates the brain’s reward system. Our

Hearing Your Name Called

Even young children love to hear their own names—it’s one reason I See Me’s customized board books are so popular. We wondered, however, why children seem to focus on their names so intently. What, exactly, happens in a child’s brain when she hears her name? The first thing we discovered

How Coloring Books Relieve Stress

Coloring books are enjoyed a surge of popularity right now. An activity once considered only for children has been embraced by adults looking for a calming, stress-reducing hobby. Oddly, the interest in coloring for grown-ups means we’ve begun to shed some light on how coloring books relieve stress & positively