Inspire Kids to Love Reading

Want to inspire your kids to love reading? These 16 easy ideas are perfect for getting kids to love books- great tips for teaching and parenting kindergarden and preschool kids with strong literacy skills!

It may seem like summer vacation just began, but believe it or not, the kids will be back to school soon. What better time to get the kids reading?!  Here are some ways to inspire kids to love books—and it’s…

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Things to do at the beach

Looking for fun things to do at the beach? These family activities are good for all ages, are free (or almost free) and are great for chilly days too!

If you’ve every gotten stuck there on a cooler day, you probably wish you had lots of things to do at the beach that don’t involve getting wet, or taking off jackets. Even if you’re just visiting as a family and…

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Barber Shop Party on a budget!

Throw a barber shop party on a budget - a perfect third birthday party for a boy or girl! Or, you can eventhrow it as an adult party... From favors to decor, to free printables and food ideas - and even some cool activities - you'll find everything you need to throw a barber shop birthday part without breaking the bank!

Last fall, when M turned 3 and we finally cut off his mop of curls, we threw him a barber shop party – and as is my tendency, we DIYed as much as possible and kept things budget friendly. As…

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Picky Eating Tips & Tricks

These picky eating tips tricks and hacks are super helpful! They come from a fellow mom and have taken her through her toddler's fussy eating stages. Some great practical parenting tips that are totally positive and gentle ways to get kids to eat healthy foods.

One day, pasta is a winner. The next day it’s basically poison, because you added sauce. How dare you add sauce? The week after you did it all wrong, because you made ‘pighetti and not pasta! EVERYONE knows that ‘pighetti…

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