DIY Snow Globes

Snow globes fascinate children—and adults too for that matter. There’s something deeply relaxing about watching glittery snow swirl around inside the globe on a cold winter’s night.   DIY snow globes are even better. With a little supervision, children can make these winter crafts as gifts for grandparents, friends, and

5 Fun Winter Games for Kids

When people think of winter games for kids, they tend to think of the old standbys—snowball fights, building snowmen, making snow angels, and tobogganing. Wonderful though these activities are, we think the winter months hold many more opportunities for fun and play. Here’s five fun winter games for kids we

5 Fun Snowflake Crafts

When it’s too cold to play outside and children need something to do, why not explore the world of winter crafts? Snowflake crafts really catch children’s imagination. The natural beauty and symmetry of a snowflake can be reproduced easily with these simple, fun projects.   Stained Glass Snowflakes Stained glass

History of Baby New Year

The image of Baby New Year fascinates children, who naturally see themselves in the cartoon toddler who represents the transition from one year to the next. This interest can lead to kids asking why the new year is a baby, which can sometimes be tricky to answer. We’ve assembled a

Help Your Kids Make New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s resolutions help parents teach children how to make changes in their lives and pursue positive goals. To make any new year’s resolution for kids enjoyable and rewarding, however, you need to plan a little. The results are well worth the effort, so next when January 1st rolls around,

Homemade Holiday Cookbook Recipes

Every family has its own special holiday recipes—food and treats that are only made during the holiday season and make celebrations extra special. A homemade holiday cookbook is a great way to preserve these memories in one place.   Whether your homemade holiday cookbook is professionally formatted and bound or

5 Holiday Games for Kids

The winter holidays are an exciting time for children, which is a blessing and, well, sometimes a bit less of a blessing. On the one hand, it’s great watching those eager little faces. On the other, that much energy needs to be channeled or it’s going to finds its own,

How to Handle Holiday Birthdays

Holiday birthdays often prove a challenge for parents. How do you make sure your child’s birthday gets the attention it deserves when all around you people are celebrating Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Hanukah? We’ve got a few suggestions to make sure your little one’s birthday remains special.   No Dual Gifts!

Christmas Eve Traditions from other Cultures

Teaching children about traditions from other cultures develops an appreciation and tolerance for other people. The days before Christmas offer wonderful opportunities to introduce children to other cultures and how they celebrate the winter holidays. Together, you and your child have a whole world of amazing differences to explore—why not

7 Gift Ideas for Baby’s First Christmas

A baby’s first Christmas is an exciting time—mostly for the parents. The baby himself is a little young to understand what’s happening. This means baby’s first Christmas gift is likely to be appreciated more by Mom and Dad that the little one. It also means you have plenty of opportunities