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Coloring Crafts for National Coloring Book Day

Coloring is a creative activity for kids that helps them focus, express their artistic sensibility, and spend fun time with friends! To celebrate National Coloring Book Day, we’ve put together some fun art activities for kids that all involve coloring! Tape Name Art This coloring project for kids is a perfect way to spend quality time with friends and family. Make your own name art you can hang on the wall   You’ll need: Painter’s tape

25 Summer Activities for Kids

The kids are out of school and full of boundless energy! Without the structure of school, you’ll want to schedule some fun summer activities and experiences that will get the kids outside and engaged in learning. These summer activities for kids will keep them occupied and entertained this summer! Visit a museum you’ve never been to before. Stop by a farmer’s market and pick up fresh fruits and vegetables for dinner. Go rock hunting and

7 Summer Science Activities for Kids

Children are constantly exploring the world around them, and eager to discover as much as possible. Adding science experiments for kids to your preschooler’s at-home activities helps foster a love of science that will serve her well when she starts school. With these seven summer science projects, you might learn something too! Seed Jar Experiments Germination occurs when a seed starts to grow, but as seeds are usually underground you rarely see the early part

5 Ways to Nurture Kindness in Your Kids

Developing kindness in your children at a young age will help them grow to be conscientious, compassionate adults. Rather than provide a lecture or educational lesson on kindness, there are day-to-day things you can do for and with your child to encourage understanding and empathy. Here are some suggestions to teach kindness in your child on a regular basis. Arrange a play date with your child’s friend or classmate. Schedule playtime with your child’s friend

Tips for Traveling with Kids

Taking family trips with your kids is a great way to make lasting memories. These tips for traveling with kids will help make your travel experience smoother and more stress free.Build to a big trip Rather than embarking on a long vacation with young kids, try taking a few short weekend trips or staycations to help your kids adjust to the schedule and routine of travel. Once you’ve been on a couple overnight stays, your

Throwing a Kindergarten Graduation Party

While most parents consider college graduation to be a celebration-worthy occasion, a child graduating from kindergarten is also a momentous milestone. Like a baby’s first steps or first word, a child’s graduation from kindergarten marks an important step forward in development. Celebrate the occasion with a family party and make memories you will treasure long after your child has graduated college! Invite Friends and Family A kindergarten graduation party with friends and family is a

Motivate Your Kids to Be Leaders

The Parkland, Florida high school students who have become activists set an important example of how our youth can take on powerful leadership roles to inspire change. Motivating your child to be a leader at a young age can help build his confidence, self-esteem, and social awareness. These skills will help your child become a successful, responsible adult who understands how to work both independently and within a group successfully. To help instill leadership skills

Easy Instant Pot Recipes for Busy Moms

After a long day that may include some or all of the following: work, cleaning, bill pay, laundry, taking this one to soccer practice and that one to dance class—the last thing you want to do is spend an hour over a hot stove top cooking an elaborate meal that will disappear in minutes. The Instant Pot is the best invention since the double espresso Frappuccino, cutting down on cooking time without sacrificing flavor—giving you

Travel Safety Tips – Traveling with Your Pet

For pet owners traveling with their fur-babies, safety is a top priority. Pets are family members, providing comfort, support, and unconditional love. We pamper our pets with the best custom-made gifts and accessories—sweaters, tutus, crystal collars, and even personalized books! So when we travel, leaving them behind can be heart-wrenching. According to the APPA National Pet Owners Survey, 68% of U.S. households own a pet, and an increasing number of pet owners are traveling with

Starting a Kids’ Book Club

A kids’ book club is great for children of all reading levels, whether they’re avid readers or need a little encouragement to keep them interested in books. If you can’t find a children’s book club at your local library or school, it’s easy enough to create your own. Often organizing a kids’ book club is as easy as adding some reading time to your existing playdates. We’ve got some suggestions to help you and your