Ever dreamed of taking a family vacation to a national park?
Do you have a 4th grader?
This may be your year! Check out the Every Kid in a Park program, which allows free admission to all US National parks for forth grade age children and their families.
Ever wish you could design the layout of your own planner just the way you like it? Here is your chance! Our Build Your Own Planner system starts by allowing you to choose a cover that matches your style.Read More
1. Write and Remember
Studies have shown that we remember things better if we write them down and see it on paper. Using these extra senses of touch and sight builds the memory's ability to recall needed information. Feeling the pen and seeing the words on paper not only builds a stronger memory but can also reduce stress levels and increase productivity. The ability to write things down and get them out of our current thinking process, reduces our worries and allows us to focus on enjoying the moment we are in.
We asked parents, kids, and families to let us know what their favorite books were, especially to read with each other. Lots of great suggestions came our way, including these fifteen favorites:Read More
An over the door shoe organizer makes a simple, easy, and space saving way to store greeting cards and tags.Read More
Good tags and cards are the finishing touch to any great gift, so we have been on the search for simple, easy, and printer-friendly gift tags and cards. After creating a few to stock up our own supply, we also found that a cute set of tags makes a great gift for family and friends.
Here are a few of the favorites!Read More
Any great designer will tell you the best way to add life and warmth to a room is by adding a plant. Sometimes however a real plant is not an option. This DIY wreath is a simple, inexpensive and easy way to get the job done in the corner of this white kitchen.Read More
Parenting at times, seems to come with a lot of advice from others. And while not all of it can be appreciated, good advice from parents who are a little farther down the family path and who have gained some solid wisdom, is worth a lot.
Some of the best parenting advice I have ever received came from a mom, with kids just a few years older than my toddlers, about how they handled chores at their house. It went something like this:
After a few days of rain and clouds it is so nice to put the sun back on the weather chart!
Weather magnets are a great way for kids to track the weather each day and helps everyone in the family know how many layers to put on before heading out the door.
Want a weather chart for your family? For a limited time, order a chalk board mini (website or Etsy) and leave a request in the note box at checkout, and we'll add the "Today's Weather" graphics for free.
We figured it out! After years of testing, and tweaking, and tasting, we've finally perfected our recipe for amazing chocolate chip cookies. All who try them agree. It usually only takes one bite before they are asking for the recipe and here it is! You're welcome! Enjoy!!Read More
Sometimes talking the kids into helping out around the house is harder than just getting the chores done yourself, but the payoff is greater that you might think. Here are five great reasons to enlist your kids in tackling the family to-do list.Read More
Muffin mix stored and made in a mason jar can make morning breakfasts a little smoother.Read More