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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

Teaching Your Kids About Memorial Day

Memorial Day weekend is a perfect time to participate in family activities such as barbeques, backyard lawn games, and beach trips. But it can also make a positive impact on your kids to teach them the more serious meaning behind Memorial Day. As you pack in the family fun during

Five Inspiring Earth Day Activities for Kids

Celebrate our Earth on April 22nd and support your environment with these family-friendly Earth Day activities! Go on a Nature Walk Discover the beauty and wonder of nature all around you! Take a walk around your neighborhood or at a free local park, and have your child point out everything

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

Spring Break Activities for Kids: Ideas for the Whole F…

What is Spring Break? Spring break is a week-long vacation for students, usually held close to Easter. While often associated with university and college students, students from elementary to high school also get to enjoy spring break. It’s not always easy to come up with activities for kids during spring

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How to Make Slime for Kids

If you’ve been wondering how to make slime for kids, you’ve probably come across recipes for home-made slime using borax as a key ingredient. Borax isn’t the safest ingredient—it can be toxic if not properly diluted. In March of 2017 an eleven-year-old girl suffered second and third-degree burns on her

One Year Old boy celebrating birthday

Documenting Baby’s Milestones

Baby’s first year is a year of wonder and firsts—first smile, first word, first tentative steps, and many more—as baby explores her environment and learns about the world. It’s important to document baby milestones, both for medical reasons and your memories of this magical time. When everything baby does for

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Coloring with Your Kids: The Benefits of Coloring for A…

Grownups used to only pick up pencil crayons when coloring with kids, but the popularity of adult coloring books changed that. Coloring is now seen as a relaxing alternative to meditation for adults whether they’re parents or not. The benefits grownups receive from adult coloring books like Color in the

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Pumpkin-Inspired Recipes for Kids

Between Halloween and Thanksgiving, the humble pumpkin becomes one of America’s most popular foods. If you’re making pumpkin treats for the family, why not get the kids involved? Our selection of kid-friendly pumpkin recipes will help you teach children the basics of cooking while whipping up some tasty treats. Pumpkin

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Benefits of Coloring with Your Kids

It’s becoming clear adults as well as kids enjoy the benefits of coloring. A whole range of adult coloring books are now available for older members of the family. Parents can color their grown-up books while kids use their own, or you can find coloring books designed for parents and