Every holiday is a chance to have fun and celebrate with your kids. Here are some fun tips for How To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day With Your Kids. From the moment they wake up until time to go to bed, they will love being little leprechauns in your house!… [read more]
Dr. Seuss’s birthday is March 2, but you can start celebrating now! While there are many Dr. Seuss crafts out there, you have never seen one like this before. Take a peek below at how to craft your own Lorax flower pot craft, complete with Truffula tree accents. This Lorax craft is so easy and inexpensive, and everything you need can be found at your local dollar store. Take a look at how you can craft your own.… [read more]
Children often get freebies as incentives to lure parents. Restaurants usually offer programs that offer free kids meals with a paying adult entree purchase. Often, you’ll find museums run specials letting children in free with a paying adult on certain days of the week. Even home improvement stores such as Lowes, offer free programs that let kids tinker and create a themed item they get to take home. It’s all wonderful, but these 5 free every day life treats to pamper parents are for moms and dads!
1. Free Starbucks – What parent doesn’t love a good cup of coffee or tea? You might already know about My Starbucks Rewards program, which will earn you freebies, but did you know that My Starbucks Rewards members at Green and Gold are entitled to free refills on iced coffee, brewed coffee, iced tea, and hot tea, as long as they are in the store? If you’re having a cup of joe with some pals and run out, you can get a free refill as long as you haven’t left the store. This also counts for in-store locations like Target and Meijer. So, grab a cup of iced tea before you begin your grocery shopping and ask for a refill before you checkout. It will make shopping so much sweeter! Plus, you can order a coffee, but refill with a hot tea or vice-versa.
Snow might mean spending a great deal of time indoors, which can ultimately lead to some serious cabin fever. If your children are itching to get out and have some snow fun, take a look at these 7 fun snow day activities to do with kids. These snow day activities are a great way to get out and be active! Here is how you can get started.… [read more]
I am an avid reader and use every opportinuty to encourage my kids to read, lining the shelves with books, leaving them on tables, or in baskets next to a comfy chair- moms lap is the favorite though. Bright picture books with engaging stories that I can read to them are the best way to grab their interest.
We have built up quite a collection from board books to chapter books. But these 11 picture books are the ones that are winners, chosen night after night for story time or just to thumb through on their own. They love them not only for the wonderful illustrations but also the silly, entertaining stories they contain. Most of them contain a simple lesson, some are just silly, all are fun to read.… [read more]
As a parent, Building Healthy Relationships With Your Teen can be one of the hardest things you will encounter. We all know the stories of the teen years being rocky, but you don’t have to have that. Working on communication with your child and keeping an open heart can make these years some of the bet you have with your child. We have some great thoughts to share with you on how to make the teen years something to enjoy and not dread. … [read more]