How To Make Finger Paint

how to make finger paints

My kids love art. I mean most kids love the opportunity to be creative, express their imagination, and make a mess (LOL!) I am going to share with you a recipe for how to make finger paint that is easy to do. You and your kids will have so much fun making these finger paints […]

Sports: An Activity The Whole Family Can Enjoy

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Sports are so much fun, regardless of if you are playing them or watching them. Sports are a great American past time, just imagine the hot dogs, drinks, giant foam fingers and tons of pictures. Why not share the great past time of playing sports or watching them together with your family?  Fanatics.com, a college […]

DIY Tissue Paper Flowers

DIY Tissue Paper Flowers

I love finding new crafts for kids that are fun, simple, and use few materials that I know I already have on hand. Rainy day and don’t feel like leaving the house? Bring out the tissue paper and whip up these pretty flowers! Kids love this colorful Tissue Paper Flower Craft because it requires very […]

6 Easy Mason Jar Crafts

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Living in the South, we see people using mason jars, decorating with them, or creating them into something unique that you wouldn’t have thought of.  If you even wanted, you could make gifts, bake a dessert in it, or make a salad to- go in the jar! I love mason jars because they are so […]

Family Activities for Business Trips

family activities for business trips

My family and I are currently in Maryland for a conference! If you travel with family often like my family and I do, then you know the struggle that may arise when trying to keep your younger children occupied and squeezing in family time between work meetings. Check out my list of Family Activities for Business […]

Favorite Series for Reluctant Readers

Favorite Series for Reluctant Readers

Many kids love to read, and be read to. They love to choose books from the library or the bookstore, and can’t wait to curl up in a nook and read for hours. It can be frustrating for parents when their children aren’t naturally inclined to read. Often reluctant readers are discouraged from being interested […]

America’s Best Swimming Cities

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This post about swimming is sponsored by USA Swimming. Swimming in Nashville Swimming has always been a fun summer pass time. Ever since I was a kid I have wanted to swim in every pool, lake, or clear river I have set my eyes on. My kids are the same way! Part of the fun […]

How To Make a Hollowed Out Book

DIY hollowed out book

Looking to hide some loot? Or maybe you simply want a hidden charging station for your iPhone? There are plenty of ways to use a hollowed out book and it is an easy craft for DIY’ers.  This tutorial will show you how to make a hollowed out book which any child would treasure! How To […]

Fun Family Activities for a Gloomy Day

Family Activities

Summer is known to be a hot and fun season! However, there are still days rainy and gloomy days that may hinder plans. It is upsetting, but it’s even worse when your activities are outside. To help make a gloomy day brighter, I give you fun family activities for a rainy day! Fun Family Activities […]

Best 10 Ways to Prevent Summer Learning Slide

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Summer is now upon us and kids will be enjoying a long break away from school. No more early morning starts, pop quizzes or homework assignments – just family vacations to enjoy, playing outside with friends and hours of kid’s TV shows to catch up on –absolute bliss!  However, as I’m sure a lot of […]