Summer Entertainment for Kids – Free Printables

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Once the final school bell of the year rings, keeping the kids engaged and occupied for the next three months lies solely on you and whatever childcare you’ve lined up for the summer. Fear not! We’ve found 6 totally free, downloadable printables, guaranteed to be welcomed diversions on more than one rainy day, long car […]

Boredom Busters to the Rescue!

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The blogosphere is abuzz with ideas for “boredom boxes” which are cleverly assembled collections of ideas and tools for kids to create and for parents to have at the ready for the inevitable cries of “Mom, I’m bored!” Boredom boxes, sometimes called boredom busters, include ideas for fun activities to entertain, occupy and sometimes educate kids – […]

Let’s Hear It For the Red, White and Blue!

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The 4th of July is nearly upon us – get the party started with fun treats and decorations that’ll pump up the patriotism at your house. All you need for a fantastic July 4th BBQ is good company, good food and these fun, festive decorations and sweet treats.   Red, White and Blueberry Yogurt Popsicles No food […]

World Cup Fun for the Family

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If you haven’t yet caught World Cup fever, it’s not too late to get in on the excitement and cheer for the home team. Team USA secured its place in the last 16 of the World Cup and will play Belgium on Tuesday, July 1 – just days before our nation celebrates its Independence Day. Kick […]

Teacher Gifts to Show Your Thanks

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With the end of the school year in sight, it’s time to think about teacher gifts for your children’s tireless educators. Teachers have one of the toughest jobs on the planet. Each September, families hand over their children, and entrust teachers to nurture, enrich and fill their minds with knowledge and responsibility to help prepare for the […]

7 Simple Kid’s Crafts for Mother’s Day

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Why not surprise a special mom by helping her kids create a heart-felt, homemade gift to show their love this Mother’s Day? Here are 7 simple DIY gifts kids can create with a little help from you: 1. Mother’s Day Coupon Book Download our Mother’s Day Coupon Book printable template to make an extra-thoughtful gift mom […]

Simple St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids

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As luck would have it, there are oodles of St. Patty’s Day crafts to keep your kids happily entertained. We’ve rounded up 10 of our favorites that are just right for little ones. Simple St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids Rainbow Streamers A simple craft made from a paper plate, paints and tissue paper strips. […]

5 Ways to Celebrate the Olympics with Your Family

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The 2014 Olympic Winter Games kick off Friday, February 7 in Sochi, Russia. Don’t miss out on the chance to get your kids engaged and excited about a spectacular, inspiring event that happens just once every four years. Even little kids will enjoy these fun activities designed for celebrating the Olympics, family style. 5 Ways […]

10 Creative Ideas for Entertaining a Toddler (in the dead of winter!)

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With temperatures reaching inhumane lows across the country, you or your sitter are likely trapped in the house with the kids and in near desperate need for new ways to keep them entertained. Save your sanity with these fun ideas for keeping little kids happy and engaged 10 Creative Ideas for Entertaining a Toddler (in […]

5 Fun Winter Crafts for Kids

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With kids spending a lot more time indoors during the dreary winter months, be sure to arm yourself and your sitter or nanny with a few fun DIY art projects to keep them occupied and entertained. Check out these five creative projects that are sure to keep everyone happy. 5 Fun Winter Crafts for Kids […]